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Homeshake, Keith Charles at CCA, 20/5/16

It’s a chilled out affair at the CCA as Montreal-based Homeshake take to the stage. The brain-child of the former guitarist for Mac DeMarco’s live band, Peter Sagar, the outfit are touring Europe following the release of their third studio album, Fresh Air, earlier this year. Following a surprising support from Keith Charles, a rapper hardly befitting … Continue Reading ››

Miracle Glass Company – ‘T.R.O.U.B.L.E’ [VoxBox]

The capital seems to be in the habit of producing some pop-infused, heavily catchy, folk-rock dingers this weather. ‘T.R.O.U.B.L.E.’ - the new single from Miracle Glass Company - is no exception to this rule with its repetitive, inviting and infectious hooks. Apart from being a pain to type, ‘T.R.O.U.B.L.E.’ is a fast, fun frolic for all the … Continue Reading ››

Rebel Westerns – ‘Envy’ [Get Strange]

Since their formation in 2013, Rebel Westerns have managed churned out consistently excellent disco-inspired pop singles. They return, backed by new guitarist John Cargill, with the release of new single 'Envy'. The track is heavily indebted to The 1975 and follows the same formula as their most recent material, with the sparse electronic intro and verses being … Continue Reading ››

Siobhan Wilson – ‘Whatever Helps’ [Song, By Toad]

Recently oigned to Song, By Toad upon her return to Scotland from an extended stay in France, Siobhan Wilson releases 'Whatever Helps', the first taster of her upcoming debut full-length album There Are No Saints due in July. Immediately, 'Whatever Helps' shows off a more darker tone than her earlier, more twee-sounding material; the delicately soft … Continue Reading ››

LYLO – ‘You Have Your Father’s Eyes’ [El Rancho]

'You Have Your Father's Eyes' is the first release from Glaswegians LYLO since their 2015 mini-album Handsome Living. Already an oddity unto themselves by the fact that they are one of the only bands around who have a saxophonist amongst their members, the band have garnered an ever growing reputation as a formidable live act. The single … Continue Reading ››

FOREIGNFOX – Lights Off, Carry Me Home [Scottish Fiction]

Having been compared to the likes of Fatherson and We Were Promised Jetpacks, Dunfermline five-piece FOREIGNFOX describe themselves as a ‘turbulent juxtaposition of dark, visceral post rock and defiant, uplifting at-folk’. The intersection of opposing genres is what makes new release Lights Off, Carry Me Home a captivating culmination of despair, hope and optimism. You can hear … Continue Reading ››

Cameron Roxburgh – Outside

Having released two EPs already, Cameron Roxburgh aim to bring experimentalism and something new to the traditional singer-songwriter milieu. This new addition to the duo’s already stellar set of records will challenge your conception of music and offer a change to everyone who dares explore Outside. Echoing the rolling hills from where we hae, this beautifully pentatonic … Continue Reading ››