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

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