Double A side Single just out!

Indian Holy Man & Karma Blues

As a taster to upcoming album ‘irreverent melodies’

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by The Oxbow Lake Band

Receiving UK and European national Radio play, has been much appreciated, notably (being big UK radio fans) by our favourite shows on BBC Radio 2, 4, 6 & Scotland (with a special note to the radio presenters who went out of their way to make such kind comments about our records and also music magazine's, fanzines etc)

Reviews of our new EP Hypocrisy & Hope:-

  • "Give thanks!" Craig Charles (bbc6music radio funk and soul show)
  • "Absolutely irresistible!" francesco adinolfi - beat connection rai radio 1 Italy
  • "Stormin" BBC Radio Scotland Jazz House
  • "Cool Grooves" Shindig Magazine
  • "One bona fide cracker" Joe Blogs/sussed magazine
  • "Smokin hot!" Pete the Punk Shmu FM
  • "Stormin! A British horn driven soul delivered with passion, class and the authenticity of Stax" Heavy Soul Mag
  • Thanks to Jim Gellatly, BBC Newcastle, and podcasters (and due to google search any others we can't see!!) for playing, much appreciated.

Reviews of our EP Boy Angus:-

  • "Very very good indeed" Paul Jones BBC radio 2
  • "A banger! And it's great!" Craig Charles (bbc6music radio funk and soul show)
  • "Funky bunch of chaps, we like that" Stephen Duffy (the jazz house bbc radio Scotland)
  • "Dexy's with a touch of the Style Council" Huffington Post
  • "A bit of a belter!" Andy Lewis (DJ, acid jazz artist and paul wellers bass player)
  • "Brilliant" jim gellatly amazing radio
  • "Time for some early morning soul" Tom morton (BBC radio Scotland )
  • "Fecking great...as if Booker T and The MG’s were a pub band" sussed magazine
  • "Storming diamond of an EP" scootering magazine
  • "Nice!" Heavy soul mag.
  • "Fantastic band"  Eddie Piller & Dean Rudland (acid jazz records) on their modcast
  • "great groove" Captain Stax (Mod Radio UK)
  • "very nice indeed" Wayne Hemingway (Designer & Vintage Festival Head)
  • "throw everything but the kitchen sink into this fiery floorshaker" mark raison - monkey picks

the band


Based in the north of Scotland. A 7 piece bombardment of good time funkiness. Heavy in horns and Hammond organ

Releasing eclectic sounds on vinyl through record label Village Sunsets Records. If you want to shoe horn us into a genre then try "rhythm n beat"

Vocals, Guitars / Andy Oxbow

Organ Grinder, blues harp n Vocals /Daryl Short

Trombone, Vocals / Kenny Shand

Bass / Marcin

Drums / Kev Martin

Percussion / Neil Smith

Sax / James Younie


live at belladrum festival 2017

Black Isle Brewery Tent Grassroots stage (thanks to Cat for Phone Vid)

What’d I say and Louie Louie (covers) Belladrum 2018 Burke n Hare party zone!! Thanks to the conga dancers!

Thanks to Cat for vid (again!), who likes to video us when we’re playing Ray Charles !!?? Ha


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