Albums of 2015 (20-11)

20-11  –  10-1  –  Tracks & EPs 20 December ’91 – Quebec [Gold Mold] Probably the only album to make this year’s lists recorded on a mobile phone, Quebec showcases both December ’91’s musicianship and originality. Raw, simple but excellently put together December 91’s music clearly serves as an outlet for his emotions as it touches onContinue reading “Albums of 2015 (20-11)”

Idlewild at Barrowlands, 27/11/15

After the release of their most critically acclaimed album in over a decade earlier this year, Idlewild are on a victory lap tour of the country after a pair of sold out ABC shows back in spring. Choosing to delve deep into all corners of their back catalogue, for the evening’s show they choose toContinue reading “Idlewild at Barrowlands, 27/11/15”

T in the Park 2015 (Sunday)

Sunday morning; we’re a couple of bodies light from last night, as a couple of my pals feel the excesses of yesterday a bit much to raise themselves from their bed, regardless those of us with a job to do make the trip up following the daily Greggs cure and the trip up is relativelyContinue reading “T in the Park 2015 (Sunday)”

Idlewild, Siobhan Wilson at O2 ABC Glasgow, 8/3/15

This is the second evening of Idlewild’s two ABC shows, marking somewhat of a comeback, supporting the release of their first album in six years, Everything Ever Written Support for this evening is provided by Siobhan Wilson who opens with ‘Dear God’, a beautifully melancholy open letter to whatever omnipresent being may be up there.Continue reading “Idlewild, Siobhan Wilson at O2 ABC Glasgow, 8/3/15”

Idlewild – Everything Ever Written [Empty Words]

Listening to a new album for some is an incredibly ritualistic thing – if this doesn’t apply to you, it might be time to start. Turn everything else off, get your speakers or headphones to the perfect volume, and sink into the first Idlewild album in six years. Our first experience of post-hiatus Idlewild wasContinue reading “Idlewild – Everything Ever Written [Empty Words]”