Posts tagged with the arches

10 Years of Ladytron

Celebrating 10 years as a successful dance/pop quartet, Ladytron released their ‘Best Of’ compilation in late March of this year, and are currently in the midst of a UK Tour to commemorate their work since forming in 1999. Their forthcoming album, Gravity The Seducer, is scheduled for release in September. Singer Helen Marnie reflects on […]

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 […]

Live review: Marina Celeste at The Arches

French chanteuse Marina Celeste struts on stage in an overcoat and gold ballet pumps, backed by just two guitars and a Macbook.  Opening with Nouvelle Vague favourite ‘Forest’, originally by The Cure, she is instantly hypnotic, with her ethereal vocals and sophisticated aura.  Losing the coat, she tells us about living in the smallest house […]

Jaguar Skills to play The Arches

Chances are you’ve been hearing a lot about Jaguar Skills lately, the new king of the mash-up who mixes up hip hop, dubstep, breaks, techno and R&B for those with a short attention span. From playing at Jade Jagger’s Jezebel night to a weekly 10 minute spot on Trevor Nelson’s Radio 1 show, Jaguar Skills […]

RM Hubbert at The Arches

The final night of the Glasgow Film Festival saw an intimate yet packed gig at The Arches seated theatre, where a transfixed audience watched RM Hubbert, or Hubby as he’s known, perform with the collaborators  from his forthcoming album. Despite pre-show nerves. Hubby welcomed a chat. You’ve just toured Ireland with Mogwai, how was it? […]

Live review: Wu Lyf at The Arches

If you can remember Kings of Leon pre-haircut and imagine fusing together all the good bits like the primal vocals, then add clean, hooky guitar lines in the style of Johnny Marr, you are getting close to the Wu Lyf sound.  Their name suggests an urban guerilla, and their website is filled with religious and […]

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