Wednesday, May 15th, 2013
Out of all the hardcore inflected pop-punk bands that have emerged out of the East Coast of America (and there have been many) recently, Title Fight have been by far the most successful.
I don’t necessary mean that in numbers, this is the second time they’ve more or less sold out [...]
Friday, May 10th, 2013
Is everyone aware of Dems? Well I would like you to stop what you are doing immediately, sit down, put your hands beside your sides and listen to this.
His previously released track ‘Desire’ has been remixed, and whilst the original was sublime in its own right – Father has taken this to a whole other [...]
Wednesday, May 8th, 2013
I think I have written about the projects of Hannah Currie and Aileen Lynn (MILK, LAID) more than any other collective. Why? Well, they give a shit. No – they really care about trying to make live music something other than just a regular gig.
So I got the communication that they have started yet another [...]
Sunday, May 5th, 2013
Song of the Day comes from New York band Small Black. ‘No Stranger’ is another track that I am adding to my summer soundtrack.
Small Black will release their forthcoming album ‘Limits of Desire’ on the infamous Jagjaguwar label and ‘No Stranger’ is the first single to be taken from it.
‘No Stranger’ is a triumphant pop [...]
Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
The Basement Coffee House sits just off Ayr High Street. It’s name gives the game away, this unassuming establishment is hidden below street level. Plying its trade by day serving up soup, cakes and cappuccinos, it often becomes a hive of artistic activity at night.Lovers of new music have been consistently treated to visits here [...]
Wednesday, May 1st, 2013
They did it! After years of relentless touring, a six track EP, various singles and other mini-releases, Glasgow’s finest electric folk ensemble Washington Irving have released their much anticipated first full-length album.
Well, sort of. Palomides is to be released in two volumes, each roughly the length of an EP. Not that this is much [...]
Tuesday, April 30th, 2013
eagleowl’s latest release – This Silent Year is both towering and understated. It is meandering and melancholic in places but, far from being bleak, it is rich, expansive and darkly humorous.
Not over, in the best possible sense, is uncomfortable. It’s like you’ve stumbled right into the headspace of an exasperated soul trying desperately to make [...]
Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013
Song of the Day comes from Poor Things and is without a doubt an excuse to celebrate summer early.
The band have finally announced forthcoming plans and I for one am ecstatic. As an avid follower on SoundCloud it is nice to see something that does not have the word ‘demo’ next to it.
‘Morgan’ impresses with [...]