Dry The River – Electric Circus, Edinburgh, 27/08/12

A gig at Electric Circus in Edinburgh on any given evening is usually quite a sweaty affair. A sold out gig at Electric Circus in Edinburgh at the height of the festival is… Continue reading

The Datsuns – Gods Are Bored

It has been a long four years since “The Datsuns” last bombarded our ears with their album “Head Stunts“, the good news is the wait is over. The first song to be taken… Continue reading

Withered Hand – The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, 04/08/12

The last time I saw “Withered Hand” play Glasgow at Nice ‘N’ Sleazy’s it was clear that something had changed. The crowd was packed that much tighter, the anticipation before Dan took to… Continue reading

Eleven Track Seven’s for Sunday Hangovers

It’s Sunday, the Sabbath, the day of church going and worship, who are we trying to kid here, most of you are probably curled up in bed in the foetal position nursing the hangover from hell.… Continue reading

Interview – Jenny O, Nice ‘N’ Sleazy, Glasgow, 02/08/12

Last Thursday evening I took a very familiar trip (one that my liver doesn’t thank me for) to Nice ‘N’ Sleazy’s in Glasgow to interview the wonderfully talented Los Angeles based singer/songwriter “Jenny… Continue reading

Doune The Rabbit Hole – Preview 24-26/08/12

Are you fed up of large corporate soulless festivals like T in the Park?  Do you want  to experience a small boutique festival with a great atmosphere, a social conscience  and a line-up that celebrates… Continue reading

Holy Esque – King Tuts, Glasgow, 20/07/12

It seems like we are struggling to get one day of summer this year never mind Zooey Deschanel and her 500 days of it. Thankfully though for our sun deprived skin, King Tuts… Continue reading

Sharon Van Etten – Oran Mor, Glasgow, 12/07/12

I’ll never forget the first time I heard Sharon Van Etten sing. I’d been reading an article about The National’s “Think You Can Wait” on which she provides guest vocals and at the… Continue reading

Meursault – Something For The Weakened Album Launch, Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh. 07/07/12

So for the second time in six days I headed to the nation’s capital to spend the evening watching the brilliant “Meursault“. Tonight however it wasn’t in a tiny little cafe with forty… Continue reading

Mumford & Sons – The Captains Rest, Glasgow, 08/07/2008

  “Mumford and Sons” provided a nice little live prelude to the inevitable carnage of the T in the Park weekend. Playing in the intimate setting of the 100 or so capacity basement… Continue reading

Meursault – “Flittin” Single Launch, The Haven, Edinburgh, 02/07/12

Last week for what was probably the first time ever in the history of the world Facebook was actually useful. I know the thought of Mark Zuckerburg’s big blue and white beast being… Continue reading

Frank Turner – Archived Interview – Oran Mor, Glasgow

  The Backstage area at the Oran Mor looks more like a Gentleman’s cigar club than your average venue dressing room in Glasgow. As we walk out of the private lift with his tour… Continue reading