Albums of 2017 (30-21)

Albums 30-21 – 20-11 – 10-1 EPs 30-21 – 20-11 – 10-1 30. ULTRAS – ULTRAS [Hello Thor] The brain child of Over The Wall’s Wav Prentice ULTRAS’ debut record caught our ears through its wide ranging influences, colourful tones and Prentice’s ever enthusiastic impassioned delivery. 29. Sun Rose – The Essential Luxury [Last Night From Glasgow] The band formerly known asContinue reading “Albums of 2017 (30-21)”

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Washington Irving – August 1914 

Folk rockers Washington Irving are back with another album of emotional highs and lows, this time delving into the bloody battles of WWI as inspiration for a set of songs that seek to catalogue love, misery and dread. Having played with Glasgow’s kings of anthemic melancholy Frightened Rabbit as well as the likes of TitusContinue reading “Washington Irving – August 1914 “

Tracks of 2015 (30-21)

30-21  –  20-11  –  10-1  –  EPs & albums 30 Washington Irving – We Are All Going To Die [Naked Emperor] As the opening chords of ‘We Are All Going to Die’ begin, it becomes clear why Washington Irving is on the road to success. Written following a period of unrest between the band, ‘We Are All GoingContinue reading “Tracks of 2015 (30-21)”

Washington Irving – ‘We Are All Going To Die’ [Naked Emperor]

As the opening chords of ‘We Are All Going to Die’ begin, it becomes clear why Washington Irving is on the road to success. Written following a period of unrest between the band, ‘We Are All Going To Die’ perfectly blends an upbeat, almost frantic, tempo with an intense and meaningful choice of lyrics. WashingtonContinue reading “Washington Irving – ‘We Are All Going To Die’ [Naked Emperor]”

Washington Irving at Oran Mor, 5/6/15

Washington Irving have been veterans of the Glasgow scene for quite some time now, but this is their first gig in Scotland’s biggest city for a while. As we’re told from the stage this is because they have been spending time in New York completing their new album, so we can probably let them off.Continue reading “Washington Irving at Oran Mor, 5/6/15”

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