Having two of Scotland’s top bloggers behind a record label seems to make a lot of sense, but when Lloyd Meredith (Peenko
) and Halina Rifai (Podcart
) started Olive Grove back in the summer of 2010 they were just dipping their toe in.
Fast forward four years and they’re pretty well established and putting out … Continue Reading ››
Behold, The Old Bear
take making fun, quirky and inventive pop music very seriously.
'Restless Days' comes from their forthcoming cassette split with Gone Wishing, which will be released via Scottish Fiction
for Cassette Store Day on September 27 and we're giving you an exclusive chance to stream the track here on … Continue Reading ››
With a debut EP winning them fans in flourishes and a bolshy presence to boot, self proclaimed ‘fairground pop’ act The Moon Kids
are certainly aiming for the orbits their name suggests.
Since we caught them a week before their T in the Park slot
, the boys have taken to the stage at Scotland’s biggest … Continue Reading ››
If there ever was an ideal band to have sprung on them a relatively last minute bump up from a small tent to a huge one at Scotland’s biggest festival then Tijuana Bibles
are it, indeed this Glasgow four-piece seem to thrive off the upgrade that saw them move from their opening slot at T … Continue Reading ››
With quite a buzz surrounding Glasgow synthpop duo APACHE DARLING after just one track, we threw them a few questions to allow them to introduce themselves, kill the CHRVCHES echoes and maybe entice you to catch them during their weekly Broadcast residency, which started yesterday.
Who is APACHE DARLING?
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Early on Ewan Grant, aka Algernon Doll
, tells me his girlfriend is a palaeontologist, a fact that deserved an Alan Partridge style “Jurassic Park!” response, it sadly didn’t, but once we get past destroying childhood dream jobs with reality - maybe one day you’ll find a dinosaur but the rest of time it could be pretty mundane … Continue Reading ››
It’s another year, it’s another summer and here’s hoping it’ll be as nice last year, yes the blistering heat of T last year left a few people a little worse for wear, staggering about looking for the next luke warm lager, but we can have no argument that’d it’s more fun in the sun.
However we … Continue Reading ››
Label Focus is a new feature on Rave Child where we plan to run regular articles highlighting those hard working folk that put out some of the best music in Scotland.
For the first edition we didn’t look further than fuzzy lo-fi fans Fuzzkill Records, who have had us hooked since their first release less than … Continue Reading ››
2014 is a year of great importance for Scotland, years and generations from now we will look back and ponder the decisions made — it is therefore vital that the choices we make are well informed, and the best looking forward.
With the gravity of the situation in mind, we should ask ourselves carefully... who deserves … Continue Reading ››
is the personal project of multi-instrumentalist and multiple band member Liam Chapman and Glasgow Chamber Orchestra violist Nichola Kerr; along with a whole host of ultra-talent musicians making up their live line up.
With their debut single ‘Bermuda Triangle’ set for release I caught up with Chapman for a quaint wee chat over couple … Continue Reading ››