Posts tagged with glasgow live music

Live review: Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds

One of the finest songwriters that Britain has ever produced, Noel Gallagher soundtracked the Britpop scene of the 90s with signature songs “Live Forever”, “Roll With It”, “Cigarettes And Alcohol” and “Wonderwall”. A public and turbulent relationship with brother Liam entertained the British music press for over a decade and with the end of Oasis […]

Meet Fiona McKirdy

Glasgow boasts a whole host of gig venues of all shapes and sizes, catering to the most eclectic of tastes with a huge array of unsigned and undiscovered talent. One such performer is Scottish songstress Fiona McKirdy, a regular of Bath Street’s Slouch Bar and punter-favourite Maggie May’s. At only 17, Fiona discovered her talent […]

Live review: Vivian Girls at The Captain’s Rest 18/07/11

“Should I call Johnny?” asks Cassie Ramone, at the start of ‘Take It as it Comes’, a quirky call-and-response, Shirelles-style number from the Vivian Girls’ latest album, Share the Joy. Dream pop harmonies follow, with bassist Katy Goodman and drummer Fiona Campbell (successor to Ali Koehler of Best Coast) advising “You’ll never get a guy […]

Papercuts at The Captain’s Rest

Recent Sub Pop signings Papercuts are a one-man project fronted by San Francisco’s Jason Quever. You won’t mistake them for the famous Sub Pop grunge sound, as this is much more dreamy and atmospheric – think more Cocteau Twins than Nirvana. Lashings of reverb and picked tremolo guitar provide the backdrop for Quever’s understated vocals, […]

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 […]

Gutter Talk: Strawberry Ocean Sea

Two weeks ago we introduced you to Scottish band Strawberry Ocean Sea, who fresh from their support slot for Glasvegas on their recent Euphoric Heartbreak tour are now preparing for Part 1 of their forthcoming single launch. ‘Down By The River’ will be released on June 4th, and the band have secured a coveted spot […]

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