Five Hungry Joes – A pictorial archive of the Trashcan Sinatras. Legendary Scottish Band


It’s G-roo-vy!
October 27, 2009, 6:47 pm
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Here’s the promo ad for the Japanese release of third album ‘A Happy Pocket’, which appeared in ‘Rockin’ On’ magazine.

No idea what it says, but it does list the song names just under the word Can!

rockinon_ahp_ad2006 Rockin’ On Magazine (Japan)

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It’s All Go!
October 24, 2009, 11:12 am
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Limited edition promotional CD for Go! Discs from sometime in 1993.

Two tracks from the Trashcans – Obscurity Knocks and I’ve Seen Everything – are included alongside other artists such as The La’s, The Beautiful South, Beats International and The Dostoyevsky’s (?)

godiscs_03godiscs_06godiscs_04godiscs_05godiscs_01godiscs_021993 Fine Tunes / Go! Discs Music GOCD 2002



You’ve Not Heard Anything…
October 22, 2009, 5:53 pm
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…until you’ve heard ‘I’ve Seen Everything’

This promotional advert appeared in most UK music magazines including Q. If you have a wee search around eBay, you can get yourself a framed copy of this for not a lot of money – if you like that sort of thing.

ise_ad_qmagJune 1993 Q Magazine Issue 81



It’s Snowing
October 21, 2009, 6:35 pm
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Here’s a promotional ad from Japanese publication ‘Rockin’ On’ advertising the re-issued release of the ‘Snow EP’.

This was the one which had the additional DVD bonus which included three songs – ‘Got Carried Away’, Trouble Sleeping’ and ‘Snow’ – from their 2005 show at Club Quattro, Tokyo.

snow_ad_062006 Rockin’ On Magazine (Japan)



Can You Feel The Force…
October 19, 2009, 9:53 pm
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With the support of the Scottish Arts Council, a record number of Scottish bands performed in Austin, Texas at the South-by-Southwest (SxSW) music and film festival in 2004.

The ‘Scottish Invasion’ as it was affectionately known, was an opportunity for a number of the bands including the Trashcans to showcase their talents. Others acts who performed included Biffy Clyro, Idlewild and Hobotalk.

Between March 17-21 the Trashcans made a number of appearances and interviews in support of the upcoming ‘Weightlifting’ album, with their official SxSW showcase gig, taking place at midnight at the Fox and Hound on Friday March 19.

Here’s a promo CD from this time. All tracks are studio recordings.

sxsw_comp_03sxsw_comp_01sxsw_comp_022004 Scottish Music Centre / Nemis (New Music in Scotland)




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