Celtic Connections: Out Lines, Hamish Hawk at Saint Lukes, 4/2/17

The final night of Celtic Connections and have they saved the best till last? Hamish Hawk opens the show with a stripped back set, just him and a guitar; a gentle polite set with plenty of audience interaction. The lack of accompaniment exposes the quality of his singing and songwriting to all and it goesContinue reading “Celtic Connections: Out Lines, Hamish Hawk at Saint Lukes, 4/2/17”

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Track of 2017 (30-21)

30. Siobhan Wilson – ‘Whatever Helps’ [Song, by Toad] Immediately, ‘Whatever Helps’ shows off a more darker tone than Siobhan Wilson’s earlier, more twee-sounding material; the delicately soft vocal remain, but it is now layered, and more ominous sounding. An ode to fighting against a lost love, and the depression that comes with it, theContinue reading “Track of 2017 (30-21)”

Albums of 2017 (10-1)

Albums 30-21 – 20-11 – 10-1 EPs 30-21 – 20-11 – 10-1 10. Bdy_Prts – Fly Invisible Hero [Aggrocat] We would say that Fly Invisible Hero is a record that’s seldom seem in this day and age, but we’ve place another album slightly further up the list that BDY_PRTS will no doubt have taken influence from, what we can sayContinue reading “Albums of 2017 (10-1)”

Out Lines – Conflats [Rock Action]

It’s been a great year for Scottish music when out of nowhere comes an album which could top them all. Out Lines who could loosely be termed a Scottish super group, with Twilight Sad’s James Graham, SAY Album of the Year (2015) award winner Kathryn Joseph and producer Marcus MacKay, who were all drawn togetherContinue reading “Out Lines – Conflats [Rock Action]”