Tag Archives: The Ninth Wave

THE NINTH WAVE – ‘New Kind Of Ego’ [Distiller]

'New Kind Of Ego', the latest single from THE NINTH WAVE, finds the four-piece focusing on insecurities and trust issues. The track builds gradually, beginning with a piercing, distorted guitar, as lead vocalist Haydn Park-Patterson channels his inner Robert Smith delivering the heartbreakingly beautiful howl of "you don't seem to care and it kills me". By the … Continue Reading ››

New Years Revolution with The Ninth Wave, Das Plastixx at Tut’s, 20/1/18

Snow-related issues around the South Lanarkshire area prevent me from arriving in time to see supports Le Thug and Acrylic, however I manage to catch Das Plastixx, a four piece from Glasgow who describe themselves as employing an ‘exciting brand of psych-grunge.’ Although some hooky melodies are decipherable through waves of shoegaze-inspired noise, it is unfortunate … Continue Reading ››

Doune the Rabbit Hole, Day 2, 19/8/17

Day two of Doune I start off early and surprising chirper, after a cup of Yogi chai from the Tchai Ovna tent and a haggis roll sort be right out. So, well prepared I make the journey down the treacherous path down to the Thunderdome stage in plenty of time to catch an otherworldly set from … Continue Reading ››

Photo Review: Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival 2017

In a chaotic affair we ending out not having any reviewers up at Belladrum this year, but we felt we’d be missing out if we called a halt on our photographers Allan Lewis and Stewart Fullerton going, so up they went and they got some great shots. Here’s some of the picks that we thought … Continue Reading ››

TRNSMT After-Party with The Ninth Wave at ABC, 7/7/17

Following on from the success of the first day of Glasgow’s TRNSMT festival, The Ninth Wave have their work cut out for them at the official Propaganda TRNSMT after-party, as they play to an audience who had just experienced the unbelievable two-and-a-half-hour set from Radiohead and hadn’t quite had just enough yet. However, The Ninth Wave take … Continue Reading ››

Top picks for Tenement Trail

This Saturday sees the return of Tenement TV’s all day multi venue festival Tenement Trail so we had a wee peek at the line up to give you our picks of the line up: Sweaty Palms at Broadcast (5.00) “Refusing to bow down to the crowd-pleasing generics of what it takes to … Continue Reading ››

Electric Fields 2016, Day Two, 27/7/16

Day two starts on a fragile note as midday proves a touch too early to drag myself down for Bella and the Bella, so my day starts lulled next to the sound desk at the Main Stage sipping orange juice from the carton in the sunshine, with the somewhat depleted Palms boys, who still seem … Continue Reading ››

Stag and Dagger (Part Two), 1/5/16

In the previous coverage of Stag and Dagger our reviewer, Adam Turner-Heffer, spoke of the fun of people’s entirely different experiences of the festival. Intriguingly enough mine and Adam’s days overlap in only two places, one being rejecting the daunting queue for We Were Promised Jetpacks and the other being the early in the day slot … Continue Reading ››

The Ninth Wave – ‘Only The Young’

‘Only the Young’, from The Ninth Wave’s debut EP, of the same title, balances long melodic guitar riffs with synth and transient harmonious backing vocals, giving this song a hauntingly catchy sound. Lead singer Hadyn Park has a distinctive voice encouraging us to keep listening from the opening line: “they don’t ever wanna talk to me … Continue Reading ››