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Podcart presents Alternative Take

  Podcart is proud to announce a new monthly collaboration with Some Great Reward (record store and cafe), Glasgow Zine Library & A Sonic Hug. Each month we will be hosting a live in store with singers, DJs, MCs, musicians and more at Some Great Reward. We will also be collaborating with Glasgow Zine Library…

Scotland’s Music Convention: Wide Days

Since its birth in 2010, Wide Days has grown into a superb ambassador to showcase Scotland’s music industry and its musical talent. Born To Be Wide was founded by journalist, Olaf Furniss in 2004, and Wide Days was born later in the country’s capital city. 2018 is looking like its strongest year ever and this…

Penguin: ‘Get Me Out’

Newcastle, alt-rock outfit Penguin have gained notable praise already for their previous sonorous releases. ‘Get Me Out’,¬†is the latest single which continues to cement them as ones to start investing your time into. The polyphonic vocal overlaps, the melodic earworms and a crescendo¬†that will punch you square between the eyes are all delivered with grace…

HQFU: For Inhumanity

My first experience of meeting and hearing Sarah J Stanley‘s earlier music was some years ago in her native Aberdeen. She and her now wife had been a vital part of the music community and whilst her style back then was more folk-based, it was instantly recognisable that she had natural talent exuding from her…

Sabiyha: ‘Wolf’

‘Bird‘ was our first introduction to London-based artist Sabiyha and it left us both stunned and inspired. It has been evident from her last offering to this that from her ability stems a skill to conjure crystal clear imagery throughout her songs. Furthermore, her voice has such an incredible way of channelling emotion and narrating…

Pema: ‘Depend’

Taken from Pema‘s forthcoming album Bad Habits, this is strange and satisfying in equal measure. With an album due out in May of this year via stalwart label Topself Record, this lures you into a false sense of security, but elements within it are deeply unsettling and that’s down to the contrasts within the almost…