Electric Fields 2016, Day One, 26/7/16

Back down in Dumfries for another Electric Fields and this year the festival has seen a whole load of new investment, resulting in a stronger, less Scottish oriented line up, an extra day of music, larger stages, better food and an all round bigger feel. And it all seems to pay off, at less thanContinue reading “Electric Fields 2016, Day One, 26/7/16”

Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival, 6/8/16

It’s déjà vu on the final day of Belladrum, as I find myself once again in the XpoNorth Seedlings tent at the crack of dawn (in festival terms anyway). This time however it’s with far higher hopes, as Herald Unsigned winners We Came From Wolves are up to kick things off, a band whose moodyContinue reading “Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival, 6/8/16”

Public Service Broadcasting at O2 ABC Glasgow, 2/5/15

When Yuri Alekseyevich Gagarin successfully orbited the earth on 12 April 1961, little did he know the impact that that first successful lap of our planet would have. He almost certainly never anticipated that five-and-half-decades on, his name would be immortalised in song as a dancing astronaut jived next to a trio of brass playersContinue reading “Public Service Broadcasting at O2 ABC Glasgow, 2/5/15”