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Garlands

By • Aug 24th, 2019 • Category: short players (Scottish), Single review

You might already have heard Garlands. Vic Galloway’s a fan, as are Jim Gellatly and Tom Robinson.



Josh Doyle

By • May 2nd, 2017 • Category: Album review, Single review

Josh Doyle has released two albums, four EPs, had four top 30 singles in the UK charts, supported Bon Jovi and Robbie Williams on massive arena tours around the country and appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live. In 2012 he was named “Top Undiscovered Singer-Songwriter” by Guitar Centre. And yet… I bet you’ve never heard of […]



The Shins / Grandaddy / Honeyblood

By • Mar 30th, 2017 • Category: Gig review

Right slap bang in the middle of a weekend of music



Outstandifold and the Wettygrippers

By • Oct 10th, 2016 • Category: Album review, Scottish albums

For the uninformed, Outstandifold and the Wettygrippers (OATW) are a Kilmarnock-based outfit three albums deep into a musical escapade that has seen them take on a range of musical projects.



Mimi Oz

By • Jul 22nd, 2016 • Category: Album review

Whether you’re into the lush summer pop vibes of ‘Dreaming Again’, or the simpering trumpet interludes of the jazz-fuelled ‘Neptune Hotel’



Gordon Harrow

By • Feb 29th, 2016 • Category: short players (Scottish), Single review

Musical joy can be hard to capture. Especially when considering an artist you’ve only ever heard play live.



Turin Brakes

By • Feb 2nd, 2016 • Category: Gig review

Turin Brakes have come a long way since ‘The Optimist LP’ was released back in 2001.



Kathryn Joseph / Gareth Dickson

By • Jan 25th, 2016 • Category: Gig review, gig reviews (Scottish)

Venue and musician have never married so well as The Mackintosh Church embracing the languorous and enveloping sound of Gareth Dickson.



The Girobabies

By • Sep 24th, 2015 • Category: Album review, Scottish albums

Utopia: An imagined place or state of things in which everything is perfect.



C Duncan

By • Jul 15th, 2015 • Category: Album review, Scottish albums

‘Architect’ is a rare breed of album. It took an entire year to craft but only one man to do it.