Celtic Connections: Jozef van Wissem, Laura Cannell at Platform, 22/1/16

Though folk musicians Laura Cannell and Jozef van Wissem present themselves entirely differently (the former polite and self-deprecating, the latter sneering, aggressive and silent), both utilise the imperfections in early musical instruments to their advantage, creating unique effects out of moments that are slightly out of tune, where the instruments squeak or crack. Easterhouse’s artsContinue reading “Celtic Connections: Jozef van Wissem, Laura Cannell at Platform, 22/1/16”

Eastern Promise returns to Platform

Eastern Promise, the two day festival of music from Scotland and beyond, returns to Platform this October. Previous years have seen performances from King Creosote, The Pastels, To Rococo Rot, Nils Frahm, Lightships and The Monochrome Set to name a few and this year there’s yet another brilliant line up including The Vaselines, Josef VanContinue reading “Eastern Promise returns to Platform”