Tag Archives: Martha Ffion

Withered Hand, a Singer of Songs, Martha Ffion at The Hug and Pint, 7/5/17

Dan Wilson of Withered Hand is absolutely one of the most interesting songwriters around; he recently collaborated to write and record with Barcelona-based a Singer of Songs during a week at an organic farm ‘in the middle of nowhere’ near Barcelona. Over three dates in Edinburgh, Crail and Glasgow, the two launched the resulting EP Among … Continue Reading ››

Celtic Connections: Martha Ffion, Dave Frazer, Ruth Finegold at The Hug and Pint, 24/1/17

You can really hurt someone when you love them like that,Martha Ffion, aka Claire M. F. McKay croons on new track ‘Record Sleeves’, slotted neatly in the middle of tonight’s headline set. If love can be painful, then Ffion and her band The Homemakers have certainly left their adoring crowd with a bout of heartbreak. Despite … Continue Reading ››

Margaret Glaspy, Martha Ffion at Stereo, 7/11/16

Margaret Glaspy’s debut album, Emotions and Math, was a long time in coming, but, some four years after her debut EP, it is a truly encapsulating record that courses with a humble appeal and touches of grunge attitude. Tonight Glaspy delivers all this and more putting in a startlingly cool and powerful performance that makes the … Continue Reading ››

West End Festival All Dayer at Oran Mor, 19/6/16

So it’s another dad day and another all dayer at Oran Mor as part of the West End Festival, and while the line up today may not be quite as dad friendly as last year’s fare there is a host of local talent at various stages of their musical development on offer. Continue Reading ››

Martha Ffion – ‘We Disappear’ [Turnstile]

It’s easy, nay lazy to simply compare Martha Ffion’s laid back pop music to the pet sounds of the sixties. Sure her sound is almost Dusty Springfield-esque, however make no mistake there is a deep well of talent being mined by this Irish born Glasgow based singer. Last single ‘Wallflower’ was a honey dripped candy glazed affair, … Continue Reading ››

Martha Ffion – ‘Wallflower’

Wallflower is the latest release from Irish born, Glasgow based songwriter Martha Ffion and follows strongly on the heels of ‘No Applause’, our #10 track of last year. The single floats along on a hip sixties vibe dripping with Ffion’s sugarcoated wistful vocal juxtaposed with driving distorted guitar. The light and breezy air of the song hides … Continue Reading ››

Martha Ffion, Randolph’s Leap at The Hug and Pint, 5/2/16

The Hug and Pint basement is already buzzing with excitement when we arrive, albeit slightly late and sadly missing Catholic Action’s Chris McCrory’s solo set, however we do make it time to catch chirpy eight-piece indie pop darlings Randolph’s Leap squeeze onto the stage. The band doesn’t disappoint, delivering a show packed full of playful melodies, … Continue Reading ››

Honeyblood, Martha Ffion, The Van T’s at The Art School, 18/9/15

For anyone unaware, Honeyblood is a pop-duo who are riding high on a fuzzy wave; they have an excellently melodic debut album behind them (just now gearing up for number two) and last week took to Murrayfield to warm the stadium up for Foo Fighters. Martha Ffion and The Van T’s have been invited to The … Continue Reading ››