Tag Archives: Machines In Heaven

Machines In Heaven – Phenomenology [Hot Gem]

Bookended by two tracks of lush melody, this second album by Glasgow's Machines In Heaven is somewhat excellent: both the first and the last are full and warm electronic outings; in between there's another ten tunes that take several interesting and unexpected turns. Perhaps things are signposted by the closing bars of 'Silfra' giving way from … Continue Reading ››

Sunday Circus 8th Birthday at The Old Fruitmarket, 30/8/15

Esteemed promoters and Glasgow institution Sunday Circus celebrate their eighth year of survival, indeed thrive(...al), with tonight's rampaging shindig. Only the moaning of a miserable old bastard prevented this event taking place at the unlikely location of the Kelvingrove Bandstand: I get to be so candid because I'm also a miserable bastard who resides there, only … Continue Reading ››

EPs of 2014

Daniel Mutch – Remedy & Therapy18 Daniel Mutch – Remedy & Therapy With Remedy & Therapy, Mutch has managed to present us with five remarkable tracks well worth spilling out of any speaker or set of headphones over the winter period and we’d be fools not … Continue Reading ››

Machines In Heaven – bordersbreakdown [Hotgem]

This is an expansive and constantly surprising debut LP from Glasgow-based trio Machines In Heaven. Following up from last years' The Glasgow Jihad, Machines In Heaven have been hotly tipped by local industry players and have received Radio One airplay courtesy of Ally McCrae and Vic Galloway. bordersbreakdown holds up on the promise that their debut EP … 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: T in the Park – Day Three, 14/7/13

CHVRCHESVitoAndreoniDay three of T20 is heavy on the clashes as potential upcoming superstar Azealia Banks goes head to head with Odd Future’s Tyler, The Creator and electronic, chart topping juniors Disclosure. Today however does seem to be the best attended of the weekend and the sun is … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Advance Base, Machines in Heaven, Behold the Old Bear at Sleazy’s, 10/7/13

Advance Base 8It may seem like your average Wednesday evening, but in truth nothing of what’s about to go down comes near what you’d perceive as average, or ordinary in the slightest. The fact that Glasgow’s been boiling hot for several days is evidence enough that things … Continue Reading ››

Record review: Machines in Heaven – Glasgow Jihad [Black Lantern Music]

1Glasgow Jihad Despite their questionable EP title, more befitting a horror-punk act, Machines in Heaven are a new, Glaswegian, four-piece who make synthy, squelchy electronica. ‘The National Monument’ has a modern hip-hop feel, opening on blissed bleeps before bleeding into a chopped out vocal, and although it’s a … Continue Reading ››