With a name that quite literally purrs with lush assonance, Lush Purr
are a band who might take you to the hypnagogic depths of dream-pop consciousness; but despite the quirky sincerity, they won’t give up their humour.
Their debut album Cuckoo Waltz
is a satisfyingly kooky treat that effortlessly slides into that slightly quixotic zone of … Continue Reading ››
Led by keyboardist Andrew Black and vocalist Stefanie Lawrence, the audaciously poptimistic Apache Darling
return with the soaring ‘Go’.
After slots at T in the Park and King Tut’s new music showcases they’ve built a reputation as impressive pop performers with a handful of great live singalongs so it’s exciting for fans to finally get their … Continue Reading ››
Mainstays of the Scottish underground music scene for several years now, Fat Goth
are party-happy Dundonions now on their fourth album of grubby, weed-infused rock music.
Their humorous style is reminiscent of Turbonegro or Dead Kennedys – they named their first album Mindless Crap – but there’s some musical chops to their full throttle wig outs … Continue Reading ››
After garnering themselves an excellent live reputation since forming from the ashes of the now-defunct Selective Service in 2014, Glaswegian four-piece Medicine Men
release their long-awaited debut LP Into The Light
The record bursts into life with the instrumental ‘A La Llum’, which eases into the glam-stomp, call to arms of early single ‘Show What You’re … Continue Reading ››
A packed Stereo is bubbling over with anticipation for noise-rock stalwarts Melt-Banana
’s first Glasgow show in three years.
I sense that most in the crowd know exactly what to expect from the Japanese duo, and surmise that the die-hards significantly outnumber those who have simply wandered in off the street in search of shelter from the … Continue Reading ››
Following on from last year's long-awaited debut album, Straw Woman
, singer-songwriter Louise Connell, better known as Reverieme
, has wasted no time in releasing new material with 'Ten Feet Tall'.
As soon as the opening drum fill kicks the track into life, 'Ten Feet Tall' sounds as massive as it's title would suggest.
It wouldn't sound out of … Continue Reading ››
‘Reach for the Wire’ is very well put together and particularly enjoyable, while being unapologetically raw and rough around the edges at the same time.
It is the second single to be released from their self-titled album, which came out in February.
‘Reach for the Wire’ barely manages to keep all of its energy in, going so … Continue Reading ››
This was going to be a joke review initially, and with the light-hearted bunch of hairy folk that is The Cosmic Dead
there exists plenty of material to use to poke fun at, however, on the repeated listening of the bands new long player, Psyche is Dead, this approach wouldn’t do.
The band’s sixth slab of … Continue Reading ››
“Nothing’s really real” sums up the feel of Pronto Mama’s
new release Any Joy
; the self-described “post-modern bug-eyed beatnik group” believe in “a dirty dedication to song writing”.
The sextet, consisting of Marc Rooney, Ciaran McEneny, Martin Johnston, Michael Griffin, Craig McMahon and Alex Sharples, display an array of musical talent; each member playing at least … Continue Reading ››