Category Archives: live review

Sarah Davachi, Luminous Monsters, Bell Lungs at The Glad Cafe, 2/8/17

Ceylan Hay, performing as Bell Lungs, opens with ‘Inside A Prism’, a haunting piece, which sounds as if it’s emanating from a ruined cathedral on some long-abandoned island. Its plaintive vocal harmonies are punctuated only by the chiming of small bells, wielded by initiated fans amongst the … Continue Reading ››

TRNSMT After-Party with The Ninth Wave at ABC, 7/7/17

Following on from the success of the first day of Glasgow’s TRNSMT festival, The Ninth Wave have their work cut out for them at the official Propaganda TRNSMT after-party, as they play to an audience who had just experienced the unbelievable two-and-a-half-hour set from Radiohead and hadn’t quite had just enough yet. However, The Ninth Wave take … Continue Reading ››

TRNSMT at Glasgow Green, 7/7/17

After a few years of dwindling interest in T in the Park, Geoff Ellis’s new festival, the three-day TRNSMT, is a fresh attempt at proving the demand for top-tier festivals in Scotland. Amid claims that T in the Park had lost its emphasis on music among a weekend of drinking and partying, TRNSMT is catering to … Continue Reading ››

West End Festival All Dayer at Oran Mor 18/6/17

It only comes around once a year but Oran Mor’s All Dayer is one of the West End Festival’s most coveted musical events, this year boasting 17 bands across three stages and offering something for everyone, from pounding Scottish rock to electronic acts and dad-friendly acoustic nostalgia (it is Father’s Day after all). Continue Reading ››

Marika Hackman, Our Girl, Francobollo at Tut’s, 30/5/17

If anyone turned up to tonight’s Marika Hackman gig expecting an evening of soothing folk music, they were certainly in for a surprise as the whole lineup brings something of a darker groove to the hallowed stage of Tut’s. First up are Swedish-born, London-based Francobollo, who offer their artfully deranged pop punk to an audience who … Continue Reading ››