Nieves, Akela at Tut’s, 18/12/15

Thanks to a typically manic last Friday before Christmas, I’d pretty much resigned myself to missing out on Nieves’ second sold out Tut’s gig of 2015. Unwilling to admit defeat, I decide an eleventh hour dash through to Glasgow is worth a punt, and, with a little Wacky Races-esque driving, I arrive just in timeContinue reading “Nieves, Akela at Tut’s, 18/12/15”

Akela – Past Sunrise

Taking the forms of traditional country and folk music and mixing them with energetic indie rock, Akela is the project of Ben Gracie and live band members Matthew Colquhoun, Ross Cochran-Brash and Ben Marshall and ‘Past Sunrise’ is their latest single. Bounding in on a bouncy drumbeat and swiftly strummed acoustic guitar suspiciously reminiscent ofContinue reading “Akela – Past Sunrise”

Scottish Fiction presents Mt. Doubt, Akela, Dec’ 91 at The Hug and Pint, 4/8/15

Scottish Fiction, the platform created by Neil Wilson to champion new local bands through a website, radio show, and gigs, is responsible for tonight in The Hug and Pint, a tiny new venue on Great Western Road. First up is Dec’ 91, the musical moniker of Craig Ferrie, who has recently recorded his first albumContinue reading “Scottish Fiction presents Mt. Doubt, Akela, Dec’ 91 at The Hug and Pint, 4/8/15”