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Black Doldrums

By • Jan 20th, 2019 • Category: short players

London shoegaze combo Black Doldrums have really pushed out the proverbial boat here



King of the Slums

By • Jan 20th, 2019 • Category: long players

Their 90s releases made King of the Slums NME darlings, but they missed out on Britpop – probably just as well…



Lucia

By • Jan 20th, 2019 • Category: short players, short players (Scottish)

God this is rather good…



Sister John

By • Jan 20th, 2019 • Category: short players, short players (Scottish)

First review of 2019, but there is no rest for the wicked, or for BM at least…



The Dunts

By • Jan 20th, 2019 • Category: short players, short players (Scottish)

The latest emerging thing in Glasgow, the Dunts draw on classic alt-punk influences but have a real pop ear for a tune



Errant Boy

By • Jan 20th, 2019 • Category: long players, Scottish albums

Errant Boy has been doing his (their?) thing for a while now and has been on BM’s radar



Strike The Colours

By • Jan 11th, 2019 • Category: long players, Scottish albums

This the second album by Strike The Colours, although it has been long in the pipeline



The Raptors / The Trama Dolls / Youth of America

By • Jan 3rd, 2019 • Category: gig reviews

Sometimes it is necessary in this season of overstuffed turkeys, internet shopping binges and warring families to take a rock n roll trip



Colonel Mustard and the Dijon 5 / Stanley Odd / Medicine Men

By • Jan 1st, 2019 • Category: gig reviews, gig reviews (Scottish)

Party time! The Mustards, with some decent support acts, it is Xmas !



The Hector Collectors

By • Dec 29th, 2018 • Category: long players, Scottish albums

BM owes a wee bit of a debt to these guys (it is called “declaring an interest” if you are in public office