We Are Augustines – The Arches, Glasgow, 07/10/12

It’s safe to say Scotland has embraced “We Are Augustines” into it’s whisky, Irn Bru and Buckfast filled bosom over the past year (a heady brew). A support slot with  Selkirk’s favourite sons… Continue reading

Wet Nuns – Electric Circus, Edinburgh, 23/09/12

The severed hands and feet hanging from the drum-kit tonight will not be a surprise to anyone who has seen the pair be dismembered in their bloody video for “Throttle”. “Wet Nuns” obviously… Continue reading

Meursault – Dull Spark – Single Review – Released 24/09/12

Anyone who knows me or who is a regular reader of the site will be aware that Meursault are one of my favourite bands. They are a band that I have devoured all of their… Continue reading

The XX – The Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 12/09/12

The Usher Hall in Edinburgh is definitely one of my favourite big venues in Scotland. This is mainly due to the fact that I’ve seen some brilliant gigs there and that the sound is always… Continue reading

Olympic Swimmers – Interview

  Glasgow based five-piece “Olympic Swimmers” released their glorious Iain Cook produced debut album “No Flags Will Fly” earlier this year to universal critical acclaim. Lead singer Susie Smillie was recently kind enough to take the… Continue reading

British Sea Power – Archived Review – Glasgow ABC 11/10/08

  British Sea Power are a band that seem to be in a state of perpetual motion. The wheels haven’t stopped on their tour bus throughout 2008 as they shuttle from country to… Continue reading

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

Doune The Rabbit Hole undoubtedly had the potential to be one of those fabled lost weekends. Nestled in the picturesque Duncarron valley in a newly built replica medieval fort, the festival boasted a… Continue reading

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