Category Archives: record review

Spinning Coin – ‘Raining On Hope Street’ [Geographic]

There’s something out of time about Spinning Coin’s latest single, ‘Raining On Hope Street’, a sense of being suspended in a fleeting, wistful dream. While DIY movements are usually associated with punk, Glasgow has a rich history of indie making its political statement through nuanced narratives of everyday life told through song; less about tearing up … Continue Reading ››

The Statler Project – Mechanical Intervention [Kitchenette]

Glasgow based indie/dance five-piece The Statler Project make a symphony of alternative synth with their own unique take on funk and indie on Mechanical Intervention. ‘Industrial Temptation’ takes you into a dark, cosmic underworld painted with dissonant chord progressions and militant like vocals; it feels like an eerie scene from a Zombie apocalypse. The track is brutally … Continue Reading ››

Lewis Capaldi – ‘Bruises’

There’s a fair wee buzz starting to build around Bathgate’s Lewis Capaldi, and it’s definitely well deserved. Though Capaldi only released his debut single ‘Bruises’ at the end of March the singer-songwriter has already been selling-out shows left, right and centre, including a remarkable sold-out King Tut’s headline spot earlier in the year. The hype is justified, … Continue Reading ››