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The Levellers

By • May 8th, 2015 • Category: Album review

A Curious Life is the story of Brighton folk-punk legends the Levellers as told by their bassist and founding member Jeremy Cunningham



Farrago

By • Sep 11th, 2014 • Category: Album review

Radiohead (originally titled ‘On A Friday’) formed in Oxfordshire in 1985. Thom Yorke, Jonny Greenwood, Colin Greenwood, Phil Selway and Ed O’Brien first experienced commercial success with their single ‘Creep’



Poino

By • Sep 10th, 2014 • Category: Album review

Londoners Poino have managed to let four years slip in between their debut ‘Moan Loose’ and new album ‘Bon Ick Voyeur’, but despite the long gap between there has been no loss of quirkiness



Manic Street Preachers

By • Jul 24th, 2014 • Category: Album review

When Manic Street Preachers announced that ‘Postcards From A Young Man’ was their “final attempt at mass communication”, 2013’s ‘Rewind The Film’ was in many ways the logical next step for the band



Levellers

By • Jul 24th, 2014 • Category: Gig review, gig reviews (Scottish)

Folk rock! About as trendy as Steve Davis wearing dungarees and talking about the history of feta cheese, it’s still a genre that has produced a lot of damn fun bands



An End Has A Start

By • Jul 10th, 2014 • Category: editorial, Feature, leader

Ten years ago I attended my first ever festival. It was, as it is for many Scottish teenagers, T in the Park.



Brew at the Bog

By • May 5th, 2014 • Category: Gig review, gig reviews (Scottish)

Festival season! It seems to start earlier and earlier each year, which lead to spending a Friday night in conditions not distant from wandering into your local Iceland store, climbing into one of their massive freezers and deciding that was a perfectly good bed for the night.



Super Adventure Club

By • Mar 5th, 2014 • Category: Album review, Scottish albums

Anyone who calls their album ‘Straight From The Dick’ is surely expecting some kind of immature punnery



Embrace

By • Feb 16th, 2014 • Category: Gig review

It’s been a long time since we’ve last seen Embrace; since fifth album ‘This New Day’ was released in approximately 1974 the Yorkshire band have been busy writing a new album



Attic Lights

By • May 10th, 2013 • Category: Album review, Scottish albums

After their cover of ‘I Could Be So Good For You’ and their own ditty called ‘Wendy’ many would be forgiven for writing off Attic Lights as the cheesiest bunch of guys with guitars since The Proclaimers.