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Honeyblood on stage at the QMU Glasgow on 24 October 2019

Stina Tweeddale and band bewitch the Glasgow crowd with an intoxicating brew of beloved back catalogue tracks and box-fresh songs from her latest album. It’s appropriate that Honeyblood are returning to the stage now; latest album In Plain Sight was recorded during Halloween season this time last year. Spooky imagery interwoven with reflections on the …

OK Button on stage at King Tut's Glasgow on 28 July 2019

OK Button bring their stunning soundscapes to Summer Nights at King Tut’s. OK Button released their debut EP – Sepia Spectres – last week. Despite featuring only one song that hadn’t been previously released, anticipation was high. The synth-pop soundscapes created by Amber Wilson, Nass Donald and Adam Falkner have already earned them a reputation …

Out on May 31st is Run Around the Sun, the second long playing installment from duo Sacred Paws, aka Rachel Aggs and Eilidh Rodgers. There were high hopes in this household following 2016’s Strike a Match, and the Paws (as absolutely no-one calls them) have come up with the effervescent goods. Yeah there’s something of the Honeyblood …

Bratty punk rock is the call of the day when it comes to Glaswegians Heavy Rapids. Don’t let the term “bratty” allude to negative connotations though – punk is meant to be bratty at times. Isn’t that when it’s at its best? See Descendents, Angry Samoans and even IDLES for a modern comparison. It’s that frantic …

Photo of Siobhan Wilson on stage at Saint Luke's on 3 February 2019

Siobhan Wilson ensures that the Celtic Connections festival ends on a high note, with an eclectic set of new songs, old favourites and stunning covers at Saint Luke’s. 2019 has seen the most widespread Celtic Connections festival since it began in 1994 – with 2000 artists from 25 countries taking part in 300 events on …

Glasgow heavyweights Helicon have been blowing minds across the UK with their esoteric noise for the best part of a decade. After becoming infamous for their live performances they finally released their debut self-titled LP in 2017 to critical acclaim.  Thankfully we’ve not had to long to wait for the next offering as they release …

Glasgow psych-rock heavyweights Helicon have been blowing minds across the UK with their esoteric noise for the best part of a decade – think huge walls of cosmic, motorik noise colliding head-on with strung-out sitar-led jams and nihilistic fuzz. After picking up a notorious reputation for their live show and releasing a handful of EPs, …

Photo of Julia Cumming of Sunflower Bean on stage at Glasgow Art School on 26 November 2018

Sunflower Bean blossom on stage in Glasgow performing tracks from their coming of age album ‘Twentytwo in Blue’. “Alright, enough of this silence” shouts vocalist and bassist Julia Cumming to the hushed crowd as Sunflower Bean take to the stage at Glasgow’s recently reopened Art School venue to kick off another night of their extensive …

Promo image of artists in the King's Theatre Glasgow for Celtic Connections 2019

Celtic Connections Festival delivers another exciting line-up of over 300 events featuring musicians from across the globe. After last year’s impressive 25th festival celebrations, when Celtic Connections welcomed over 2,300 artists from over 30 countries and recorded an exceptional 130,000 attendances, the largest winter music festival of its kind continues to grow and diversify. The …

Photo of Del Amitri on stage at Glasgow Barrowlands on 28 July 2018

Del Amitri prove they’re still a hot ticket as they play a scintillating set of live favourites and new material to a sold-out Barrowlands. It’s clear that the weather has changed on this Saturday night in Glasgow – the balmy Scottish summer making way for cool gusts and, appropriately, a hatful of rain. Barrowlands, however, …