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)”

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Vegan Connections, 12/8/17

Tonight over Renfield Lane’s two venues, The Old Hairdressers and Stereo, and further afield, Vegan Connections has gathered together some of Glasgow’s best bands and beyond. Terrafraid open the Hairdressers, giving their all even though not more of a hand full of revellers have yet arrived; melodic pop songs with a lot of heart and gritContinue reading “Vegan Connections, 12/8/17”

Photo Review: Saint Luke’s All Dayer, 6/8/17

The beautiful east end converted church venue Saint Luke’s and accompanying bar the Winged Ox play host to their second all dayer event that looks to become a fixture of the Glasgow music calendar. With a host of local talent filling the bill it was a hot ticket on the weekend that many had travelledContinue reading “Photo Review: Saint Luke’s All Dayer, 6/8/17”

West End Festival All Dayer at Oran Mor 18/6/17

It only comes around once a year but Oran Mor’s All Dayer is one of the West End Festival’s most coveted musical events, this year boasting 17 bands across three stages and offering something for everyone, from pounding Scottish rock to electronic acts and dad-friendly acoustic nostalgia (it is Father’s Day after all). Kicking thingsContinue reading “West End Festival All Dayer at Oran Mor 18/6/17”

Campfires in Winter – Ischaemia [Olive Grove]

Campfires In Winter are now well-established faces on the Glasgow indie rock scene, so it comes as some surprise that it has taken the Croy four-piece so long to get around to releasing their debut record Ischaemia. The record is the follow up to a multitude of singles and EPs over the past few years andContinue reading “Campfires in Winter – Ischaemia [Olive Grove]”

Campfires in Winter – ‘Free Me From the Howl’ [Olive Grove]

The first thing that Campfires in Winter strikes you with is catchy, relatable and simple lyrics amidst a memorable rhythm. The bassline drives the song from start to finish and supports the effortless and natural vocals throughout. ‘Free Me From The Howl’ is an evolving and dynamic track that incorporates a lot of instruments andContinue reading “Campfires in Winter – ‘Free Me From the Howl’ [Olive Grove]”

Campfires in Winter at The Hug and Pint, 17/6/16

As the venue approaches its first birthday, it’s hard to argue that Synergy, who are in charge of booking at The Hug and Pint, hasn’t been killing it. The former Roxy has become an essential part of Glasgow’s live music scene welcoming great acts from the American and European underground as well as a wholeContinue reading “Campfires in Winter at The Hug and Pint, 17/6/16”

Scottish Alternative Music Awards Showcase with Vukovi, Campfires in Winter, The Rising Souls at CitizenM, 14/08/15

With the sixth Scottish Alternative Music Awards fast approaching, this is the third showcase before the main night on October 8. Having been to every SAMA’s gig this year, like many others I’m eagerly awaiting the main show; with the 2015 awards being later on in the year, we have been incited with live musicContinue reading “Scottish Alternative Music Awards Showcase with Vukovi, Campfires in Winter, The Rising Souls at CitizenM, 14/08/15”

Campfires In Winter Christmas Party

Campfires In Winter have announced a special Christmas show at Sloans Grand Ballroom on December 17, featuring friends and special guests. It seems like the summer festival season is only just over yet the inevitable John Lewis Christmas advert is just around the corner. It’s likely that your Christmas spirit is still locked away inContinue reading “Campfires In Winter Christmas Party”

Campfires In Winter – ‘We’ll Exist’

It’s easy to compare Campfires In Winterto other Scottish post rock bands, but ‘We’ll Exist’ ensures they stand out on their own. The opening piano melody really sets the tone for the song, a beautifully delicate yet intense tone. Sunken, heavy bass lines complimented by the dulcet vocals in the verses capture your attention instantly,Continue reading “Campfires In Winter – ‘We’ll Exist’”