Single Review: Chris Greig & The Merchants – Seen It All Before

by Kieran Cannon Hot off the heels of their highly successful February release SHY, Chris Greig & The Merchants are back – and they’ve done it again. Their latest single Seen It All Before is an infectiously catchy number, packed full of raw energy with hints of frustration bubbling under the surface. Listen to theContinue reading “Single Review: Chris Greig & The Merchants – Seen It All Before”

Spotify Playlists: Writer’s Recommendations – Kieran Cannon

by Kieran Cannon Chronic indecisiveness strikes again. It’s no lie to say I spent hours messing about with the contents of this playlist, but I managed to arrive at something that (just about) represents all the tunes I’ve enjoyed over the past few weeks. Needless to say I’ll change my mind again by the timeContinue reading “Spotify Playlists: Writer’s Recommendations – Kieran Cannon”

Single Review: In Earnest – Put Me Under

by Kieran Cannon Following their highly successful Carousel project, Essex indie trio Sarah, Thomas and Toby have started afresh as In Earnest. Released on April 17th, debut single Put Me Under offers a stark and uncompromising insight into the singer’s own struggles with mental health – with a rather sweet ode to (wo)man’s best friendContinue reading “Single Review: In Earnest – Put Me Under”

Single Review: BETA WAVES – Hideaway

by Kieran Cannon Living through these crazy times, it’s more important than ever to focus on the positives – particularly the sheer quantity of great new music keeping us entertained. One such example comes courtesy of Dundonian electronic duo BETA WAVES, who have just dropped their latest single. Entitled Hideaway (apt, whether by accident orContinue reading “Single Review: BETA WAVES – Hideaway”

Gig Preview: Tom McGuire & The Brassholes + Awkward Family Portraits @ Drygate, Glasgow (Sat 21st March 2020)

With mere weeks to go until Tom McGuire & The Brassholes play their headline set at Drygate Brewing Company, what exactly can we expect from the night?