Q+A: Josephine Sillars and Laurence Made Me Cry

In this industry it can be hard for many female folk singers to really make a name for themselves without just being branded as yet another singer-songwriter. However, every so often there are a couple of standouts who by taking risks can really cause a stir – thankfully Josephine Sillars and Jo Whitby aka LaurenceContinue reading “Q+A: Josephine Sillars and Laurence Made Me Cry”

XpoNorth Showcases, Inverness, 9/6/16

The showcases for day two start once again in the Ironworks and this time the free drinks are coupled with music; firstly The Pictish Trail and as Johnny Lynch enters the stage air boxing you know you’re in for a treat. This is first time I’ve managed to witness Johnny Lynch playing in a nonContinue reading “XpoNorth Showcases, Inverness, 9/6/16”

Laurence Made Me Cry – Titans’ Daughter [Stitch In Time]

Laurence Made Me Cry’s new EP, Titans’ Daughter, takes you on a journey to heartbreak, love and lust, through Glasgow bedrooms and Highland sanctuaries. Opener, ‘By the Throat’ begins with the echo of sensual vocals before getting you hooked with a 90s inspired electronic beat and the familiar backing vocals of Chrissy Barnacle. Lyrically Titans’Continue reading “Laurence Made Me Cry – Titans’ Daughter [Stitch In Time]”

Oh So Quiet, Blanco White, Laurence Made Me Cry at The Hug and Pint, 7/9/15

The recent opening of the new small venue-come-cool hipster hang out The Hug And Pint has been exciting to say the least, as it’s bringing through fresh new artists. Tonight is no different, as this cosy affair on this particular Monday evening brings three very talented and interesting performers. The mood is laid back, withContinue reading “Oh So Quiet, Blanco White, Laurence Made Me Cry at The Hug and Pint, 7/9/15”