Albums of 2017 (30-21)

Albums 30-21 – 20-11 – 10-1 EPs 30-21 – 20-11 – 10-1 30. ULTRAS – ULTRAS [Hello Thor] The brain child of Over The Wall’s Wav Prentice ULTRAS’ debut record caught our ears through its wide ranging influences, colourful tones and Prentice’s ever enthusiastic impassioned delivery. 29. Sun Rose – The Essential Luxury [Last Night From Glasgow] The band formerly known asContinue reading “Albums of 2017 (30-21)”

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State Broadcasters – A Different Past [Olive Grove]

Returning for their third record, Glasgow’s State Broadcasters have teased this record as a ‘modern day sophisti-pop record’ showcasing a “more playful, upbeat side of the band” and for the first half of the record this is mostly true. The follow up to their 2009 debut The Ship and the Iceberg, and its 2012 followContinue reading “State Broadcasters – A Different Past [Olive Grove]”

Label Focus: Olive Grove Records

Having two of Scotland’s top bloggers behind a record label seems to make a lot of sense, but when Lloyd Meredith (Peenko) and Halina Rifai (Podcart) started Olive Grove back in the summer of 2010 they were just dipping their toe in. Fast forward four years and they’re pretty well established and putting out recordsContinue reading “Label Focus: Olive Grove Records”