With the likes of DF Concerts monopolising the Glasgow concert scene and even Bloc getting a lick of paint, those who like their gigs rough and ready are being pushed ever further underground. Fortunately for such hardy characters, there are still a handful of places in the city, like The Old Hairdressers, whose gig venueContinue reading “Poor Things, Pinact, SHARPTOOTH, Halfrican at The Old Hairdressers, 27/6/15”
Halfrican are a riotous and raucous Glaswegian punk band fond of larking around in shorts and ripping through the Bay City Rollers’ ‘Shang-A-Lang’ like it’s a car they just stole and intend to crash in a ball of flames. After a couple of years on the Glasgow underground scene the double A-side ‘Life is Hard/He’sContinue reading “Halfrican – ‘Life is Hard/He’s Around’ [El Rancho]”
Glasgow’s best band with matching shorts released their double A-side ‘Life Is Hard/He’s Around today on El Rancho Records and we’ve got a wee premiere the new track for the former track. Check it out, it’s a pre sneery, evil effort.
The longlist for The Blog Sound of 2015 was announced this morning and two acts from north of the border have made the list, both from Glasgow, in Halfrican and Prides which was picked from 62 music sites UK wide, include ravechild. The Blog Sound of 2015 poll aims to showcase some of the bestContinue reading “Two Scottish Acts on the Long List for The Blog Sound of 2015”
Halloween is an intreguing time of year to see live music and always seems to bring the best out in a live show, so the MILK girls have made a return to bring us one more of what usually is their most riotous gig of the year. I’m near the back of the room asContinue reading “MILK Halloween Party ft. Halfrican, Skinny Dipper at Flat 0/1, 29/10/14”
Young Philadelphia are 100 riff a minute noise-mathematicians, stitching together all kinds of mismatched tempos, time signatures and dynamic shifts, yet they still know how to lock into a good groove, as songs like ‘LQDBRKFST’ show. Halfrican combine the catchiest 60s garage psych and surf licks with an impressive amount of manic punk intensity, sortContinue reading “Holy Mountain, Halfrican, Young Philadelphia at Stereo, 18/10/14”