Song of the Day: Aerials Up (I Am Blip Remix)

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Aerials Up have a bloody distinct sound and when I first got a tweet from I Am Blip to say he had remixed their forthcoming single ‘The Old and the Innocent’ I was so excited that the elastic on my knickers nearly snapped.
Upon first listen it was an immediate hit, I Am Blip can [...]

Frightened Rabbit Competition!

Wednesday, April 4th, 2012

Well this is all very lovely! The wonderful folks at DF Concerts have given us 5 pairs of tickets for Frightened Rabbit in Dunoon!
The boys will be playing the town’s Queens Hall. A venue that I know very well (I am from there) and somewhere I have seen bands like Blur play!
Now if you are [...]

Song of the Day: Make Sparks – ‘Rewind’

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

Make Sparks had disappeared off the radar for a while, presumably to record and start phase 2 of a world takeover.
Today’s Song of the Day is their track ‘Rewind’, a track that immediately grabbed Podcart by the bollocks (including the females) a while back.
The thing about Make Sparks is that first and foremost they are [...]

Bwani Junction + Homeward James 29/3

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

It’s been a busy year for Edinburgh’s Bwani Junction who have been garnering a lot of attention courtesy of their brand of sunshine pop which has provided an anthemic quality rarely showcased by indie guitar bands these days.The guys recently won best breakthrough act at this year’s SAMA’s and tonight they pulled no punches in [...]

Song of the Day: Little Fire – ‘Ten Ways’

Monday, April 2nd, 2012

Little Fire is not only a special person; he has a voice that plays with your heart strings as if they were attached to a massive spindle.
Our Song of the Day is a new release from him that features Julia Doogan, a lady that is popping up a lot at the moment!
‘Ten Ways’ is the [...]

Song of the Day: Julia & the Doogans

Friday, March 30th, 2012

It is funny how certain songs come along at exactly the right time. Our Song of the Day is ‘Diamonds’ by Julia & the Doogans.
Julia’s voice is completely effortless, she is one of my favourite female singers of recent years and listening to her is a complete blessing.
‘Diamonds’ comes ahead of her next official EP [...]

Spaced in the City!

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

The amount of events on this weekend is staggering and Spaced in the City is one of the most notable ones.
The team are hosting their first multi-arts show and it has been designed around the concept of ’space within the city’.
On the 31st of March, performers and the general public alike are invited to interact [...]

Song of the Day: Quickbeam

Thursday, March 29th, 2012

Our Song of the Day comes from a band that is very close to home. Quickbeam have exploded back into our lives and have a new label behind them too.Seven Hundred Birds is a track of rare and strange beauty. The production in itself is stellar and really captures the atmospheric dreamworld that the band [...]