I first met Wesley Shearer a good few years ago at Glasgow Met where he was studying and Podcart visited. I have seen him become an integral part of the Glasgow music community.
Today’s Life Is Like A Box Of Records is with DF Concerts booker, promoter and all round new music supporter Craig Johnston. This is a particularly poignant selection and I feel humbled that he chose to write this for the site. Wet Wet Wet – Goodnight Girl I am an only child from a broken […]
The Grand Gestures is the brainchild of musician Jan Burnett. Past and present collaborators include: Jill O’Sullivan, RM Hubbert, Sanjeev Kohli, Calamateur, Emma Pollock, Pauline Alexander, Celie Byrne, Calamity Horse and Dave Burnett. Jan has penned and curated his third album due for release in 2015. I am delighted to bring you the first listens […]
I can’t really remember the first time I met First Run Records co-member Scott Kirkwood. I was probably more shocked that someone so young was not only an A & R for Columbia Records, but also worked at the Scottish Music Centre as a project manager for Hit The Road. Scotland has noticed an ever […]
Today’s Life Is Like A Box Of Records is scribed by Kenny Leckie from the band Carnivores. You can listen to their excellent music here: www.smalltownamerica.co.uk/artists/carnivores The Blue Nile – ‘Let’s Go Out Tonight’ This is probably one of the first albums I ever heard, it’s one of the few records that both […]
It is that time again – Life Is Like A Box Of Records. We asked people to select 10 tracks that they recall from significant points in their lives so far. Today is the turn of the very passionate John C Harrison. A freelance writer and music lover. 1. The Beatles – Help! The album […]
Today’s Life Is Like A Box Of Records is scribed by David Bell who runs A Quiet Night In. A promoter that has a strong passion for new music and has put on some incredible live nights in Glasgow. You can find more about them here: www.facebook.com/aquietnightin “There are plenty of other tracks I’d like […]
Stirling has always had something very special about it when it has come to emerging talent. Stirling’s Student Radio Station itself gave a platform to much loved misfits Detour and one half of the duo Ally McCrae went on to Radio 1 and now manages Prides.