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Spare Snare

Spare Snare

Spare Snare is a lo-fi band from Dundee, Scotland

Founded in the very early 90s the band have released 10 albums to date, mostly on their own Chute Records. They have also recorded 4 John Peel Sessions. In the 1995 John Peel Festive 50, the band were number 32 with Bugs. Spare Snare have been cited as an influence on acts such as Snow Patrol and the Fence Collective. Spare Snare was also voted as the 46th best Scottish band of all time,.

Spare Snare released their 9th album "Victor" in June 2010, which was voted the 19th Best Scottish Album of 2010. The band made two rare live appearances at the Fence Collective Homegame festival in Anstruther and Tigerfest in Dunfermline in 2010. A live session was performed for the Marc Riley BBC 6Music radio show on 16 July 2009.

Spare Snare released their 10th album titled "Our Jazz" in April 2013, which was voted the 7th Best Scottish Album of 2013.