Dundee Dexters

I don’t know, these days you can’t go out in Dundee without tripping over some bunch of hopeful wee souls (bless ‘em) with an e.p. to launch but this one seems different for a number of reasons. more… “Vladimir”



I used to get really excited when good local bands released records, actual physical artifacts that you could physically purchase and hold onto. more… “Vladimir”

Sophie’s Pigeons

It’s Gonna Bite / Only Us

Sophie’s Pigeons have a pretty intense sound. ‘It’s Gonna Bite’ is a strident, driven nugget, its rambunctious sound topped off with strong vocals and a bruising rhythmic stomp. more… “Sophie’s Pigeons”

Trips And Falls

He Was Such A Quiet Boy

Press releases tend to vanish once placed into my tender care. It’s not that I don’t bother to read them, or even, at times appreciate them, it’s just that they tend to disappear without leaving a trace or bidding as much as a fond farewell. more… “Trips And Falls”

Imelda May and the Deadly Gentlemen

Glasgow O2 ABC (Celtic Connections)

Tonight almost ended in, or at least began with, a disaster when I got my O2 venues mixed up. Stepping out of the warmth of Nice ‘n’ Sleazy’s I was about to hail a cab to head to the O2 Academy at Eglinton Toll when I realised the actual venue was only a few hundred yards further up Sauchiehall Street. more… “Imelda May and the Deadly Gentlemen”