Tag Archives: Sacred Paws

Electric Fields, Day 2, 2/9/17

Arriving on site again to find the sun out again is a glorious sight and we’re just on time for the Vitamin C hit that is Sacred Paws; the duo are so infectious and likeable, their chirpy harmonies and Rachel Aggs' signature tropical guitar style just feels like it's good for you. Whimsically dancey, like a … Continue Reading ››

Ones to Watch: Electric Fields 2017

Electric Fields was one of the highlights of last year’s festival season, a bargain price and some stellar acts combined with a fully fledged but also kid friendly festival atmosphere to make it a festival that won’t have many people saying no to. This year they look to capitalise on the absense of T in the … Continue Reading ››

Sacred Paws – ‘Strike A Match’ [Rock Action]

During a recent interview with Gideon Coe, conducted in Tramway for the BBC 6 Music Festival, Stephen McRobbie of The Pastels admitted that he’s been playing Sacred Paws tracks with increasing frequency to friends visiting Monorail Records. It’s no wonder that McRobbie can’t get enough of the band’s recent album, Strike a Match, released on Mogwai’s … Continue Reading ››

BBC Radio 6 Music Festival with Car Seat Headrest, The Lemon Twigs, Haley Bonar, Sacred Paws at Saint Luke’s, 25/3/17

In the smallest of the three venues taken over by this year’s BBC 6 Music Festival comes arguably the most exciting array of bands on the whole line-up. While the rest of the fest is taken over by cruising veterans (Depeche Mode) or the populist fringes of modern electronica (Bonobo), Saint Luke’s catches three of the … Continue Reading ››

Sacred Paws – Strike a Match [Rock Action]

Sacred Paws is an exceptional live band, creating an intoxicating musical landscape they force any crowd from the dingiest hall to dance around their handbags and transport them to sunnier places. The complicated African highlife rhythms and constantly catchy riffs are even more incredible and surprising considering the band are a two piece, although granted at … Continue Reading ››

Sacred Paws (album launch) at Mono, 27/01/17

Mono is heaving for the hotly anticipated launch of Sacred Paws’ debut long-player, Strike A Match. Sold out on the door, this humble reviewer had to smuggle in the very editor of Rave Child himself with a presciently purchased plus one. A crowd this size would flatter most, but Sacred Paws’ ticket-shifting feat seems even more remarkable … Continue Reading ››

FREAKENDER NYE with Sacred Paws, Shredd, Rapid Tan at Mono, 31/12/16

Heading down to Mono in high spirits for tonight's New Year's celebration planned by the team who put on the highly praised Freakender Weekender early in the year, excited to see what their next event has in store. First up is the ever-wonderful Rapid Tan, with a lineup consisting of members from a number of great local … Continue Reading ››

Sacred Paws (EP launch) at Mono, 26/3/15

Making a statement are Glasgow/London based two-piece Sacred Paws with Rachel Aggs on guitar and Eilidh Rodgers on drums. Despite the long-distance collaboration, the band has recently launched 6 Songs, the aptly named EP. Reminiscent of bands like the Runaways or The Slits, Sacred Paws combine precision with rough-edged vocals to offer a new addition to the … Continue Reading ››