MonthSeptember 2014

Idlewild Back?

One of Scotland’s most notable and influential bands Idlewild have been on a 5 year hiatus. November 3rd sees the band return with a special announcement expected on Steve Lamacq’s BBC 6Music show. Could a new release be on the horizon? Will the band play back catalogues in full live? We shall have to wait…

Jonnie Common – ‘Shark’

Jonnie Common is one of Scotland’s musical elite. He creates some of the most innovative and bold electronic music I have experienced and ‘Shark’ is his finest work to date. ‘Shark’ is taken from forthcoming album Trapped In Amber which is released on CD, digital and vinyl 31st October via Song, By Toad Records. Common…

Bloc+Music Compilation #1

There are compilations galore emerging this week! Continuing the DIY theme, Bloc+ have also announced a release. The bar/venue on Glasgow’s Bath Street has been supporting grassroots music for an impressive time now. Aside from the fact that they don’t charge people to come in for gigs AND they pay fees for the bands, they…

The Crae Crae – ‘Share It’

There used to be this 3-piece band Galchen. I discovered them in the first year of Podcart, since then drummer Peter Kelly has been one of the heartbeats of several musical projects. He has now formed a band with his brother Chris. The Crae Crae is the name I believe they have settled on. ‘Share…

North Atlantic Oscillation – ‘August’

North Atlantic Oscillation have revealed the absolutely stunning new video for their track ‘August‘. Taken from forthcoming album The Third Day, NAO owe this imaginative visual gem to the talents of Brendan McCarthy and singer Sam Healy. NAO will be playing the following show in October: 21st Oct Star & Shadow Cinema, Newcastle 22nd Oct…