Tag Archives: The Cosmic Dead

Doune the Rabbit Hole, Day 2, 19/8/17

Day two of Doune I start off early and surprising chirper, after a cup of Yogi chai from the Tchai Ovna tent and a haggis roll sort be right out. So, well prepared I make the journey down the treacherous path down to the Thunderdome stage in plenty of time to catch an otherworldly set from … Continue Reading ››

Preview: Doune The Rabbit Hole (Saturday)

With Doune the Rabbit Hole coming up next weekend we thought we’d give you a run down of some of the acts to check out, problem was we felt the line up so strong that we couldn’t limit it down to a certain number, here’s a wee day by day effort to keep you occupied: SATURDAY With … 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 ››

FREAKENDER at The Old Hairdresser’s, 17/9/16

By the time I make it to The Old Hairdresser’s, even the designated gig photographer is crowdsurfing with a gleeful abandon – digital SLR in one hand, a bottle of Buckie dregs in the other. And it’s barely gone 8 o’clock. The raw power of London’s Thee MVPs has forged the audience into a single clammy mass, … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Doune the Rabbit Hole Festival, 26-29/8/13

DTRH2013-012The Cardross Estate, folded neatly into the lolling green hills of Stirlingshire, is one that is normally associated with tranquillity and even antiquity, but this year the estate has shooed off its sheep and rolled in the portaloos for Doune The Rabbit Hole

The family friendly … Continue Reading ››

Record Review: The Cosmic Dead—‘Inner Sanctum’ [Evil Hoodoo]

CassetteArt.indd The Cosmic Dead’s four-track album ‘Inner Sanctum’ is a psychedelic musical catharsis punctuated by dread-laden bass lines and hypnotic if not sometimes self-indulgent guitar riffs. There is something oddly compelling about the four tracks but the pleasure they induce is a nervous one and after listening to … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Doune the Rabbit Hole 2011

Missing the Friday like a fair few for the GSA Degree Show opening and last official night at the Vic, I arrive in Doune early Saturday afternoon still feeling strains of a night of free drinks, rammed galleries, streets parties, and a rousing Errors set. … Continue Reading ››