Mogwai, The Vaselines, Forest Swords at Barrowlands, 21/6/15

In the 2004 martial arts drama House of Flying Daggers, there’s a scene in which sword wielding soldiers float athletically from bamboo stem to bamboo stem in a balletic and gravity defying display of grace. Tonight’s first act, the aptly named Forest Swords captures a similar feeling, combining a sense of space and movement withContinue reading “Mogwai, The Vaselines, Forest Swords at Barrowlands, 21/6/15”

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The Vaselines at The Art School, 28/11/14

Scottish duo The Vaselines, Francis McKee and Eugene Kelly, split up in 1989, the week their debut album was released, so they weren’t around to take advantage when Kurt Cobain became a fan and recorded three of their songs with Nirvana. With their throwback-to-89 release of Sex with an X, and a brief reformation/obligatory reunionContinue reading “The Vaselines at The Art School, 28/11/14”

West End Festival All Dayer at Oran Mor, 29/7/14

The all dayer at Oran Mor is shaping up to be a highlight of the West End Festival, with 14 acts on three stages in one building the event boasts something for everyone. Starting in the Whiskey Bar Gav Prentice plays a set accompanied by a lone electric guitar, an assortment of drum machines, keyboardsContinue reading “West End Festival All Dayer at Oran Mor, 29/7/14”

Eastern Promise returns to Platform

Eastern Promise, the two day festival of music from Scotland and beyond, returns to Platform this October. Previous years have seen performances from King Creosote, The Pastels, To Rococo Rot, Nils Frahm, Lightships and The Monochrome Set to name a few and this year there’s yet another brilliant line up including The Vaselines, Josef VanContinue reading “Eastern Promise returns to Platform”