Tag Archives: Call To Mind

Tracks of 2014

Atom Tree – ‘Sinner’19 Atom Tree – ‘Sinner’ [Hotgem] The opening track of the Glasgow electronic trio’s latest EP, Clouds, introduced us to vocalist Julie Knox, who’s powerful and emotive voice slides brilliantly into Atom Tree’s deep synthpop, alerting people the trio on a much bigger … Continue Reading ››

Label Focus: Olive Grove Records

Having two of Scotland’s top bloggers behind a record label seems to make a lot of sense, but when Lloyd Meredith (Peenko) and Halina Rifai (Podcart) started Olive Grove back in the summer of 2010 they were just dipping their toe in. Fast forward four years and they’re pretty well established and putting out … Continue Reading ››

Skinny Dipper, Call To Mind, Chrissy Barnacle at Stereo, 12/9/14

Almost an all girl band (bar the male drummer), tonight Skinny Dipper play Stereo to launch their debut EP Masks . First support act Chrissy Barnacle takes the stage to sing her strangely compelling self penned songs while strumming beautifully on a classical guitar, her songs tell bizarre tales of skeletons in love and of people … Continue Reading ››

Call To Mind – The Winter Is White [Olive Grove]

Following on from 2010’s self-titled EP, Call To Mind have released their debut album The Winter Is White through the prolific Olive Grove Records – also home of Randolph’s Leap and Pensioner to name a few. Opener ‘A Family Sketch’ serves as a prologue to the beautiful sermon the listener is about to receive, laying down … Continue Reading ››

Connections of a Celtic kind: Rachel Sermanni and Call To Mind recommends Miss Irenie Rose and The New Mendicants

994112_10152185824084328_1672380283_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, the odd … Continue Reading ››