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Garden Of Elks – A Distorted Sigh [Song, by Toad]

What strikes the most at first listen to A Distorted Sigh is the obscurity and the complexity of Garden Of Elks; opener ‘This Morning We Are Astronauts’ is dragged around by a voluminous bass riff that involuntarily defines the band’s album pace. This impressive dynamic provokes a physical reaction from the listener; imagine finishing a marathon … Continue Reading ››

Live review: New Year’s Revolution with Deathcats, Kill Surrrf, Secret Motorbikes, GARDEN OF ELKS at Tut’s, 13/1/14

1458566_590358731019443_1732808167_nIt’s a New Year – everyone’s in good spirits for a while but then there’s the realisation that you’re skint and there’s a whole lack of live entertainment in January until Celtic Connections kicks off. That’s not necessarily true as King Tut’s remedy the dead season with … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Doune the Rabbit Hole Festival, 26-29/8/13

DTRH2013-012The Cardross Estate, folded neatly into the lolling green hills of Stirlingshire, is one that is normally associated with tranquillity and even antiquity, but this year the estate has shooed off its sheep and rolled in the portaloos for Doune The Rabbit Hole

The family friendly … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Iceage, Puce Mary, No Island, Garden of Elks at Broadcast, 25/2/13

8509161679_05c5dabebf_b Tonight’s headliners blasted onto the scene from almost nowhere some two years ago with their heavily acclaimed debut New Brigade, since then the band has been shrouded in controversy due to apparent fascist leanings, which although denied by the band still have the potential haunt them. Step … Continue Reading ››