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Fontaines D.C. returned to Glasgow on their current UK tour, upgrading capacity wise from last year’s appearance at Barrowlands (1,900) to the O2 Academy (2,500), but still for two nights such is the demand for tickets in the city. The first night saw a queue form well ahead of the doors opening and the rush …

The three band members of CLAMM

On August Bank Holiday Monday Melbourne punks CLAMM played at Glasgow’s basement venue The Flying Duck. They released their excellent second album CARE earlier this month, and to be perfectly frank this reviewer was buzzing to be seeing CLAMM live. Patience is a virtue, however and first onstage was local band Velvet. What immediately struck …

Pitch Scotland 2022 banner

Pitch, Scotland’s international, multi-venue conference of hip hop and underground culture takes place on Saturday 27 August across four venues in the East End of Glasgow. Applications are now open for two artists to perform at Pitch’s live evening showcase at Saint Luke’s alongside Aberdeen’s rising star AiiTee, Dundee’s MC Salum, pioneering Edinburgh MC LOTOS and Cardiff rapper/Triskel Award …

The five band members of Blush Club

Glasgow’s Blush Club return with ‘Ornamental Ponds’, the first single and title track from their forthcoming EP set for release in September. It follows on from the charismatic guitar pop of 2021 EP A Hill To Die On. The 5-piece have created a catchy post punk romp inspired by lockdown mundanity. Is it through the …

By Ian Campbell It was 2017 when I last saw Mannequin Pussy. The world has changed radically since then and after a string of how can things get any worse events, the US supreme court decision on abortion has left the majority of us speechless, distraught and angry. Mannequin Pussy vented this anger in a …

Del Amitri performing live

Following the release of their seventh studio album Fatal Mistakes last year, Del Amitri performed the perfect playlist of new material and nostalgia to a grateful Glasgow crowd. Del Amitri’s three-night run of sell-out shows at the iconic Barrowland Ballroom in December, including a night just for NHS workers, had to be postponed due to …

Sold Out within minutes of tickets coming on line, they were not cheap, but how do you put a price on a show. How do we value our entertainment? Some things need to be done at any cost and the packed venue in Glasgow was full of expectant fans demanding to extract every ounce of …

Following their raucous headline show at London’s Brixton Academy recently, The Snuts have teamed with rising alt RnB artist Rachel Chinouriri to present the uplifting new single End Of The Road. First performed onstage at Brixton Academy in April, it’s their third new music release since acclaimed number 1-selling debut album, W.L. Produced by Detonate …

For over 43 years, Gary Numan has fascinated audiences with his robot-like persona. Part innovator, part plagiarist, Numan has been an icon of electronic music since his chart toping single “Are Friends Electric” came out in 1979. He is a very different artist from those early days, the first few singles and albums feel stripped back compared …

The Fratellis have released a deluxe version of acclaimed 2021 release Half Drunk Under A Full Moon via Cooking Vinyl, which includes eight bonus tracks (a darkly joyous version of Baccara’s disco classic Yes Sir, I Can Boogie anyone?) plus brilliant new single Alive. The multi-platinum Glasgow band’s sixth album, Half Drunk Under A Full Moon became one …