Electric Fields 2016, Day One, 26/7/16

Back down in Dumfries for another Electric Fields and this year the festival has seen a whole load of new investment, resulting in a stronger, less Scottish oriented line up, an extra day of music, larger stages, better food and an all round bigger feel. And it all seems to pay off, at less thanContinue reading “Electric Fields 2016, Day One, 26/7/16”

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Emma Pollock – In Search of Harperfield [Chemikal Underground]

Former Delgados vocalist Emma Pollock, has just released her third studio album, In Search of HarperfieldI; featuring eleven equally distinct tracks, this album offers insight into different sides of the singer’s personality and musical style, while developing a story and featuring varying imagery mirrored by each arrangement within the each track. Without a doubt, thereContinue reading “Emma Pollock – In Search of Harperfield [Chemikal Underground]”

Wickerman (Saturday), 25/7/15

Saturday got underway in earnest with RM Hubbert on the main stage; I arrive, a little late, to him announcing: “Radio One won’t play pop songs about depression…” He describes ‘Bolt’ as a more upbeat number (facetiously described as his attempt to get mainstream radio plays), but it is followed by what, in his ownContinue reading “Wickerman (Saturday), 25/7/15”