Tag Archives: Belle and Sebastian

Belle and Sebastian – ‘We Were Beautiful’ [Matador]

New Belle and Sebastian single ‘We Were Beautiful’ conducts a tranquil essence, conveying sparse synths and a 90s air – provoking an indispensable nostalgia. Commencing with a D&B loop, swamp bass line and a stock-sounding synth that genuinely flatters the punctual vocal, majestically embracing the motion. The satisfying pedal-steel effect adds some class to the already unblemished … Continue Reading ››

TRNSMT at Glasgow Green, 7/7/17

After a few years of dwindling interest in T in the Park, Geoff Ellis’s new festival, the three-day TRNSMT, is a fresh attempt at proving the demand for top-tier festivals in Scotland. Amid claims that T in the Park had lost its emphasis on music among a weekend of drinking and partying, TRNSMT is catering to … Continue Reading ››

Primavera Sound 2015 (Friday)

My Friday begins where it seems I spent half my weekend, down at the Pitchfork stage EX HEX are lavishing us with their attitude filled, yet truly enthralling pop sound; yeah I missed The Pastels, and I’m gutted but Mary Timony’s addictive vocals and sharp punk melodies more than make up for not seeing our home … Continue Reading ››

Belle and Sebastian with the Scottish Festival Orchestra, Lower Dens at The Hydro, 22/5/15

It’s a tough one to contemplate; Belle and Sebastian playing at The Hydro, why? Yeah they’ll comfortably bring a crowd to their hometown’s flashy new arena, but these guys aren’t an arena band; maybe three nights (or more) at the Barras doesn’t squeeze into their tour schedule, add to that the fact that they got … Continue Reading ››

Commonwealth Games Opening Party with Belle and Sebastian, Les Johnson at Kelvingrove Bandstand, 23/7/14

With temperatures in Glasgow reaching heights akin to the more exotic regions of the Commonwealth, Kelvingrove Park’s previously derelict bandstand makes an ideal venue for an evening of scorching summer pop. Getting tickets to see Belle and Sebastian at this intimate event takes the art of luck, nerves of steel and monk like reflexes as with … Continue Reading ››