Albums of 2017 (20-11)

Albums 30-21 – 20-11 – 10-1 EPs 30-21 – 20-11 – 10-1 20. And Yet It Moves – Free Pass To The Future With And Yet It Moves you never knew what to expect, from jaw dropping experimental jam-like frenzies to full on aural assaults they are the ever encapsulating live band led by a frontman in Dale Barclay thatContinue reading “Albums of 2017 (20-11)”

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Doune the Rabbit Hole, Day 2, 19/8/17

Day two of Doune I start off early and surprising chirper, after a cup of Yogi chai from the Tchai Ovna tent and a haggis roll sort be right out. So, well prepared I make the journey down the treacherous path down to the Thunderdome stage in plenty of time to catch an otherworldly setContinue reading “Doune the Rabbit Hole, Day 2, 19/8/17”

Preview: Doune The Rabbit Hole (Saturday)

With Doune the Rabbit Hole coming up next weekend we thought we’d give you a run down of some of the acts to check out, problem was we felt the line up so strong that we couldn’t limit it down to a certain number, here’s a wee day by day effort to keep you occupied:Continue reading “Preview: Doune The Rabbit Hole (Saturday)”

The Cosmic Dead – Psych Is Dead [Riot Season]

This was going to be a joke review initially, and with the light-hearted bunch of hairy folk that is The Cosmic Dead there exists plenty of material to use to poke fun at, however, on the repeated listening of the bands new long player, Psyche is Dead, this approach wouldn’t do. The band’s sixth slabContinue reading “The Cosmic Dead – Psych Is Dead [Riot Season]”

One’s to Watch: Strange Behaviours 2016

After the roaring success of the previous two years, Tolbooth’s Strange Behaviours festival makes a welcome return to Stirling for a third year. This mini-festival celebrating the best Scotish music has to offer, spans two nights and three different stages with an array of genres to suit anybody’s taste. Here’s a little preview of whatContinue reading “One’s to Watch: Strange Behaviours 2016”

FREAKENDER at The Old Hairdresser’s, 17/9/16

By the time I make it to The Old Hairdresser’s, even the designated gig photographer is crowdsurfing with a gleeful abandon – digital SLR in one hand, a bottle of Buckie dregs in the other. And it’s barely gone 8 o’clock. The raw power of London’s Thee MVPs has forged the audience into a singleContinue reading “FREAKENDER at The Old Hairdresser’s, 17/9/16”

Doune The Rabbit Hole, 21/8/15

Work commitments cause us to miss the start of this year at Doune, with things kicking off at around 4pm on the Friday and us unable to get up and set up until around three hours later; this means unfortunately we miss the ever entertaining Stanley Odd, who no doubt set proceedings off with aContinue reading “Doune The Rabbit Hole, 21/8/15”

Live review: Doune the Rabbit Hole Festival, 26-29/8/13