Bloc Party – The Garage, Glasgow 19/06/12

It’s been nearly three years since Bloc Party last took to the stage in Scotland. On that occasion they played Dunfermline’s steep Alhambra Theatre on their self dubbed “Bloctober” tour (the Sheldon Cooper’s… Continue reading

The Dodos – King Tuts Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow

It’s definitely ironic that a band so full of vibrancy and life are named after a long extinct flightless bird. “The Dodos” are San Franciscan duo Meric Long (Vocals, Guitar) and Logan Kroeber… Continue reading

Conor Oberst & The Mystic Valley Band

No longer on his way to Cassadaga to commune with the dead “Bright Eyes” Conor Oberst is now firmly rooted in the mystic valley. It was first reported by Pitchfork Media that Oberst… Continue reading

The Music – Stereo, Glasgow

So it’s a Friday night and after failing miserably to get tickets for the first leg of The Music’s comeback tour at Sleazy’s I finally got the chance to get reacquainted with them… Continue reading

Stephen Malkmus & The Jicks – Real Emotional Trash

  Since the demise of ”Pavement” in the year 2000 Stephen Malkmus hasn’t sat around resting on his laurels, he’s kept himself busy. Not only has he created three excellent albums but he… Continue reading

Feist – Queens Hall Edinburgh

Leslie Feist is an artist in the truest sense of the word. She’s not only a great singer and talented musician but she also embrace’s her stage show with both hands and adds… Continue reading

Laura Marling – Oran Mor, Glasgow

For those of you who have never had the pleasure of going to a gig at Glasgow’s Oran Mor there’s a couple of things you should know. Firstly it’s a converted church with… Continue reading

Aidan Moffat & The Best Ofs

The BEARD is back! Since the demise of Arab Strap in 2006 Aidan Moffat has become somewhat of a musical octopus with numerous projects on the go simultaneously (L.Pierre, AJM, Aloha Hawaii). The… Continue reading

The Datsuns – King Tuts Wah Wah Hut

After reviewing “The Datsuns” latest offering “Head Stunts” and letting it seep through my sometimes far too thick skin I have to say I was pretty fucking excited about seeing the band live… Continue reading

Bon Iver – For Emma, Forever Ago

Have you heard the story of how “Bon Iver” acquired his name? No you say (if yes skip a few paragraphs) well let me enlighten you on the subject. Imagine your world coming… Continue reading

Anais Mitchell – Hymns For The Exiled

  You can be forgiven if you haven’t heard of Anais Mitchell before now. Even though she released her third album last year in America its only now that her sophomore effort “Hymns… Continue reading

Dan Le Sac Vs Scroobius Pip – Edinburgh Liquid Room

Only certain artists can make coming onto the stage to a remix version of “The Antiques Roadshow” theme tune look cool. Luckily for them Dan Le Sac and Scroobius Pip are two such… Continue reading