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Siobhanne Beattie

Siobhanne is our UK editor.


The SAY Award 2014 Nominees


The nominations for The Scottish Album Of The Year 2014 were announced earlier today with 20 talented artists competing for Scotland’s answer to Barclaycard Mercury Prize.  Launched just over three years ago, the nominees for this years SAY Award were chosen by a panel of judges. A varied mix of both Scottish bands and solo […]

Coldplay To Headline Radio 1′s Big Weekend In Glasgow

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Another BIG name is headed to Glasgow this summer; Coldplay have been unveiled as the first headliner of Radio 1′s Big Weekend which will be hosted for the first time in the city next month. The band will top the bill at the event on 24th May 2014, following the release of their sixth studio […]

The Killers To Headline Glasgow Summer Sessions 2014


Las Vegas’ finest export, The Killers are the first act lined up to perform at Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park as part of the city’s Summer Sessions 2014. The band follow Kings Of Leon, Eminem, Tinie Tempah and Avicii who performed as part of the event last year when over 100, 000 fans snapped up tickets. The […]

The Libertines To Reform?


Fans of The Libertines got their Easter “miracle” this holiday weekend when it appeared that the impossible was more possible than ever before; the band are seemingly set to reunite. Troubled troubadour and joint Libertines frontman, Pete Doherty claimed in an interview that he had been approached with a lucrative offer to reform the band […]

Record Store Day 2014


Tomorrow (Saturday 19th April) brings the seventh consecutive Record Store Day; a unique one-day celebration where independently-owned record stores come together with both musicians and fans to celebrate music. 2014 look set to be the biggest and best celebration of vinyl yet with record stores across the globe getting involved with live music, special releases, […]

Gutter Talk : Stephen Kelly (Raglans)


Fresh from supporting The Strypes on tour, Dublin’s Raglans have recently released their self-titled debut album and are hitting gig venues across the country in the first headline tour. We spoke exclusively to frontman, Stephen Kelly about petty criticism, illegal downloading and taking inspiration from Shane McGowan . . . For those who don’t know, […]

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