MonthNovember 2014

Cara Mitchell – Afraid Of The Dark

Having recently made Cara Mitchell Song of the Day, the EP which features that very track, ‘Suspended Motion’ is now out. Afraid Of The Dark is a rounded EP, more importantly, it shows that Cara doesn’t need all the bells and whistles of fancy production. In fact, she would be just as incredible with just…

First Run Building On Success…

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…

Preview: Jonnie Common Album Launch

Saturday 15th November sees one of three album launches to celebrate arguably one of the best album releases of 2014. Jonnie Common will be unleashing his next body of genius Trapped In Amber via Song, By Toad Records. The Save As Collective will be presenting the shows and the supremely talented Peter Kelly will be…

BRITNEY – The Thespian’s Moniker

Edinburgh trio Britney have revealed a video for bombastic track ‘The Thespian’s Moniker’. Ignoring moments of extreme crevice hugging, this gives an excellent illustration of the band’s much praised live performance. Their latest album was released November 5th via Bandcamp.

Shield Patterns – ‘Ruby Red’

Song of the Day is courtesy of Manchester duo Shield Patterns, they play Glasgow’s 13th Note this Thursday and I urge you to go and see them. ‘Ruby Red’ hints at a perennial glory of feeling lost in a dream, the results are augmented by its darker undercurrents making this as absorbing as it is…