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Scorpion Child interview

Infused with the bluesy swagger and the semi-mystic, thunderous kick-drum assault of iconic bands like Led Zeppelin, Uriah Heep, Rainbow, and Black Sabbath, hard-hitting Austin, Texas based quintet Scorpion Child offer up a heady mix of classic rock, old-school heavy metal, and Southwest-kissed psych-rock. Formed in 2010 around the talents of guitarists Chris Cowart and bassist … Continue Reading ››

Connections of a Celtic kind: Rachel Sermanni and Call To Mind recommends Miss Irenie Rose and The New Mendicants

994112_10152185824084328_1672380283_nSomething that absolutely sets Celtic Connections apart from other festivals is the way in which it not just highlights but actively encourages acts, and even genres, to find common ground and collaborate. Yeah, sure, there’s some sharing at T in the Park and the likes, the odd … Continue Reading ››

Connections of a Celtic Kind: Stanley Odd recommends Hazy Recollections

252321_10150969755224901_1144272956_nSomething that absolutely sets Celtic Connections apart from other festivals is the way in which it not just highlights but actively encourages acts, and even genres, to find common ground and collaborate. Yeah, sure, there’s some sharing at T in the Park and the likes, … Continue Reading ››

Connections of Celtic Kind: RM Hubbert and Colin MacLeod recommend Mogwai and Rachel Sermanni

RM-Hubbert-800Something that absolutely sets Celtic Connections apart from other festivals is the way in which it not just highlights but actively encourages acts, and even genres, to find common ground and collaborate.

Yeah, sure, there’s some sharing at T in the Park and the likes, the … Continue Reading ››

Connections of Celtic Kind: Karine Polwart recommends Sarah Hayes and Rachel Newton

karine-polwart-traces-review-interviewSomething that absolutely sets Celtic Connections apart from other festivals is the way in which it not just highlights but actively encourages acts, and even genres, to find common ground and collaborate. Yeah, sure, there’s some sharing at T in the Park and the likes, the odd … Continue Reading ››

Rave Child Top 20 tracks of 2013

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2013 has been the first full year that Rave Child has been running content on a regular basis so it’s only fitting that we a run a best of 2013.

Now, I appreciate I can’t listen to everything, the fact that a new … Continue Reading ››

Glasgow Platform and Celtic Connections invite you to hit Rewind

1856Glasgow East End multi-arts venue Platform is teaming up with Celtic Connections for a truly unique and eclectic weekend of local and global music on January 24 and 25, 2014. Entitled Celtic Connections Rewind, it sees well-loved Scottish artists like Withered Hand and Malcolm Middleton share bills … Continue Reading ››