Category Archives: live review

Live review: Belladrum Tartan Heart festival: Saturday, 4/8/12

Harshly woken from slumber by Belladrum’s annual alarm clock – a pipe band marching through the campsite – it’s time to pull the wellys back on and start afresh. It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day and we’re feeling shaken. Today Belladrum continues to support Scottish … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival: Friday, 3/8/12

The sun is shining on Belladrum in what seems to be Scotland’s soggiest summer, I’d like to think the big yellow man is doffing his cap to Belladrum’s loyalty to its original mission; become and remain a small, fun-filled, family-friendly festival. Approaching its tenth year, the … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Summer Nights 2012 featuring DARC, The Mouse That Ate The Cat, Johnny and the Giros, TeKlo at Tut’s, 26/7/12

This is the first Summer Nights gig I’ve personally made this year, and I’m first to admit that upon listening to the acts on the bill tonight that it’s not really my my of tea. I was asked along to spin some … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Dixon Street Studios presents Edinburgh School for the Deaf, Future Glue, Aggi Doom at Captains Rest, 25/7/12

Dixon Street Studios have put on a couple of shows now and this quite possibly is the tastiest one so far hosting some of Scotland’s finest acts. Turning up slight late I unfortunately don’t catch any of Asian Babies but do look forward to hearing them … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Summer Nights 2012 featuring Dead Electric, Olympic Swimmers, The Unwinding Hours at Tut’s, 23/7/12

You can practically smell the talent from half way up St. Vincent Street and the stench only intensifies as you try to make your way through the heaving, sweaty crowd of King Tut’s. With such an impressive line up for tonight’s edition of the Summer Nights … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Summer Nights 2012 featuring Aaron Wright, Lovers Turn to Monsters, The Sea Kings, Brown Bear and the Bandits at Tut’s, 18/7/12

The wonderfully bluesy Aaron Wright and his band are a pretty suave looking bunch. The 23 year old from Edinburgh sounds like he has been performing well beyond years and begins with the whimsical 'Trampoline', setting the standard pretty high for … Continue Reading ››