Tag Archives: Poor Things

Poor Things / Pinact / SHARPTOOTH / Halfrican – Split [Gerry Loves]

Turning five years old, Gerry Loves Records is an Edinburgh-based DIY label with a love for old school formats and underground Scottish music; covering everything from pop eclecticism to screaming noise-rock. This EP brings together four of the hottest bands in the country for a four track compilation that spans crunchy Weezer-like power-pop, Malkmus indebted college rock and grungy … Continue Reading ››

Poor Things, Pinact, SHARPTOOTH, Halfrican at The Old Hairdressers, 27/6/15

With the likes of DF Concerts monopolising the Glasgow concert scene and even Bloc getting a lick of paint, those who like their gigs rough and ready are being pushed ever further underground. Fortunately for such hardy characters, there are still a handful of places in the city, like The Old Hairdressers, whose gig venue is, … Continue Reading ››

Catholic Action & Poor Things Split [Fuzzkill Records]

Catholic Action have already been making waves through the UK music scene even though their existence, in the grand scheme of Scottish music, has been brief. ‘L.U.V.’ finds its feet firmly in the danceable indie/alternative wave that seems to take over the UK in the 00s, however the band’s affinity for heavier groups also seems to … Continue Reading ››

Under The Covers Valentines Compilation [Fuzzkill]

Fuzzkill Records are becoming a force of nature on the Glasgow music scene, putting out releases by a wide array of great local bands, throwing the odd party of a show and generally just enjoying the well-deserved success that has been growing for a good while now. This Valentines special cover comp is indicative of a … Continue Reading ››

Various Artists – Now That’s What I Call Music 666 [Fuzzkill]

Fuzzkill Records is a name gaining a lot of kudos in the Scottish music just now, centred around a lo-fi sound, much of the music released by the label has a distinct DIY feel to it. Released for Cassette Store Day the creatively named Now That’s What I Call Music 666 gives listeners a sense of … Continue Reading ››

Poor Things – Poor Things [Saraseto]

Poor Things’ self-titled album is a clear step in the right direction. Single ‘1998’ acts as a good introduction; offering an upbeat tempo with guitar led melodies with crashing drums and rebel lyrics. With a clear 90’s punk influence in the stroppy droning tones of the vocals and tumbling layered melodies, it is no surprise that the band … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Electric Soft Parade, Poor Things, Dancing Years at Tut’s 26/10/13

ESPpressshot1-554x369I’d suggest six years is a long time in any context, but in music six years could equate to a lifetime, indeed, during Electric Soft Parade’s six-year hibernation period many a new pretenders to the indie throne have crashed and burned. Not that the brothers White have … Continue Reading ››

Record review: Poor Things – Hurricane Poor Things [Vinyl Ritchie]

a3188886240_10Poor Things, from their name inspired by Glasgow legend Alisdair Grey to their happy-go-lucky, rain-will-never-get-to-me energy are just the remedy for long rainy days. Hurricane… is a mix mash of everything bubblegum rock, from the twangy guitar intro of the opening track ‘Beachcomber” to its euphoria laden … Continue Reading ››