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The Machine Room

By • Mar 10th, 2012 • Category: gigs, jrgigs

I love surprises. Good ones, at that. Not the kind that makes one embellish a forced beam across the face. I’m mean genuine delight.



Lykke Li / First Aid Kit

By • Nov 9th, 2011 • Category: gigs

Smoke and mirrors is this lady’s theme for the Halloween weekend. The ghouls, goths and new romantics flood the ABC with anticipation for Lykke Li’s long awaited ethereal display of knock out drum beats



Bombay Bicycle Club

By • Oct 12th, 2011 • Category: gigs

The Barrowland Ballroom is a wonder land of historic romance. Voted best small venue in Europe, it’s a place where most of our grandparents met one another as young hell raisers; now generations on, it’s enjoyed in much the same way as an amazing music venue.



Grandpa Was a Lion

By • Oct 6th, 2011 • Category: short players

During the summer in a stuffy office on Market Street, next to the window where I received what is known as a ‘tan’, Facebook alerted me to a post on one of the many pages I update. It was a message from a musician named Justin D’Onofrio



Like Swallows

By • Jun 29th, 2011 • Category: demonstration

An hour ago I didn’t know the band, Like Swallows, but I do now.



Little Kicks

By • Jun 26th, 2011 • Category: features, leader

It’s catch up time again, and this time ITM? has tracked down Steven Milne of Little Kicks to ask: what’s the craic?



The Xcerts

By • May 5th, 2011 • Category: features, leader

Poor drummers running from South Edinburgh to make rehearsals, lucky bird crap, caps in the ass, and music genealogy were just some of the things that came out of this quick catch-up with The Xcerts



Bombay Bicycle Club / The 17th Century / Found

By • Apr 14th, 2011 • Category: gigs, jrgigs

The Oran Mor was the host of the Miller Filtered Music festival this month with acts from The 17th Century, FOUND and Bombay Bicycle Club.



Plastic Animals/Molly Wagger/Vendor Defender

By • Mar 24th, 2011 • Category: gigs, jrgigs

Cabaret Voltaire played host to The Llama Farm Collective’s first gig of the year.



Lykke Li

By • Mar 22nd, 2011 • Category: short players

Unlike her other swirling, romantically indulgent pop songs such as ‘Little Bit’ and more recently ‘Get Some’, Lykke Li has given us something rather devilishly delectable.