Audrey Tait

Award: Fusion Fund

Year: 2018

Genre: Rock/Pop

Instrument/voice type: Drums

Location: Scotland

Website: www.novasound.net

As a drummer, Audrey has toured extensively and reached the final of worldwide drumming competition ‘Hit Like A Girl’. Her notable live performances and showcases include SxSW (Austin, Texas), BBC Introducing, Transmusicales Festival (France), The Great Escape, T in the Park and The Royal Albert Hall. With Scottish hip-hop band Hector Bizerk, she’s supported The Libertines, Public Enemy and Jurassic 5 - amongst many more and also been part of bands opening for Snow Patrol and Paolo Nutini. 

Named as “one of Scotland’s most innovative music producers”, her work has featured on BBC Radio 1, BBC Radio 3 and BBC Scotland as well as being the only female producer shortlisted for the coveted Scottish Album of the Year Award for two of the four albums made with Hector Bizerk. 

A multi-instrumentalist, Audrey is one half of folk/rock duo, The Miss’s, playing guitar in the live set up as well as producing their two albums. More recently, her composition work has branched further into theatre and short film - soundtracking productions including ‘Crazy Jane’, 'Miranda & Caliban: The Making of a Monster’, ’The Tin Soldier’ (Birds of Paradise Theatre) and TAM (Greenlight Creative). This work inspired the creation of Novasound -  a new Glasgow-based songwriting and production house with Lauren Gilmour.

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