Cutty’s Gym (EP launch), Objectified, Shredd at The Hug and Pint, 25/5/18

Contenders for hardest working band of the year, Shredd open this Cutty’s Gym EP launch at The Hug and Pint. Shredd seem to get better every gig, what happens if you improve exponentially are these guys in danger of exploding in a puff of smoke! Wearing their guitars higher than Simon Cowell’s trousers and with ChrisContinue reading “Cutty’s Gym (EP launch), Objectified, Shredd at The Hug and Pint, 25/5/18”

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Catholic Action and Friends Takeover at Tut’s, 24/3/18

Tonight looks a fantastic evening filled with lots of great new up and coming bands, both the bar and the venue spaces of King Tut’s are used all night to bring the audience eight bands in total. Kicking off the night is Herbert Powell with punchy songs and big guitar sounds; the audience start toContinue reading “Catholic Action and Friends Takeover at Tut’s, 24/3/18”

The Van T’s, Shredd, Pleasure Heads at Stereo, 16/2/18

Pleasure Heads (PLSR HDS) from Falkirk describe themselves as fuzzy pop, however on this showing they are a rock solid indie rock/pop outfit with a hankering back to 1980’s post punk. The night sees the release of their latest single ‘Middle Men’, which forms part of their guitar led set. Strong choruses, husky vocals andContinue reading “The Van T’s, Shredd, Pleasure Heads at Stereo, 16/2/18”

Tracks of 2017 (20-11)

20. Golden Teacher – ’Spiritron’ ‘Spiritron’ was the standout in an unexpected joyous surprise of a Golden Teacher full-length, No Luscious Life. The track captures the band’s effervescent live sound with an addictive mess of punk energy, otherworldly synths and Detroit funk, dancefloor hitting beats. 19. Shredd – ‘Flight of Stairs’ [Fuzzkill] ‘Flight Of Stairs’ begins withContinue reading “Tracks of 2017 (20-11)”

EPs of 2017 (10-1)

Albums 30-21 – 20-11 – 10-1 EPs 30-21 – 20-11 – 10-1 10. Foreignfox – I Used To Be A Bellydancer [Scottish Fiction] Explosive, passionate and honest, I Used To Be A Bellydance added another EP to Foreignfox’s collection, establishing their identity and staying true to the burly Scottish accents and deep-seated, emotive melodies we’ve come to love. Huge, suspense-filled tracks,Continue reading “EPs of 2017 (10-1)”

Shredd, The Animal Mothers, FAT BLACK CATS, Thee Rag N Bone Man at Stereo, 30/12/17

Thee Rag N Bone Man is a one man band (nee one man army!), a mass of equipment lays at the front of the stage as if to be set up later when Thee Rag N Bone Man straps on his guitar and starts at 100 mile an hour. A bass drum, snare drum, hiContinue reading “Shredd, The Animal Mothers, FAT BLACK CATS, Thee Rag N Bone Man at Stereo, 30/12/17”

Emubands Christmas Party with Static Union, Skjør, Edwin Organ, Shredd at Tut’s 13/12/17

The fantastic Emubands throw a party featuring a few Scottish great hopes tonight and we couldn’t be anymore excited. It’s been quite the year for fuzzy garage trio Shredd, scooping Best Newcomer at the SAMAs earlier in the year followed by releasing quite possibly their finest moment yet in ‘Flight of Stairs’ – it seemsContinue reading “Emubands Christmas Party with Static Union, Skjør, Edwin Organ, Shredd at Tut’s 13/12/17”

Shredd – ‘Flight Of Stairs’ [Fuzzkill]

Surfing on a wave of hype after being voted Best Newcomer at October’s Scottish Alternative Music Awards, Shredd release their latest single, ‘Flight Of Stairs’, following on from what has been a very successful year for a band formed just over twelve months ago. The track begins with a thundering bass, and little time isContinue reading “Shredd – ‘Flight Of Stairs’ [Fuzzkill]”

Freakender Day 2, 16/9/17

Kicking off a day sure to be filled with riotous revelry for Freakender day two are local act Kaputt, playing their first ever show, and at six bands in to the weekend we’re seeing a little sax revival as 50% of the acts on offer have contained saxophone thus far, not that we’re complaining. TheContinue reading “Freakender Day 2, 16/9/17”

Ten acts to check out at Tenement Trail 2017

Tenement Trail is back for another year and as they spread a ridiculous amount of bands over 10 venues and over nine hours we made some hard choices for who we think you should go see: Catholic Action King Tut’s, 11.15-11.45 This one promises to be a packed one so get yourself along early, notContinue reading “Ten acts to check out at Tenement Trail 2017”