Magners Summer Nights Electric Honey Sessions

Electric Honey is an institution of the Glasgow music scene; founded in 1992 at Glasgow’s Kelvin College it helped launch the careers of bands like Belle and Sebastian and Biffy Clyro. Today’s event was organised by the current Music Business students who are continuing under the Electric Honey name. Today’s lineup reads like a BuzzfeedContinue reading “Magners Summer Nights Electric Honey Sessions”

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”

We Were Promised Jetpacks, Fatherson at QMU, 13/12/14

There is an omnipresent feeling of excitement clamouring around the Queens Margaret Union tonight, where once lay a hot dog stand in the foyer currently features We Were Promised Jetpacks fans chatting about the rise and rise of the hometown heroes who in just a few hours will blow the roof right off of theContinue reading “We Were Promised Jetpacks, Fatherson at QMU, 13/12/14”

We Were Promised Jetpacks – Unravelling [FatCat]

I’ll preface this review with a disclaimer that for one reason or another I have never listened to We Were Promised Jetpacks, friends locally and especially overseas seem to be singing their praises, yet they’ve always passed me by, so, Unravelling, the band’s third album, is my first taste of WWPJ. Album opener ‘Safety in Numbers’Continue reading “We Were Promised Jetpacks – Unravelling [FatCat]”

We Were Promised Jetpacks at Oran Mor, 27/6/14

Following the release of the band’s live album E Rey (Live In Philadelphia) earlier this year, which provided tangible proof of the band’s current calibre in a live setting, it was time to sample the goods for real in Glasgow. After two headline shows in the ABC (the latter as part of Stag & Dagger),Continue reading “We Were Promised Jetpacks at Oran Mor, 27/6/14”