10 Til’10 By The Vanities Out Now – Reviewed And Approved

By Megan Hughes Round about this time last year I posted a review of a single released by Glasgow garage punk group called the vanities.  If you had listened to me then you’d be following them and know that last month they released a new single 10 Til’10.  If you did not follow my adviceContinue reading “10 Til’10 By The Vanities Out Now – Reviewed And Approved”

St Dukes – Glaswegian Group Worth a Watching and a Listen

Glaswegian four piece powerhouse made up of Lewis, Fraser, Sarah and Max are moving like a freight train through releases and performances as they are garnering more fans and followers as the up the ante with the anticipated album launch marked for a release in May. Getting noticed in a city like Glasgow can beContinue reading “St Dukes – Glaswegian Group Worth a Watching and a Listen”

Single Review: Brownbear – One More Night

By Megan Hughes The cool and charming musical gift that is Brownbear (braunber) is making their wonderful return to our ears tomorrow with the release of their new single one more night. Some of you may have been lucky or committed enough to enjoy a previewed listen through BBC Radio Scotland on Tuesday night. OneContinue reading “Single Review: Brownbear – One More Night”

Fake Lips Showcase their Undeniable Musical Chemistry with New Demo Single – ‘Community’ Review

West Lothian and Glasgow based Rock/Punk duo Fake Lips released their fourth single ‘Community’ on Tuesday the 21st of December. Their intention was to launch the new track at midnight, after their headline show at Broadcast Glasgow, however, the big thing that is cancelling everyone’s plans right now happened to unfortunately strike again. Despite this,Continue reading “Fake Lips Showcase their Undeniable Musical Chemistry with New Demo Single – ‘Community’ Review”

in earnest produce a compelling argument for our ‘reasons to stay alive’

[in earnest – ‘reasons to stay alive’ EP cover] By Sandy Power Essex trio in earnest have been making waves this past year with their deeply personal and moving songs, which have covered themes of mental health, their lives and even their dogs. Their latest EP, ‘reasons to stay alive’, is now supplemented by aContinue reading “in earnest produce a compelling argument for our ‘reasons to stay alive’”

The Micro Band making big steps forward with ‘Tried to Kick It (But I Missed)’

[The Micro Band – ‘Tried to Kick It (But I Missed)’ artwork by Lucie Yavruturk and Daniel Crichton] By Sandy Power Micro sized Leith based record label New Teeth has been slowly building their presence over the past year. Founded by members of Edinburgh live music stalwarts The Micro Band, the label has thus farContinue reading “The Micro Band making big steps forward with ‘Tried to Kick It (But I Missed)’”

Uninvited are winning us over with their pleasant rock/pop with a flavour of country running through it.

Listening to ‘Diet Cigarette,’ the first thing that grabs my ears is the velvety-textured voices of Gillian Dhlakama (guitar/ vocals), and Taylor-Ray Dillon (Bass/ vocals), interlaced with Gill’s pealing harmonising, offering detailed and layered vocals that really gives the song a special feeling. The record overall is warm and easy on the ears, with theContinue reading “Uninvited are winning us over with their pleasant rock/pop with a flavour of country running through it.”

EL REY HQ RELEASES DEBUT SINGLE ‘SUNSHINE HONEY BLOW’.

The legend that is El Rey has just released ‘Sunshine Honey Blow’ and it is certainly something special. Based in Manchester, the Irish artist has set the bar high with his debut single. Following his name, he is the true king of writing belters. ‘Sunshine Honey Blow’ is the perfect indie alternative hit! The trackContinue reading “EL REY HQ RELEASES DEBUT SINGLE ‘SUNSHINE HONEY BLOW’.”

The Katuns are pumping out the tunes with their latest all-round hit: The Holiday.

Carrying all the right tropes of some good Indie/Pop, The Holiday is a fun track that can raise your mood in a summer vibes, music festival kind of way. Plucky, and full of energy, The Katuns have worked with Jamie Holmes to develop their sound in the right direction to set themselves up for aContinue reading “The Katuns are pumping out the tunes with their latest all-round hit: The Holiday.”

Jack Hinks courts introspection in melancholy ‘The Emperor’

[Jack Hinks – ‘The Emperor’ art] By Sandy Power Edinburgh-based singer-songwriter and producer Jack Hinks continues with his series of songs circling the stages of grief with a morose study of depression in ‘The Emperor’. The song resides in solitude, glancing at the introspection of grief and pointing to sacrifice, maturity and change. In theContinue reading “Jack Hinks courts introspection in melancholy ‘The Emperor’”