SPINNING COIN

SPINNING COIN are a new band from glasgow featuring members of passion pusher, breakfast muff, youngstrr joey, smack wizards, the yawns, neighbourhood gout, mr peppermint, eternal fags, plaaydoh...etc...etc...


four track debut cassette coming soon on Winning Sperm Party.

Spinning Coin Gigs!
1st April - Mono, Glasgow
18th April - Fuzzkill Records night, 13th note, Glasgow
4th april - Glasgow Zine Fest, Stereo, Glasgow
13th April - Mono, Glasgow
15th May - TBC, Sheffield
16th May - Power Lunches, London
17th May - TBC, Manchester
jack mellin best guitarist in glasgow

Some of our finest local music journalists are enjoying it too,
just saying stuff like...




  • "Gets better every time, and feels like a thousand little exploding suns when the chorus hits. So good." Don't Need No Melody
  • "After only a few months of playing together, those who haven’t caught them live have had to go on only a few videos of performances to get any idea of what they are missing" Gus Stephens, Don't Be Shit Zine
  • "Pimp's aural fug with make you feel compelled to return to it again and again." Glasgow Podcart
  • "From sprightly opener Hanging Gown and the melancholic first single Albany to shameless earworm Late Late Late and the menacing Neverends, (“hatred is a dangerous feeling,”) Spinning Coin’s first effort wears its heart on its sleeve and doesn’t disappoint. Lip-smackingly loveable indie pop tied up in knots." Ted Ralph, Mangroves
  • "Usually when someone whinges at me for not writing about their music more often the response is polite on the surface but pretty much just ‘fuck off’ in my head." Matthew, Song By Toad
  • "イージットレコードが何年も前からずっと追ってきたSean Armstrong(ソロに加えて、ブログでも取り上げたThe Yawnsでもおなじみ)、最近の注目株Passion Pusherでも活動中のベーシストCal Donnelly、Plaaydohなどで活動していたドラマーのChris White、そしてSmack Wizardsなどで活動しているJack Mellinの四人組。" Eejit Records, Japan
  • "Polished enough to be audible and not just a demo, lo-fi and laid back enough to retain that effortless cool vibe, the track will swim around your head for hours after listening. " Scottish Fiction
  • "Sean Armstrong, one of the singers in Spinning Coin, has just made available his solo version of 'Albany' and it's a dreamy, Alex Chilton-like affair. Plain lovely." Not Unloved

here is a video track of that Pimp song, which will not feature on this tape:

Smack Wizards iii - released

smack wizards 3 - cover by jack mellin

It's 2015, Smack Wizards III is now available for download.

MP3s (zip file)
WAVs (zip file)

summer festival 15th, 16th & 17th August 2014

winning sperm summer party

Live local music festival using off-grid power in spaces across Glasgow you've never been to before.

Friday 15th August 6-11PM - Hamiltonhill Clay Pits, Glasgow (Map Here)
Cosmic Dead (extreme enterprising space rock outfit)
Fem Bitch Nation (dance pop trio scaling the imagination of party fun)
Golden Teacher (intense all-over-body disco ensemble)
Froth (jangly pop band with a strong sense of vibe and instrumentation)
THOTH + IMPERIUM (exciting collaboration between local apocalyptic improv deities)
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Saturday 16th August 6-11PM - at Pollok Cricket Club, Glasgow w/ Transmission Gallery (Map Here)
Joe Howe (electro synth expertise amazement fun joyful experience love)
Seconds (inventions of the alt pop mind. Songs you never forget)
Katie Schwab (DJ)
Peas n Carrots (DJ duo) ...more info
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Sunday 17th August 12-5PM - Shawlands Arcade Art Village (Map Here)
Whilst (improvisational Glasgow-world music, 'free' from green door studio)
The Yawns (lo-fidelity independent surf rockers with a promise)
Sarah Kenchington & Band (other-worldly performances played on bizarre 'imaginary' instruments created by Sarah)
Smack Wizards (crushingly melodious and 'free' instrumental pop band)
Conquering Animal Sound (prisms, atoms, disassembly, reassembly - the 21st century pop duo!)

Come along and have a great time. Freedom to express yourself any way you like;;; Be good to each other
Please donate kindly to sustain the work of the artists:
More complete details to follow shortly...

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please keep in mind these are open world events. normal laws of the land apply and everything is at your own risk etc - winning sperm party take responsibility for nothing!
torches would be a great idea for getting home in the dark after the friday and saturday shows.

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