Tag Archives: Emma Pollock

Electric Fields 2016, Day One, 26/7/16

Back down in Dumfries for another Electric Fields and this year the festival has seen a whole load of new investment, resulting in a stronger, less Scottish oriented line up, an extra day of music, larger stages, better food and an all round bigger feel. And it all seems to pay off, at less than £100 … Continue Reading ››

Emma Pollock – In Search of Harperfield [Chemikal Underground]

Former Delgados vocalist Emma Pollock, has just released her third studio album, In Search of HarperfieldI; featuring eleven equally distinct tracks, this album offers insight into different sides of the singer’s personality and musical style, while developing a story and featuring varying imagery mirrored by each arrangement within the each track. Without a doubt, there is … Continue Reading ››

Wickerman (Saturday), 25/7/15

Saturday got underway in earnest with RM Hubbert on the main stage; I arrive, a little late, to him announcing: “Radio One won’t play pop songs about depression...” He describes ‘Bolt’ as a more upbeat number (facetiously described as his attempt to get mainstream radio plays), but it is followed by what, in his own words, … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Concert to Save the Sighthill Stone Circle at Platform, 27/7/13

sighthill-0341Six pm, Saturday night; as heavens opened over Glasgow’s east-end, temperatures soar inside Platform and the entirely inimitable, reliably provocative Aidan Moffat takes to the stage to unleash his own thunder, thus setting a tone for the remainder of the night - one of brilliance. The gig, … Continue Reading ››