Catholic Action and Friends Takeover at Tut’s, 24/3/18

Tonight looks a fantastic evening filled with lots of great new up and coming bands, both the bar and the venue spaces of King Tut’s are used all night to bring the audience eight bands in total. Kicking off the night is Herbert Powell with punchy songs and big guitar sounds; the audience start toContinue reading “Catholic Action and Friends Takeover at Tut’s, 24/3/18”

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Track of 2017 (30-21)

30. Siobhan Wilson – ‘Whatever Helps’ [Song, by Toad] Immediately, ‘Whatever Helps’ shows off a more darker tone than Siobhan Wilson’s earlier, more twee-sounding material; the delicately soft vocal remain, but it is now layered, and more ominous sounding. An ode to fighting against a lost love, and the depression that comes with it, theContinue reading “Track of 2017 (30-21)”

Spiral Oh presents EAT FAST, HOME$LICE, West Princes, Unskilled Labour at The Old Hairdressers, 7/12/17

Unskilled Labour kick off the Spiral Oh night at The Old Hairdressers, the band consists of two players, switching between bass and guitar playing along to drum tracks. Unskilled Labour dress appropriately in workie clothing, yellow fluorescent vest and cowboy hats fitting to their band name, entertaining the crowd with their act having a comedicContinue reading “Spiral Oh presents EAT FAST, HOME$LICE, West Princes, Unskilled Labour at The Old Hairdressers, 7/12/17”

Life Model, West Princes, L-Space, Caitlin Buchanan at Sleazy’s, 6/12/17

Tonight on this bleak cold winter’s night Cornerstoned Productions have engineered a night of indie delights worth venturing down to the Sleazy’s basement for. The first act Caitlin Buchannan is a jarring talent, her voice is gentle while packing some serious power. Her sound seems influenced by late 80s and early 90s acts like ThisContinue reading “Life Model, West Princes, L-Space, Caitlin Buchanan at Sleazy’s, 6/12/17”

Fake Laugh, West Princes at The Hug and Pint, 16/10/17

It’s a dark, bleak October’s evening, and the nation is at risk with Hurricane Ophelia looming large – it would be fair to say that this isn’t the most fitting of settings for a Fake Laugh show. Fronted by Kamran Khan, also of Japanese House fame, the band arrive at The Hug and Pint armedContinue reading “Fake Laugh, West Princes at The Hug and Pint, 16/10/17”

Electric Fields 2016, Day Two, 27/7/16

Day two starts on a fragile note as midday proves a touch too early to drag myself down for Bella and the Bella, so my day starts lulled next to the sound desk at the Main Stage sipping orange juice from the carton in the sunshine, with the somewhat depleted Palms boys, who still seemContinue reading “Electric Fields 2016, Day Two, 27/7/16”

Jennylee, West Princes at Stereo, 7/12/15

Warpaint’s most charismatic member, bassist Jenny Lee Lindberg, has gone solo and plays her first UK date to a packed-out Stereo. New Glasgow-based band West Princes open; dressed like a trio of art school boys, they play upbeat high-treble indie like Swim Deep. Single ‘You Never Told Me What to Say’ will be released inContinue reading “Jennylee, West Princes at Stereo, 7/12/15”