Vegan Connections, 12/8/17

Tonight over Renfield Lane’s two venues, The Old Hairdressers and Stereo, and further afield, Vegan Connections has gathered together some of Glasgow’s best bands and beyond.

Terrafraid open the Hairdressers, giving their all even though not more of a hand full of revellers have yet arrived; melodic pop songs with a lot of heart and grit are the reward for us early birds.Over in Stereo another array of bands are rocking out, highlights include the strange intense but very interesting

 

Over in Stereo another array of bands are rocking out, highlights include the strange intense but very interesting Herbert Powell and Joyce Delaney who play dancable feminist punk pop songs in a style that is very popular these days.Back at the

Back at the Hairdressers American Clay is a treat, in a back-handed remark they joke this “this is a pop song” as if that was something to be embarrassed about.Things really heat up when

Things really heat up when Life Model hit the floor, thrashing around in a shoegaze haze, songs like ‘Walking Backwards’ and ‘Skin and Bones’ are exciting and touching, the four members emit an energy combining their own influences all while looking like they are having an infectious amount of fun.

Next up pop punk stalwarts Pinact add grunge to tonight’s eco system and are a solid penultimate band.

Campfires in Winter close this evening with a heavy post rock sound, the emotive sometimes soaring guitar riffs induce chills and a well executed projection transfix the audience and usher them onto the streets musically contented.

Words: Peter Johnstone

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