To celebrate 20 years as a band is an achievement, to celebrate 20 years as one of Glasgow’s leading bands, that still delivers quality hits, is iconic.
has achieved the latter and has not failed to impress with their latest offering in the ten-track Atomic: A Soundtrack by Mogwai
Running strong from their dominating 2013 record … Continue Reading ››
In the 2004 martial arts drama House of Flying Daggers
, there’s a scene in which sword wielding soldiers float athletically from bamboo stem to bamboo stem in a balletic and gravity defying display of grace.
Tonight’s first act, the aptly named Forest Swords
captures a similar feeling, combining a sense of space and movement with a … Continue Reading ››
17 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 ››
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 ››
‘Teenage Exorcists’, lead track from Music Industry 3. Fitness Industry 1.
is a big change for Mogwai
, the heavy inclusion of a defined main vocal line, sounding like early Idlewild in the vox department, filled with a static buzzing mass of guitar and the gentler timbres of keys that provided Rave Tapes
a contemporary humanity.
The … Continue Reading ››
Putting on a festival where 60% of the music is largely instrumental takes a great deal of ingenuity, daring and perhaps even a little bit of insanity, a festival of this stature was never going to be easy to pull off, nor would it be a hit with the mainstream populace of the city of … Continue Reading ››
The East End Social and Chemikal Underground are delighted to announce an extended line-up for The Last Big Weekend.
It will be the culmination of over six months spent enlivening the East End of Glasgow – from community workshops to church performances; from gigs in care-homes to day-long street parties – and a late-summer blow-out that's … Continue Reading ››
In the dark and obscure corner of the post rock lays Mogwai
Unpredictable and relentless, over the past nineteen years, the band keeps thriving through their musicality and love for their darkness-fuelled-guitar-driven sound.
Their eighth LP, Rave Tapes
, is an entity that focuses on provoking one’s thoughts and emotions, … Continue Reading ››
Something 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 … Continue Reading ››
have announced the release of their towering new album Rave Tapes
, on 20 January 2013 on CD, LP and digital formats via Rock Action.
Recorded at the band's Castle of Doom studio in Glasgow, by the band with Paul Savage, 'Rave Tapes' sees Mogwai
battering on … Continue Reading ››