La Luz, TeenCanteen, Halfrican at The Hug and Pint, 19/10/15

Tonight is a night of harmonies at The Hug and Pint, where La Luz are just one of two all-female groups on the bill. Opening act tonight, Halfrican, sport tiny gym shorts and small Adidas-style t-shirts with the band’s name on. Dressed like this, the aggression one might expect out of songs titled ‘Cocksucker’ andContinue reading “La Luz, TeenCanteen, Halfrican at The Hug and Pint, 19/10/15”

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TeenCanteen – ‘Sister’

TeenCanteen describe themselves as “cherry-cola kissed sticky-harmony indie pop” however, their new single ‘Sister’ shows a more intense side to the band. The track commences with harsh, repetitive drumming, which is then accompanied by aggressive vocals slowly building into a harmony between several voices repeating, “every single day, I say I’m gonna go away”. ‘Sister’Continue reading “TeenCanteen – ‘Sister’”

Tracks of 2014

19 Atom Tree – ‘Sinner’ [Hotgem] The opening track of the Glasgow electronic trio’s latest EP, Clouds, introduced us to vocalist Julie Knox, who’s powerful and emotive voice slides brilliantly into Atom Tree’s deep synthpop, alerting people the trio on a much bigger scale than before, and rightfully so. 19 Call To Mind – ‘Breathe’Continue reading “Tracks of 2014”

T in the Park, Friday, 11/7/14

There’s sweltering sunshine around the now legendary grounds of Balado, and Scotland’s biggest festival is ready to say one big goodbye to the airfield that many have enjoyed the best parties of their lives in for just short of two decades. Yes, T in the Park, whether you personally love it or hate it doesContinue reading “T in the Park, Friday, 11/7/14”

TeenCanteen – ‘You’re Still Mine’ [S.W.A.L.K. Records]

From the very opening line of the new single from all-girl, indie-pop, foursome TeenCanteen, (“I’m not asking you to love me/I’m asking you to tell me why you don’t”) we immediately get the feeling that these girls are not asking to be heard as nicely as their sound would lead you to believe. Instead, theyContinue reading “TeenCanteen – ‘You’re Still Mine’ [S.W.A.L.K. Records]”

T Break: Find Your T Highlight Here

It’s another year, it’s another summer and here’s hoping it’ll be as nice last year, yes the blistering heat of T last year left a few people a little worse for wear, staggering about looking for the next luke warm lager, but we can have no argument that’d it’s more fun in the sun. HoweverContinue reading “T Break: Find Your T Highlight Here”