Best Girl Athlete – Best Girl Athlete [Fitlike]

Katie Buchan, otherwise known as Best Girl Athlete, has returned with her new self-titled album, which includes an eclectic mix of tracks displaying her strength in producing a strong and diverse range of music. The album opens with ‘Baby Come Home’, one of the strongest tracks on the album. It is a hauntingly dark songContinue reading “Best Girl Athlete – Best Girl Athlete [Fitlike]”

Tracks of 2017 (50-41)

50. Stillhound – ‘X, Y & Dread’ ‘X, Y & Dread’ is a very stylish song, which is very sparing with its sound, never over-doing anything, with electronic sounds range from punchy and in your face – perhaps even discordant – to subtle, nuanced and quiet. Stillhound have a distinct style, which this release suggests isContinue reading “Tracks of 2017 (50-41)”

Albums of 2017 (30-21)

Albums 30-21 – 20-11 – 10-1 EPs 30-21 – 20-11 – 10-1 30. ULTRAS – ULTRAS [Hello Thor] The brain child of Over The Wall’s Wav Prentice ULTRAS’ debut record caught our ears through its wide ranging influences, colourful tones and Prentice’s ever enthusiastic impassioned delivery. 29. Sun Rose – The Essential Luxury [Last Night From Glasgow] The band formerly known asContinue reading “Albums of 2017 (30-21)”

Wide Days Showcases ft. Be Charlotte, Best Girl Athlete, Elle Exxe, Tongues, The Van T’s, Scumpulse

Having not made the conferences during the day due to work commitment I arrived at Wide Days for, well, the best bit. Let’s face it people talking about the music industry can be very interesting and entertaining, and there were some topics on this year’s agenda which I would have very much like to haveContinue reading “Wide Days Showcases ft. Be Charlotte, Best Girl Athlete, Elle Exxe, Tongues, The Van T’s, Scumpulse”

Albums of 2015 (10-1)

20-11  –  10-1  –  Tracks & EPs 10 Hector Bizerk – The Waltz of Modern Psychiatry If there is one thing Hector Bizerk are always on hand to offer, it is something new and for the Glasgow hip-hop act it perhaps doesn’t get more boundary-pushing than writing the soundtrack for Crazy Jane, a play about a 19th-centuryContinue reading “Albums of 2015 (10-1)”

Tracks of 2015 (10-1)

30-21  –  20-11  –  10-1  –  EPs & albums 10 Martha Ffion – No Applause [Lost Map] Offering a sweeter take on 60s rock Martha Ffion has managed to grab a lot of attention this year since we first caught her support Jessica Pratt in April. Blending lo-fi fuzz guitar, sleek vocals and poetic lyricism ‘No Applause’Continue reading “Tracks of 2015 (10-1)”

Best Girl Athlete – ‘Seven Seconds’ [Fit Like]

Katie Buchan, better known as Best Girl Athlete, returns with new single ‘Seven Seconds’, taken from her album, Carve Every Word’, which was released in March this year. The Aberdeen born folk/pop singer demonstrates her ability to write melodic, peaceful music, which is highlighted throughout the single. It is very delicate; with the gentle vocalsContinue reading “Best Girl Athlete – ‘Seven Seconds’ [Fit Like]”

Best Girl Athlete – Carve Every Word [Minty Fresh/Fitlike]

Listening to the new Best Girl Athlete album, Carve Every Word, it is difficult to believe that behind it all is 15-year-old Katie Buchan. It is difficult to believe because this album contains sounds, which compliment each other and mature lyrical content alongside strong vocals. Opening with ‘Winter Sun’, we are introduced to the mixContinue reading “Best Girl Athlete – Carve Every Word [Minty Fresh/Fitlike]”

Best Girl Athlete – ‘Leave It All Behind/Best Girl Athlete in School’ 

Close your eyes and take a second to embrace the subtle tones of Best Girl Athlete (aka Katie Buchan) who at the young age of 15 has managed to execute and produce quite a charming debut double single. ‘Best Girl Athlete in School’ is a soft, laid back piece, that conjures memories of slow SundayContinue reading “Best Girl Athlete – ‘Leave It All Behind/Best Girl Athlete in School’ “