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Debs McCoy / Bio

Debs is a Newcastle based artist and musician. She trained at The Kent Institute of Art & Design and Goldsmith's, University of London.

Debs is a multi-instrumentalist. She writes what could be described as acoustic indie-folk. She also writes cinematic soundscapes.

Debs has played live in session for the BBC. She’s received multiple plays on BBC Radio 6 Music, BBC Radio Newcastle, Amazing Radio, Newcastle Roots Music Radio, Debt Records, Radio KC, Squarepip Radio, WRIR Radio USA, OGR Radio USA, Columbia University Radio USA, Storyteller Music Australia in the past 18 months.

Debs was recently involved in the ‘Ralph’s Life CD Project’ bringing together 40 under the radar musicians along with the likes of Tom Robinson and Helen McCookerybook to raise funds and awareness for mental health issues.

Debs will be collaborating on two different projects in 2014 with British jazz pianist Matthew Bourne www.matthewbourne.com and New York based cellist Leah Coloff www.leahcoloff.com

Debs album ‘Silent The Corner' was released on 2nd June 2014 on iTunes & Spotify

What people say about Debs music:

'....actually very beautiful, haunting and other worldly....I am a fan of what she is doing'

Simon Raymonde, Bella Union Records

'Warm and engaging music from an exceptional musician and visual artist....the result is both fascinating and painfully honest.’ Tom Robinson, BBC Radio 6 Music

'Dark, cinematic, and imbued with a miasma of mysterious melancholy, it conjures up moonlight walks and more than a hint of Edgar Allen Poe'
Andy Von Pip, Von Pip Musical Express

'It’s the sort of stuff where you'd just want to put on a 
whole album and let yourself be part of that space'
Kathryn Tickell, Musician/Amazing Radio

‘…there’s a whole album of very lovely songs to hear on Amazingtunes.com…track her down, do go see her play live if you can.’
Ruth Barnes, The Other Woman, Amazing Radio

'her music, her musicianship, her voice & her songs are beguiling,beautiful & bewitching'
Johnno Casson, Musician & Music Writer for FOTN

'Quiver lipped acoustic folk from Newcastle'
Time Out, London

General Info

Band Members
Debs McCoy
Artist Name
Debs McCoy
Profile Page
https://www.reverbnation.com/debsmccoy
Genres
Folk / Indie / Acoustic

Contact Info

Location
Newcastle, UK
Manager
Stuart McCoy stuartdm@yahoo.com

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