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Live review: Celtic Connections: The Olive Grove Records Showcase at Oran Mor, 26/1/14 and Hazy Recollections at ABC, 2/2/14

DSC_8740Indie had more of a presence in this year’s Celtic Connections line-up than I’ve noticed before. Also, while the other gigs have been focused on fusion, the indie gigs have been left to their own devices. Two gigs in particular have the indie bands stacked up; the Olive … Continue Reading ››

Live Review: Fun Lovin’ Criminals, Stanley Odd at ABC, 16/1/14

stanleyoddEA-5Scottish nationalist hip-hop merchants Stanley Odd were one of the first acts to gain popularity during the latest wave of hip-hop to pass through the country, but tonight may be one of their biggest slots to date. Lead vocalist Solareye’s raps run smoothly alongside newby Rebecca’s vocals, … Continue Reading ››

Connections of a Celtic Kind: Stanley Odd recommends Hazy Recollections

252321_10150969755224901_1144272956_nSomething that absolutely sets Celtic Connections apart from other festivals is the way in which it not just highlights but actively encourages acts, and even genres, to find common ground and collaborate. Yeah, sure, there’s some sharing at T in the Park and the likes, … Continue Reading ››

Live review: Belladrum Tartan Heart festival: Saturday, 4/8/12

Harshly woken from slumber by Belladrum’s annual alarm clock – a pipe band marching through the campsite – it’s time to pull the wellys back on and start afresh. It’s a new dawn, it’s a new day and we’re feeling shaken. Today Belladrum continues to support Scottish … Continue Reading ››