Albums of 2015 (10-1)

20-11  –  10-1  –  Tracks & EPs 10 Hector Bizerk – The Waltz of Modern Psychiatry If there is one thing Hector Bizerk are always on hand to offer, it is something new and for the Glasgow hip-hop act it perhaps doesn’t get more boundary-pushing than writing the soundtrack for Crazy Jane, a play about a 19th-centuryContinue reading “Albums of 2015 (10-1)”

Tracks of 2015 (10-1)

30-21  –  20-11  –  10-1  –  EPs & albums 10 Martha Ffion – No Applause [Lost Map] Offering a sweeter take on 60s rock Martha Ffion has managed to grab a lot of attention this year since we first caught her support Jessica Pratt in April. Blending lo-fi fuzz guitar, sleek vocals and poetic lyricism ‘No Applause’Continue reading “Tracks of 2015 (10-1)”

Electric Fields, 29/8/15

The journey down to Electric Fields begins post 9am and a ‘Happy Bus’ from Buchanan Bus Station; how anyone can muster up the energy to be “happy” at this time in the morning is beyond me and the atmosphere on the bus is as you’d expect from bed missing music lovers with not to manyContinue reading “Electric Fields, 29/8/15”

Miaoux Miaoux – School of Velocity [Chemikal Underground]

Miaoux Miaoux’s second album Escape Velocity is an electropop record, with a heavy nod towards the futuristic sounds of the 80s and a split personality; half disco pop, half experimental. Opener ‘Launch Loop’ nods its head toward Hot Chip, with Julian Corrie’s voice almost close enough to fool voice recognition algorithms. Arpeggiated staccato ‘Star Sickness’Continue reading “Miaoux Miaoux – School of Velocity [Chemikal Underground]”

Live review: Doune the Rabbit Hole Festival, 26-29/8/13