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Kimberley Manderson

You will know me by the trail of sequins . . . Scottish lassie motivated by music, wit and sparkly things.

Still To Come : Top Gigs Of 2016

Struggling with the January blues? Fear not! We have the lowdown on the BIGGEST and BEST gigs still to hit Glasgow this year . . . Bloc Party , The Barrowland, Friday 5th February 2016 As part of The NME Awards Tour 2016, Bloc Party are headlining a tour which also throws in performances from […]

The Best Of 2015 : Top 5 Albums

The past year has seen a lot of good, bad and ugly things in music (Justin Bieber with his whole album in the singles charts, anyone?). New found Beliebers and sad Directioners aside, it’s actually been another phenomenal year for good quality records. Here are the cream of the crop . . . 5. James Bay […]

Live Review : Ash, O2 ABC Glasgow (06/12/2015)

Ash are one of those bands that tend to tour relentlessly, always working and always doing something. They are one of the few from the 90s Britpop era to have kept going without any big breakups or huge reunions which are clearly for the cash. That said, there have been some line-up changes over the […]

EP Review : “Motown’s Lost Its Soul”, The Cut Throat Razors

If you haven’t yet heard of Cut Throat Razors, the chances are it won’t be long until you do. This exciting and expansive Glasgow ensemble drop their brand new EP, “Motown’s Lost Its Soul”, and it’s an absolute belter! Certainly one for any fans of ska and funk, the bassy vibes and treacle-like melodies are enough […]

Live Review : The Fratellis, O2 ABC (05/11/2015)

Remember, remember the 5th of November, for that’s when The Fratellis returned to Glasgow to show the home crowd how it’s done. Starting off with the “can can” tune to get everybody’s attention, Glasgow was captivated from the moment the trio (plus their touring keyboard player) stepped on stage. Bursting straight into latest single, “Baby Don’t […]

Summer Sucks! 6 BIG Gigs Still To Come!

It’s fair to say that here in Scotland, the summer has been a bit of a washout. Sure, we’re used to the rain, and it has certainly never gotten between us and a festival, but the lack of vitamin D is beginning to get to us now! So, why not get over this miserable weather […]

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