INTERVIEW: Jesse James Wood, Not Quite The American Outlaw But An English Musician Making Waves Just The Same

By Megan Hughes The year was 1993, Gary Stringer and Jack Bessant were looking for band members.  Unbeknownst to them they were about to form a group with the four people who were going to release a Gold selling debut album in 1995. The band became well known and acclaimed for their numerous chart toppingContinue reading “INTERVIEW: Jesse James Wood, Not Quite The American Outlaw But An English Musician Making Waves Just The Same”

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”

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”

You’re Gonna Go Tonto When You Listen to This Cracker – Insider OUT NOW

By Megan Hughes Scottish Indie Rock n Roll four piece are ready to make waves as they released a new single, which is sure to be a crowd pleaser, just in time for their upcoming live gigs. The quartet hails from Alloa and is made up of front man Kieran Fisher; Jason Strachan commanding theContinue reading “You’re Gonna Go Tonto When You Listen to This Cracker – Insider OUT NOW”

Live in Livi 2021 – Live Music is Back!

By Megan Hughes Drinks were being ordered; dodgy draft mixers were getting skooshed into every spirit known to man; I was complimenting random girls I had never met before in the toilets- what does all this mean? It means I was lucky enough to be part of the return of a live audience at thisContinue reading “Live in Livi 2021 – Live Music is Back!”

The Brassholes Are Back And By Popular Demand With New Release Oh Savanna – Listen Now!

By Megan Hughes Tom McGuire and The Brassholes are back and ready to provide another hit for your ears. Oh Savanna provides the heat, energy, harmonies and the sound we all know the guys to nail every time. The track opens busy with a voice talking, McGuire warming up just beneath the spoken vocals; noisesContinue reading “The Brassholes Are Back And By Popular Demand With New Release Oh Savanna – Listen Now!”

Singing Siblings – Scottish Duo Cal and Ally Release First Single as Pair, Hope That I am Right

By Megan Hughes Scottish duo Cal and Ally have a new release out now, Hope That I am Right.  It is the brothers first single together as they both performed as solo musicians previously, which means we have busking sessions in Dundee and Glasgow to thank for their union – as if they hadn’t experimented asContinue reading “Singing Siblings – Scottish Duo Cal and Ally Release First Single as Pair, Hope That I am Right”

Danny McGuire Cultural Music Exchange Makes A Scottish Meditation on Feeling Better

By Megan Hughes London based musician Danny McGuire has brought all scots far from home a little piece of collected calmness from our beautiful Alba. A Scottish Meditation on Feeling Better was released as part of a cultural exchange between the UK and the Dutch Embassy. The Scotsman’s song has a sister single which wasContinue reading “Danny McGuire Cultural Music Exchange Makes A Scottish Meditation on Feeling Better”

An Ode To The Beatles, EP A Piece Of The Poppermost Is Out Now

By Megan Hughes Joe Kane a born and bred Glaswegian is quite literally a one man band.  His stage name, which you are more likely to know him by, is The Poppermost and his music sounds like that of a band with any number of musicians. Kane plays bass, lead guitar, harmonica, rhythm guitar –Continue reading “An Ode To The Beatles, EP A Piece Of The Poppermost Is Out Now”

I’d Rather Die (Than Have a Job in a Tie) – The Unexpected Revolution Inspiring Anthem by Glasgows The Vanities

By Megan Hughes Glasgow is home and birth place to garage punk band The Vanities.  If The Beachboys and The Vaccines had a garage punk baby it would be this band.  Although, their new single I’d Rather Die (Than Have a Job in a Tie) is a far cry from any classic beach boy hit with itsContinue reading “I’d Rather Die (Than Have a Job in a Tie) – The Unexpected Revolution Inspiring Anthem by Glasgows The Vanities”