Tag Archives: RM Hubbert

Strange Behaviours at Tolbooth, 25-26/11/16

Tolbooth’s Strange Behaviours has two-day festival returns to Stirling for a third triumphant year. With 18 acts to choose from, the event is a musical smorgasbord with a genre to please even the pickiest of music fans. Living up to the events name, this year’s chosen aesthetics are just that – strange; broken and decorated mannequins are … Continue Reading ››

One’s to Watch: Strange Behaviours 2016

After the roaring success of the previous two years, Tolbooth’s Strange Behaviours festival makes a welcome return to Stirling for a third year. This mini-festival celebrating the best Scotish music has to offer, spans two nights and three different stages with an array of genres to suit anybody’s taste. Here’s a little preview of what this festival … Continue Reading ››

RM Hubbert – Telling the Trees [Chemikal Underground]

RM Hubbert’s fourth album gives further evidence as to why he is one of Scotland’s best-loved and increasingly vital artists. Telling the Trees sees Hubbert return to Chemikal’s Paul Savage for production duties, with whom he worked closely on 2013’s Breaks & Bone and 2012’s SAY award-winning Thirteen Lost and Found. The latter was entirely collaborative and … Continue Reading ››

Fields of Green Song Writers Circle with Rachel Sermanni, Jo Mango, The Pictish Trail, RM Hubbert, Louis Abbott at Platform, 21/1/16

Easterhouse has a reputation as being a grim place, dogged by urban deprivation and lacking culture, however on Friday night within the stark modern walls of Platform five vibrant Scottish talents bathe this part of the city in the brilliant light of musical wonder. “The Fields of Green” is a collaboration of folk musicians brought together … 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 ››

The East End Social presents RM Hubbert, Richard Dawson at Rutherglen Town Hall, 8/8/14

The venue for tonight’s East End Social show is Rutherglen Town Hall, an unsuspectingly good venue with a relatively cheap bar to its city centre counterparts, and there are signs of a good night when wandering in to catch Richard Dawson’s set. Dawson makes a good noise playing his acoustic guitar through a amplifier, playing a … Continue Reading ››

Connections of Celtic Kind: RM Hubbert and Colin MacLeod recommend Mogwai and Rachel Sermanni

RM-Hubbert-800Something 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 ››

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 ››