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Adam Holmes and the Embers – Midnight Milk [Gogar]

Being more familiar with Adam Holmes’ work as part of the excellent hip-hop outfit Bang Dirty, this album was approached with an entirely open mind. As it transpires, Holmes is just as compelling minus the backdrop of thumping ZA beats and sizzling Mog bars. Midnight Milk is the Edinburgh musician’s third album with the Embers, following 2014’s … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Celtic Connections: Amadou & Mariam, Adam Holmes and the Embers at The Royal Concert Hall, 22/1/14

amadoumariamThere’s were rumours circulating that they were going to play this one in the dark as part of their Eclipse series of shows, whether this be completely false or it was quashed by Glasgow City Council is by the by, it didn’t happen. Whether this would have … Continue Reading ››

Connections of a Celtic Kind: Stanley Odd recommends Hazy Recollections

252321_10150969755224901_1144272956_nSomething that absolutely sets Celtic Connections apart from other festivals is the way in which it not just highlights but actively encourages acts, and even genres, to find common ground and collaborate. Yeah, sure, there’s some sharing at T in the Park and the likes, … Continue Reading ››