CategoryMusic

Medals: ‘I Used To Be A Dancer’

Having supported Twin Atlantic on several dates already this year, exhilarating band Medals – put together by JP Reid (Sucioperro/Marmaduke Duke) have revealed new video, ‘I Used To Be A Dancer’. With their idiosyncrasies, Medals have filled a gaping hole with their fun-filled regressive pop edge. This is catchy, grand and even though it looks…

VIDEO: Einar Stray Orchestra – ‘Politricks’

Einar Stray Orchestra’s video for single ‘Politricks’ combines wistful melodic dreamscapes and Gothic imagery as the band convert the youth of their town to the cult of Einar! It’s a mesmerising juxtaposing between the sweet sounds and the dark scenes – stunning. For more information, visit Einar Stray Orchestra’s official website.

Finn LeMarinel – ‘Known Voices’

I have often cited Scottish musicians such as Adam Stafford being some of our most underrated and under-publicised. I think it is time to admit that Finn LeMarinel really has to be placed in the same category. I find myself sitting, watching and listening these artists and sometimes questioning loudly ‘can everyone hear and feel…

Skinny Dipper – Masks EP

Vicki Cole is one of many Glasgow musicians that can masterfully pen and play a song within a very short space of time and with little effort, her versatility is completely inspiring. She is the nucleus of new ‘almost all female’ band Skinny Dipper. The 8 girl 1 guy group that boasts members from Aerial’s…

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…