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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 […]


Baltimore weirdos Baklavaa team up with newly formed noise punk band Sexgender for their 7″ split. Released last week, the two bands toured themeselves down the southern east coast in support of the release. You can hear Baklavaa’s side on their BANDCAMP. Sexgender’s side can be heard on their BANDCAMP as well. See them both along […]

Live review: Beirut at o2 Brixton Academy, September 16th

Despite garnering consistent critical praise, seeing his releases gain better and better placing in the charts across the Atlantic and selling out the o2 Brixton Academy tonight, the man behind Beirut, Zach Condon, is still a nervy performer. At just past 9.30 the 6-piece trot onto the stage, each of them looking understated and swallowed […]

This Weekend: Daedalus at Koko

The words “experimental beatmaker” are now synonymous with any Californian producer who delves into the hazier side of electronica while favouring choppy hip hop beats. As with every trend, the pioneers are followed by a host of imitators with varying degrees of talent, but in the former pool stands the unyielding Daedalus, who continues to […]

Live review: Crystal Stilts at Madame Jojo’s

New Yorkers Crystal Stilts have released two albums of moody, ponderous noise-pop to general critical acclaim and their show at the intimately sized Madame Jojo’s on 2nd of August should be one of the last opportunities to catch them in a venue of this size if their commercial stature starts matching up to their reviews. The […]

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