Ones To Watch: 2012

So it is that time again that we don’t so much like to declare as our tips for 2012, but more our ‘Ones to Watch’.<!–more–> There will be some in here that you recognise immediately and others that you may need to dig a little deeper. Ultimately, just go and listen to their music. That…

Albums Of 2011

Well it is that time of year again and this is probably the hardest task of them all. The albums of the year has caused a couple of sleepless nights, however<strong>, Glasgow Podcart</strong> have picked 13. Why 13? Well, there were 1 or 2 that we couldn’t miss out. It is as simple as that.<!–more–>…

DIY Label Spotlight: Song, By Toad

Based in Edinburgh, <strong>Song, by Toad</strong> Records is much more than an indie record label. Yes, that’s the primary function of <strong>Matthew Young’s </strong>label but there’s also a label website, a blog, a weekly podcast (which is highly recommended), reviews, live sessions from his house, gigs around Edinburgh – basically a lot of music related…

SoundCloud Weather Four Front

Once upon a time there was an interface called Myspace. Podcart began on this interface and discovered lots of new and wonderful musicians. Then came along a big bad nasty makeover and it went to shit so Podcart had to find another way to discover new musicians. Something called Soundcloud came along and helped save…

Debbie Kate – Captains Rest

As the weekend of love approaches and the rain pours down outside, Captain’s Rest opens its doors for a warm embrace. The upstairs bar may be full of rowdy rugby fans, but downstairs there is the red glow of passion, a venue decked out with romance in preparation for four gorgeous acoustic acts. Playing this…

United Fruit

United Fruit are the next on our hit list of bands to keep a very close eye on in 2011 and beyond. Having provided one of best live experiences of 2010 at Wickerman Festival’s Solus Tent they would probably have to be named a summer highlight.

Inspector Tapehead – Duress Code

To say I have been excited about the prospect of the new Inspector Tapehead album would be a MASSIVE understatement, like saying the Great Wall Of China was a ‘a decent size’ or Katie Price ‘likes to have the odd picture taken’. After hearing the unbelievably good ‘Pherenzik Tear’ last year, a moment which will…