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The Reverse Cowgirls

By • Jan 9th, 2018 • Category: short players, short players (Scottish)

If The Legendary Stardust Cowboy had been raised in Detroit, he might have delivered this sizzling hot platter of all-guns-blazing garage cow-punk. Having established a well-earned reputation as one of the hottest live acts on the Glasgow garage scene, The Reverse Cowgirls already have two full-length albums under their gun belts and show no signs […]

The Vintage Calvinos

By • Dec 29th, 2017 • Category: long players, Scottish albums

Aberdeen is rarely thought of as a hotbed of musical innovation, yet Stereogram Recordings’ boss Jeremy Thoms has long championed the city’s radical credentials.

The Primevals

By • Jul 8th, 2017 • Category: long players

Glasgow garage rock overlords return to their swamp-rock roots with some new twists.

Various Artists for Sonny Vincent appeal

By • May 11th, 2017 • Category: long players

The New York punk community was shocked by the news of a horrific gas accident in January 2016


By • May 2nd, 2017 • Category: short players, short players (Scottish)

’70s Lanarkshire punk survivors follow up their critically acclaimed album ‘Accelerator’ with a brutally focused 4 track EP.

The Godfathers

By • Mar 4th, 2017 • Category: long players

Peter Coyne’s suited-and-booted mob return with a fresh volley of hard-boiled urban rock ‘n’ roll.

Band of Holy Joy

By • Sep 27th, 2015 • Category: long players

Breath-taking state-of-the-nation exposition by one of the most enigmatic bands of the 80s.


By • May 19th, 2015 • Category: gig reviews

What a strange night to be attending an album launch gig. It’s the day after the 2015 UK General Election, and the mood in Glasgow is rather surreal

Outskirts Festival

By • May 1st, 2015 • Category: gig reviews, gig reviews (Scottish)

Film screening- ‘The Silver Trumpet’ (1961), written and directed by Enrico Cocozza 
Live soundtrack by Hawse (Gavin Laird, Raymond Prior and Mark Scanlan) The former market town of Wishaw in North Lanarkshire is not often considered a hotbed of bohemian culture. Having never fully recovered since the closure of the Ravenscraig steelworks in 1992, the […]

The Hellfire Club

By • Apr 25th, 2015 • Category: long players, Scottish albums

The Hellfire Club have been a mainstay of Glasgow’s country-rock scene for around two decades, but remarkably, the band have only now got around to releasing their second album.