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…

Phoria – Emanate (Turle Rework)

I have come to the realisation that everything that Turtle a.k.a Jon Cooper touches will probably eventually make my Song of the Day. Now don’t get wrong, the original is beautiful. The vocal on Phoria’s original alone is one of the most soothing things I have heard. Also the cluster percussion (mainly finger clicks and…

goNorth Must See Live Bands

I will keep it short and simple. If you are not familiar with Scotland and you are visiting goNorth then these are my ten artists/bands/musicians that you must see live. For full timetables for showcases visit: www.gonorthfestival.co.uk Hector Bizerk An excellent example of how hard work can benefit. Not only that, Audrey and Louie are…

Say Award Shortlist Announced

The ten albums for The Say Award shortlist have been announced and are as follows: Biffy Clyro – Opposites (public vote winner) Boards Of Canada – Tomorrow’s Harvest CHVRCHES – The Bones of What You Believe Edwyn Collins – Understated Hector Bizerk – Nobody Seen Nothing Mogwai – Les Revenants The Pastels – Slow Summits…

Exclusive: IndianRedLopez & CS Buchan Split

Effectively, this split is one of the best things to come out of Aberdeen. It is a fact that there is so much focus on the central belt of Scotland and we often forget the extraordinary talent that lies beyond that. IndianRedLopez and CS Buchan have donated a track each to a split release and…

Kid Canaveral – Skeleton

Kid Canaveral have revealed a very cool video for their track ‘Skeleton’. This is my favourite track from their 2nd record Now That You Are A Dancer. The electronic vibe on this track is stunning, I think it just goes to show you can create as big a crescendo digitally as you can with any…

Podcast 143: Welcome To Podcart

Welcome to this week’s podcast presented by Kevin and Halina. Tracklisting: 1. Hidden Orchestra – Flight (Mungo’s Hifi Remix) 2. United Fruit – How Long (Change You Into Something Better) 3. Song Of Return – The First Stone 4. Andrew Pearson & LTTM – Juan Antonio 5. Blood Relatives – Deerheart (Mind + Rap Rmx)…

T Break Announced!

Some excellent bands in the T Break (T in the Park) line up this year, plus a few I am not aware of so going to check them out. Musicians as follows:  Atom tree Blood Relatives Fat Goth Model Aeroplanes Scary People TeenCanteen https://soundcloud.com/teencanteen/honey Tisoki Vladimir Birdhead Deathcats Medicine Men Naked Secret Motorbikes The Moon…