Tag Archives: Nieves

Photo Review: Saint Luke’s All Dayer, 6/8/17

The beautiful east end converted church venue Saint Luke’s and accompanying bar the Winged Ox play host to their second all dayer event that looks to become a fixture of the Glasgow music calendar. With a host of local talent filling the bill it was a hot ticket on the weekend that many had travelled up … Continue Reading ››

Nieves, Kyle Burgess (We Came From Wolves) at Broadcast, 9/12/16

Despite being a bit of a Grinch, and generally trying my damnedest to avoid all things Christmas, Nieves now annual festive show is an exception to the rule, and an emerging tradition I can totally get on board with. After spending the best part of an hour ensnared in less than festive Friday night traffic I’m … Continue Reading ››

NIEVES, FOREIGNFOX, Courier’s Club at SWG3, 12/8/16

Thanks to getting hopelessly lost, first on the way to SWG3, and then again in the ladies, a Monty Hall-like puzzle, sadistically designed to confuse drunk gig goers, we are almost too late to catch first support act Courier’s Club tonight. The track and a bit that we do hear sounds promising, and I’ll be keeping … Continue Reading ››

Nieves – ‘Legs and Arms’

I’ve been awfully fond of Nieves ever since I heard their debut single ‘Winter’; as mixing up traditional folk with a modern indie twist and heart-wrenching lyrics is right up my street. Originally a duo consisting of guitarist/vocalist Brendan Dafters and pianist Herre de Leur, Nieves have now picked up an additional two members in the form … Continue Reading ››

Nieves – ‘Black Tie’

With their roots in acoustic folk, you’d be forgiven for not immediately recognising Nieves’ latest offering. ‘Black Tie’ is something of a sonic progression, but with a prominent use of dark, melancholic piano there are still at least some familiar focal points. This is not to say that the aforementioned progression is inherently negative however. The addition of … Continue Reading ››