AuthorHalina Rifai

Recommended Gig: Fuck Art, Let’s Dance!

Hailing from Hamburg, Fuck Art, Let’s Dance released their debut album Atlas 28th April. They have since been getting wonderful write ups by many of the London-based mags. Tomorrow they play Record Factory in Glasgow and it is our recommended gig. On record, I would say it takes a few intent listens to appreciate their…

Off The Record

Halina from Podcart will be speaking at Off The Record, Kilmarnock at the Palace Theatre this weekend. The day is for anyone aged 14-25 years. If you are a musician or simply interested in working and learning more about the industry then it is highly recommended. Date: Saturday 28th June Cost: £2 Extras: Includes Lunch plus…

Happy 10th Anniversary Òran Mór!

13th October 2005 was my first experience of Glasgow’s Òran Mór. Myself and 2 friends went to see Tom Vek and luckily we caught the support artist Beerjacket. I don’t recall a stage at that point, but I do remember standing with my pals and our mouths were wide open for most of the gig.…

Gig Recommendation: Happyness

Happyness released their debut album Weird Little Birthday on June 16th. Having caused quite a lot of excitement with their fuzzy-edged sound echoing the sentiments of bands such as Sebadoh and Pavement, this is definitely a great opportunity to check them out. Tonight they hit Bar Bloc and it is FREE. THE GIG IS FREE.…

The Say Award

The Say Award is almost here, tomorrow from 8pm the ceremony will kick off at Glasgow’s Barrowlands and we are really looking forward to it this year. I think when an idea like this continues to evolve then you will get various positives and negatives directed. There is also a shitty mentality that as something…

Wickerman Festival: goNorth Stage Announced!

Every year we attend Wickerman Festival, we stick mainly to 2 stages. The Solus Tent and goNorth Stage. The stages run in tandem which is fantastic, because you can see a stellar amount of artists play. The line-up has been announced for the goNorth Stage and features a number of the musicians that played the…