Category Archives: live review

Ulrika Spacek at The Hug and Pint, 9/10/17

Every so often, you get the impression during Ulrika Spacek's return to Glasgow quite that a healthy chunk of those in attendance would happily relive such a full on intense 70-minute period repeatedly on a loop of continuous nature. The psychedelic lighting employed throughout coupled to abstract swirls of video stills in our small space may … Continue Reading ››

Tenement Trail 2017

Down early for 2017’s edition of Tenement Trail and Edinburgh’s CHEAP TEETH play to a busy but relatively relaxed Broadcast basement. At points their music lends itself to the restrained atmosphere with subdued alt rock vibes, at others they move to gruffly sneered indie chant alongs. There’s glimpses of the band blowing you away with powerful flourishes, … Continue Reading ››

The National at The Usher Hall, Edinburgh, 20/9/17

Similarly to LCD Soundsystem who is also playing Scotland tonight, few bands have garnered the impeccable reputation that The National hold amongst die-hard fans and critics alike. Their latest album Sleep Well Beast was release just prior to the UK tour and provides us with slightly rejigged direction that the band are taking. More electronic and a … Continue Reading ››