Have You Listened To: ‘The Riot Vans – Scotrails Stealing All My Money’ Yet?!

By Lauryn Donnelly The Vans are back causing a Riot with the Abellio! The Riot Vans have booted the door right in with their first release of 2021, the brand new single ‘Scotrails Stealing All My Money’ was released on the 5th of February and boyyyy, you’re in for a treat! The Glasgow based bandContinue reading “Have You Listened To: ‘The Riot Vans – Scotrails Stealing All My Money’ Yet?!”


Dictator are back and causing ruckus in your earholes yet again with their belter of a new single, ‘Days Gone By’. The dreamy 4 piece released their new single on the 7th of August, doing an Instagram live half an hour before midnight to countdown the time to the release of the new single –Continue reading “SINGLE REVIEW: DICTATOR – DAYS GONE BY”


By Lauryn Donnelly The psych-rock band Quiche that formed in Glasgow dropped their new glorious single ‘Rat Habits’ on the 29th of May and its easily one of my favourite tunes released this year. The six piece seriously know how to please a set of ears! Sounding like it’s come straight from a 50’s movieContinue reading “SINGLE REVIEW: QUICHE – RAT HABITS”


By Lauryn Donnelly Craig Carrigan from Johnstone has released his first solo single on the 12th of June and I cannot get enough of it. Recorded in his house during lockdown this tune has a special feel to it. Craig decided to try and learn how to record music during lock-down to keep himself busy,Continue reading “SINGLE REVIEW: CRAIG CARRIGAN – COME WITH ME”


By Lauryn Donnelly The indie rock Aberdeen quartet are back yet again with another banger! This is by far their most intense and heaviest single yet, and I cannot get enough of it. Starting off with a hefty drum beat, the bouncy bass and guitar melting in after a few seconds – it’s the kindContinue reading “SINGLE REVIEW: THE CAPOLLOS – ‘ELECTRIFY’”

Lauryn’s Lockdown Top 20

Welcome back to The Music Files Top 20 lockdown tunes! This week it is my turn to show you lovely people what I’ve had on repeat since lockdown started. The playlist consists of some 50’s, 60’s, some classics and some new belter’s that have been released by some local bands that i cant get enoughContinue reading “Lauryn’s Lockdown Top 20”

SINGLE REVIEW: Ranzas – Sunshine

By Lauryn Donnelly Ranzas, the Ayrshire quartet are back with another belter of a tune – Sunshine! This is the summer tune of 2020 with the dreamy guitar riff and loud bouncy drum beat – this is a song that’s got to be played very loud on a sunny day in your back garden (lock-down,Continue reading “SINGLE REVIEW: Ranzas – Sunshine”