Celtic Connections: Three Blind Wolves, John Knox Sex Club at The Hug and Pint, 25/1/16

With Burns night in full flow, where better to be than the sweaty basement of The Hug and Pint for tonight’s Celtic Connections show, where two of Glasgow’s best loved underground bands treat us to a feast of live music? Those who were worried that John Knox Sex Club had called it quits for goodContinue reading “Celtic Connections: Three Blind Wolves, John Knox Sex Club at The Hug and Pint, 25/1/16”

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Tracks of 2014

19 Atom Tree – ‘Sinner’ [Hotgem] The opening track of the Glasgow electronic trio’s latest EP, Clouds, introduced us to vocalist Julie Knox, who’s powerful and emotive voice slides brilliantly into Atom Tree’s deep synthpop, alerting people the trio on a much bigger scale than before, and rightfully so. 19 Call To Mind – ‘Breathe’Continue reading “Tracks of 2014”

The Phantom Band, John Knox Sex Club at The Arches, 12/12/14

The congregation gathers on the coldest night of the year so far to attend the double sermon at the underground temple that is The Arches. First to take to the pulpit is John Knox Sex Club; opening with fan favourite ‘Kiss the Dirt’, the sharp, deep guitar sets the tone for what is to follow.Continue reading “The Phantom Band, John Knox Sex Club at The Arches, 12/12/14”

John Knox Sex Club (Album Launch) at Stereo, 23/10/14

“Here we are, we start in the middle, here we are we start again” Rain, equestrian Duke Of Wellington statue with a cone on its head, The Clockwork Orange, The Waverley and now John Knox Sex Club at Stereo, the list of Glasgow institutions is certainly on the rise. It’s not that far fetched! HavingContinue reading “John Knox Sex Club (Album Launch) at Stereo, 23/10/14”

John Knox Sex Club – Oh wow! Must be the devil [Instinctive Racoon]

John Knox Sex Club’s highly anticipated new album Oh wow! Must be the devil is provocative, powerful and energetic, maintaining the band’s revolutionary yet poetic stance cemented within the previous two critically acclaimed albums. Oh wow! Must be the devil still endorses the street-preacher enthusiasm and wall-of-sound explosions that the band are recognised for, yetContinue reading “John Knox Sex Club – Oh wow! Must be the devil [Instinctive Racoon]”