Album of 2014

17 Andrew Pearson & Lovers Turn To Monsters – Everything We Miss [Common] A combination of two endearing singer-songwriters, brought together under the umbrella of Common Records in the dismal Glaswegian rain, resulting in an equally endearing collection of tracks. Taking a song each throughout the track listing, the single ‘Juan Antonio’ is a standoutContinue reading “Album of 2014”

The Amazing Snakeheads at The Art School, 11/10/14

Common conventions suggest a publishing of live performance should follow certain regular formulas; track by track blow of proceedings, perhaps a smattering of crowd approval/indifference, critique of artist performance and sound within the venue perhaps? And why not some cheap and lazy comparisons to the legends of yesteryear just for good measure. However, such supposedContinue reading “The Amazing Snakeheads at The Art School, 11/10/14”

T in the Park, Saturday, 12/7/14

Day two of the final weekend in Balado is more typical fair, in terms of Scottish weather at least, as the drizzly conditions descend over the well loved fields latest chart sensation Kiesza treats those early risers to a catchy synchronised dance filled rendition of number one single ‘Hideaway’, I wander past on route toContinue reading “T in the Park, Saturday, 12/7/14”

The Amazing Snakeheads – Amphetamine Ballads [Domino]

From the record label that brought you arguably the most lauded album of last year – Arctic Monkey’s AM – going by the end of year lists alone, comes the debut album from the rambunctious Glaswegian outfit The Amazing Snakeheads. As the trio’s Facebook description simply puts, “Don’t judge a book…” some words to takeContinue reading “The Amazing Snakeheads – Amphetamine Ballads [Domino]”