Posts tagged with glasgow music

Ones To Watch: Strawberry Ocean Sea

Their recent slot supporting Glasvegas on the first three nights of their EUPHORIC /// HEARTBREAK \\\ tour marked the pinnacle of their promising career so far. Since forming in March 2010, Glasgow band Strawberry Ocean Sea have wowed the underground music scene with their epic sound which harks back to Echo & The Bunnymen and early […]

Stereofunk Festival 2011

After the monster success of last year’s sold out event, Stereofunk Festival returned last weekend to Strathclyde Country Park for a whole day of live music. Cramming the traditional three day festival into one meant swift bodyswerving towards the portaloos, however it also meant 90 DJs and 14 live bands spread over 6 arenas. Replication […]

Live review: Best Coast at The Arches

There’s a lot of fuss about Miss Cosentino and her current outfit, Best Coast.  Her girl-heartbreak charm and love for California are stamped all over this band, who sound surprisingly grand for a three-piece with no bassist. Nostalgic surf pop this is indeed, and at times it’s hard to tell if they are a contemporary […]

Happy Birthday, Captain’s Rest

The month of April saw Glasgow pub The Captain’s Rest reach a landmark third birthday, marking its third year as an integral and exciting part of Glasgow’s music scene. Situated in Glasgow’s vibrant West End, The Captain’s Rest, similarly to its counterpart King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, opened as a gig venue in order to […]

Live review: Glasvegas at o2 Academy

A homecoming fit for a king greeted Glasvegas at Glasgow’s 02 Academy on Monday night. And rightly so, as since their eponymous debut release in September 2008, the Glasgow band have gone from strength to strength, gaining legions of fans worldwide and flying the flag for Scottish artists at the forefront of modern music. The […]

Best of Glasgow

Being born and raised in the city of Glasgow hasn’t cemented my love for it, and my debut visit to New York City in 2006, aged 20, confirmed my belief that there had in fact been a mix-up – I was an American trapped in a Scots girl’s body. I was, in my eyes, undoubtedly […]

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