Today’s news featuring Hairy Area, Glasgow Popfest and more

Thankyou Frankley present the first chance to see We Were Promised Jetpacks side-project Hairy Area in action on May 14. Hairy Area, as well as having WWPJ’s Adam Thompson feature members of Endor, Sebastian Dangerfield and Lady North. Tickets £5, more details HERE.

There’s been a few new additions to Glasgow Popfest 2011, Baffin Island, Lenzie Moss, Spook School join an already brilliant line up in a mustn’t miss four days in December.

Knoydart Festival line-up has been expanded, I’ve not mentioned this before so here’s the full listings: Banana Sessions, Daimh Big Band Experience, Bombskare, Manran, Orkestra del Sol, Moishe’s Bagel, Fuaim, Hidden Orchestra, Washington Irving, Dr Mango & the Chickpeas, FOUND. The festival runs from 29/4-1/5 more details HERE.

The Japanese War Effort is set support Miaoux Miaoux in his single launch at Mono on May 24 and a biggie supporting the wonderful Cass McCombs at The Captain’s Rest on May 27.

Panda Su and Scrap Brain have been added to the Rock The Fort line-up.

Burnt Island, Randolph’s Leap are going to be playing Mono on May 17, should be fun.

Nackt Insecten is playing a free show at Mono on May 10.

Pensioner and Mondegreen play Bar Bloc tomorrow.

Mr Peppermint has a bunch of gigs coming up including one in Glasgow at Bar Bloc on May 7.

Le Reno Amps, My Tiny Robots support The Wave Pictures at Sleazy’s on May 6. More details HERE.

The Winter Tradition play with Scholars at the Buff Club on May 22.

Here’s a video of Dolby Anol‘s ‘Weapons of Mass Distraction’


Here’s a wee song from Schnapps, it’s called ‘Ice Cream’ ideal for the weather we’ve been having:


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