Tag Archives: The Phantom Band

Electric Fields, 29/8/15

The journey down to Electric Fields begins post 9am and a ‘Happy Bus’ from Buchanan Bus Station; how anyone can muster up the energy to be “happy” at this time in the morning is beyond me and the atmosphere on the bus is as you’d expect from bed missing music lovers with not to many … Continue Reading ››

Doune The Rabbit Hole, 22/8/15

A curing tea, a rather hefty haggis roll and some cute bunnies later and we’re just about ready to go on day two at Doune, after sleeping in a tent proved a much more difficult task that it had been previously. Still a wee seat down at the Whistleblower stage we catch Glasgow funk rockers Perche, … Continue Reading ››

West End Festival All Dayer at Oran Mor, 21/6/15

After worrying about whether or not I would be able to see the majority of the great bands playing across Oran Mor’s three stages, I was extremely pleased to see that the running order would allow me to move almost effortlessly between stages, hardly missing a second of each set. My early arrival gives me plenty … Continue Reading ››

The Phantom Band – Fears Trending [Chemikal Underground]

The Phantom Band’s second album in the space of 12-months, Fears Trending, is a welcome surprise giving the period that punctuated the releases of The Wants (2010) and Strange Friend. That being said The Phantom Band’s six members have all been solid since the finishing up of The Wants. Recorded during the same sessions as Strange Friend, … Continue Reading ››

The Phantom Band, John Knox Sex Club at The Arches, 12/12/14

The congregation gathers on the coldest night of the year so far to attend the double sermon at the underground temple that is The Arches. First to take to the pulpit is John Knox Sex Club; opening with fan favourite 'Kiss the Dirt', the sharp, deep guitar sets the tone for what is to follow. The haunting … Continue Reading ››