Electric Fields, 29/8/15

The journey down to Electric Fields begins post 9am and a ‘Happy Bus’ from Buchanan Bus Station; how anyone can muster up the energy to be “happy” at this time in the morning is beyond me and the atmosphere on the bus is as you’d expect from bed missing music lovers with not to manyContinue reading “Electric Fields, 29/8/15”

Doune The Rabbit Hole, 22/8/15

A curing tea, a rather hefty haggis roll and some cute bunnies later and we’re just about ready to go on day two at Doune, after sleeping in a tent proved a much more difficult task that it had been previously. Still a wee seat down at the Whistleblower stage we catch Glasgow funk rockersContinue reading “Doune The Rabbit Hole, 22/8/15”

West End Festival All Dayer at Oran Mor, 21/6/15

After worrying about whether or not I would be able to see the majority of the great bands playing across Oran Mor’s three stages, I was extremely pleased to see that the running order would allow me to move almost effortlessly between stages, hardly missing a second of each set. My early arrival gives meContinue reading “West End Festival All Dayer at Oran Mor, 21/6/15”

The Phantom Band – Fears Trending [Chemikal Underground]

The Phantom Band’s second album in the space of 12-months, Fears Trending, is a welcome surprise giving the period that punctuated the releases of The Wants (2010) and Strange Friend. That being said The Phantom Band’s six members have all been solid since the finishing up of The Wants. Recorded during the same sessions asContinue reading “The Phantom Band – Fears Trending [Chemikal Underground]”

The Phantom Band, John Knox Sex Club at The Arches, 12/12/14

The congregation gathers on the coldest night of the year so far to attend the double sermon at the underground temple that is The Arches. First to take to the pulpit is John Knox Sex Club; opening with fan favourite ‘Kiss the Dirt’, the sharp, deep guitar sets the tone for what is to follow.Continue reading “The Phantom Band, John Knox Sex Club at The Arches, 12/12/14”

The Phantom Band – Strange Friend [Chemikal Underground]

Up until a few months ago The Phantom Band was one of those underground bands that only people drowned in music knew about, almost hidden from the eyes and ears of the populace, the band was cherished by a few while they spend time building their eccentric yet singular sound for almost a decade. StrangeContinue reading “The Phantom Band – Strange Friend [Chemikal Underground]”