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The Eastern Swell

By • Sep 18th, 2016 • Category: long players, Scottish albums

A versatile troupe, The Eastern Swell.



The Filthy Tongues

By • Feb 29th, 2016 • Category: long players, Scottish albums

In which The Filthy Tongues lead us from Calvary Cross to Grassmarket gallows in a seamless yet angular odyssey.



St Christopher Medal

By • Oct 23rd, 2015 • Category: long players, Scottish albums

On the form demonstrated by this debut album, St Christopher Medal are a highly melodic and subtly barbed addition to Edinburgh-based label Stereogram’s burgeoning roster



Dr Cosmo’s Tape Lab

By • Mar 30th, 2015 • Category: long players, Scottish albums

Beyond The Silver Sea is an accomplished concept album from Joe Kane (The Owsley Sunshine) and Stuart Kidd (The Wellgreen) with narration (and artwork) from Plimptons and Khaki Shorts mainstay Adam Smith.



The Cathode Ray

By • Feb 27th, 2015 • Category: long players, Scottish albums

From opener ‘Backed Up’s taut avant dub entrance to the spiral and crunch of guitars strafed over crisp bass and drums, there’s no doubting the sonic sparkle



The Cathode Ray

By • Mar 31st, 2012 • Category: long players, Scottish albums

Say “The Cathode Ray”. Makes you think of television, right? Listen to The Cathode Ray. Kinda makes you think of Television, right?



The Wellgreen

By • Dec 9th, 2010 • Category: long players, Scottish albums

Inspiration is a gossamer thing. Honing and recording it is hard graft. Consequently it’s very rarely that an artist’s recorded work breathes and exhales the fresh air and exuberance that inspired it.



Thee Faction

By • Dec 2nd, 2010 • Category: long players, Scottish albums

“Recorded in situ”, Thee Faction’s first ever official release, At Ebbw Vale was possibly recorded at an NUM benefit in Ebbw Vale in 1985.



The Sexual Objects / Flesh / Wake The President

By • Nov 17th, 2010 • Category: gig reviews, gig reviews (Scottish)

The first word that comes to mind when Wake The President take the stage is economy.



Spectorbullets

By • Nov 7th, 2010 • Category: long players, Scottish albums

Something is amiss. Call the cops: “Uh, we located the body of the song, and then a split second later we’re gazing at a chalkmark on the sidewalk where the body used to be. So it goes.”