Tag Archives: Jonnie Common

BBC Radio 6 Music Festival Fringe Song, By Toad Showcase with Meursault, Jonnie Common, Siobhan Wilson at The Glad Cafe, 23/3/17

Song, By Toad’s showcase at The Glad Cafe features three of the label’s roster performing a Fringe show of the BBC Radio 6 Music Festival. Opening the night, the sound of Siobhan Wilson’s soft, soulful voice gets things off the ground. She plays with a unique deftness, her electric guitar’s clear, low tone works with delicate melodies … Continue Reading ››

Electric Fields, 29/8/15

The journey down to Electric Fields begins post 9am and a ‘Happy Bus’ from Buchanan Bus Station; how anyone can muster up the energy to be “happy” at this time in the morning is beyond me and the atmosphere on the bus is as you’d expect from bed missing music lovers with not to many … Continue Reading ››

Album of 2014

Andrew Person & Lovers Turn To Monsters – Everything We Miss17 Andrew Pearson & Lovers Turn To Monsters – Everything We Miss [Common] A combination of two endearing singer-songwriters, brought together under the umbrella of Common Records in the dismal Glaswegian rain, resulting in an equally … Continue Reading ››

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 ››

Jonnie Common – Trapped In Amber [Song, by Toad]

To sum up Jonnie Common’s latest album Trapped In Amber, eccentric would be the first word which springs to mind as all the unwritten musical rules of structure and consistency are broken, in a brilliant way. Opener ‘Guesty’ is a 25-second recording of Common mixing speech with wavering vocals about the guest list, presumably to his … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Jonnie Common presents DESKJOB at The Captain’s Rest 6/4/11

Jonnie Common has been about the scene for a wee while now turning his trade in various different bands and for the better of many other acts. Tonight he presents a night promoting his “not remixed” album DESKJOB which features an array of talent from … Continue Reading ››