Tag Archives: We Were Promised Jetpacks

Magners Summer Nights Electric Honey Sessions

Electric Honey is an institution of the Glasgow music scene; founded in 1992 at Glasgow’s Kelvin College it helped launch the careers of bands like Belle and Sebastian and Biffy Clyro. Today’s event was organised by the current Music Business students who are continuing under the Electric Honey name. Today’s lineup reads like a Buzzfeed list of … Continue Reading ››

West End Festival All Dayer at Oran Mor, 21/6/15

After worrying about whether or not I would be able to see the majority of the great bands playing across Oran Mor’s three stages, I was extremely pleased to see that the running order would allow me to move almost effortlessly between stages, hardly missing a second of each set. My early arrival gives me plenty … Continue Reading ››

We Were Promised Jetpacks, Fatherson at QMU, 13/12/14

There is an omnipresent feeling of excitement clamouring around the Queens Margaret Union tonight, where once lay a hot dog stand in the foyer currently features We Were Promised Jetpacks fans chatting about the rise and rise of the hometown heroes who in just a few hours will blow the roof right off of the … Continue Reading ››

We Were Promised Jetpacks – Unravelling [FatCat]

I’ll preface this review with a disclaimer that for one reason or another I have never listened to We Were Promised Jetpacks, friends locally and especially overseas seem to be singing their praises, yet they’ve always passed me by, so, Unravelling, the band's third album, is my first taste of WWPJ. Album opener ‘Safety in Numbers’ doesn’t … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Stag & Dagger, 18/5/13

1United Fruit (2) Now entering it's sixth year, Stag and Dagger has grown considerably to become one of the more popular events on Glasgow's music calendar. This year is no different, boasting an excellent line-up over six stages throughout the day. United Fruit hit Nice 'n' Sleazy’s at half … Continue Reading ››