Category Archives: live review

Live review: Mummy Short Arms (single launch) at Pivo Pivo 12/11/11

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xt6VXl9dl3k&w=376&h=221] Mummy Short Arms are never a band to fail at entertaining their audience and holding the venue captured. Singer James Allan rightly owns the stage through erratically bopping about tranced by the music, and flopping his hair about at quite some speed. He has the energy and stage presence of a young Jagger and a voice … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Withered Hand, O’Messy Life, Mike Nisbet at Captains Rest, 2/11/11

Mike Nisbet is the first act tonight and it doesn’t take long for him to silence the crowd with his distinguishingly smooth voice. Nisbet performs a charming selection from album Vagrant, which consists of mellow finger picked riffs and lyrics of life and love. In particular, ‘Funny … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Dead Boy Robotics, Oh You Dancer, Vasquez at Captains Rest, 31/10/11

Halloween night and all ghoulish apparitions seem to have been hounded from the streets by the insipid rain and blustering wind. Inside the Captain’s Rest those present are resolute having holed up in the venue to enjoy the aural offerings. The contingent of Edinburgh acts set … Continue Reading ››