Label Focus: Struggletown Records

Glasgow independent record label Struggletown has been incredibly prolific for the relatively short time it’s been active, and with their releases regular being featured on ravechild it felt the right time to catch up with label founder and freelance graphic designer Steven Hill to discuss what they’re all about. How did Struggletown start? I wasContinue reading “Label Focus: Struggletown Records”

Thin Privilege – Does Not Exist

Thin Privilege is a four-piece noise rock band from Glasgow, with an unusual and challenging take on no-wave: two basses, no guitar, too much volume. With one of the original members moving to another country to pursue his studies Does Not Exist is the final release from the quartet and if this is how they have chosen toContinue reading “Thin Privilege – Does Not Exist”

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”

Thin Privilege – Thin Privilege [Struggletown]

Possessing one of the most ferocious and intense live shows in the city, the expectations of Thin Privilege’s debut release are high. This is not your everyday band; with a lineup consisting of two bass guitars, drums and vocals they have created a sound like no other. Creating a chaotic blend of elements from hardcore,Continue reading “Thin Privilege – Thin Privilege [Struggletown]”