Spotify Playlist: Writer’s Recommendations with Fiona Henderson

We’ve been truly fortunate to have new music releases during a time where resources and access is so limited. Those working in the music sector have had their worlds turn upside down during this pandemic and have continued to work so hard so that we, as fans can enjoy their content. I’ve curated a mixedContinue reading “Spotify Playlist: Writer’s Recommendations with Fiona Henderson”

Single Review: The Common View – You Are Lost in the Old Age

by Chelsea Ness Leeds Indie rock outfit, The Common View have treated fans during lockdown to their brand new single, ‘You Are Lost in the Old Age.‘ I’ll be honest, this was the first time listening to the band yet I was instantly drawn to their post punk influence and the powerful message displayed throughoutContinue reading “Single Review: The Common View – You Are Lost in the Old Age”

Writer’s Playlist – Amlo Rogers

Happy Bank Holiday Monday! I suppose the definition of weekend has completely changed in the current landscape but I thought I’d share a playlist of absolute bangers I’ve been in love with over the last few weeks that you can sip your afternoon rums to in the garden! But let me tell you the highlightsContinue reading “Writer’s Playlist – Amlo Rogers”

Spotify Playlist: Writer’s Recommendations – Emily Duff

by Emily Duff It’s been pretty hard to narrow it down – it was initially 50 songs. I’ve managed to narrow it down but it’s very random – or eclectic, that makes it sound cool. Below, I’ve written a few explanations. Enjoy the playlist. As the World Falls Down – David Bowie Bowie is myContinue reading “Spotify Playlist: Writer’s Recommendations – Emily Duff”

Album Review: The Strokes – The New Abnormal

By Alana Strange The Strokes made their comeback, releasing their sixth album ‘The New Abnormal’ on Good Friday and in the middle of a pandemic. Iconic. We had a little taste of the album back in February with the two singles ‘At the door‘ and ‘Bad Decisions’ and the latest to be released as aContinue reading “Album Review: The Strokes – The New Abnormal”

Single Review: Plastic Glass – Let Me Know

By Chelsea Ness I’ve been a fan of Sunderland’s indie rock four piece, Plastic Glass ever since I heard their debut EP, ‘Broken Town’ which has already received thousands of streams despite only be released a few months ago. Four individual solid tracks that creates a blend of the band’s fresh talent, relatable lyrics andContinue reading “Single Review: Plastic Glass – Let Me Know”

‘Fortify’ – Static Satellites REVIEW

Written by Amanda Kilfeather. “To fortify, is to build bravery and strength, resistance and resilience in the face of attack or adversity.“ These lads have been constantly on the up ever since their formation in the summer of 2018. After being listed in Aussie Regal Radio’s “Independent Hottest 100 or 2019”and Edinburgh Live’s “Top 5Continue reading “‘Fortify’ – Static Satellites REVIEW”

Behind the Music: Fake Lips – Fame Whore

Fake Lips is the latest band to hit the Scottish music scene by storm with the release of their debut single, ‘Fame Whore’. The new project creates a mix of rock, punk and indie all rolled into one created by none other than the musical talents of Gary Mclean (vocals and guitar) and Michael CameronContinue reading “Behind the Music: Fake Lips – Fame Whore”

Song Review: Catholic Action – Yr Old Dad

“I want to hear this again’, I said as soon as the song was over.  What did I just listen to?  Whatever it was, play it again. NOW! “Yr Old Dad” by Catholic Action is a hypnotic sonic delight that pulls you in and does not let you go.  The soundscape elements are happy-making –Continue reading “Song Review: Catholic Action – Yr Old Dad”

The Quay Sessions: The Wind + The Wave

I think it’s safe to say we have all felt that anxiety with anticipation the day you’re seeing some of your favourite musicians/bands live. This is exactly how I felt on the taxi ride to the BBC Scotland building in Glasgow for a very special evening of music. BBC Quay Sessions presenting The Wind +Continue reading “The Quay Sessions: The Wind + The Wave”