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Jesca Hoop ‘Memories Are Now’ Review

Jesca Hoop’s Memories Are Now is truly something to behold. Conceptually bold in both musicality and subject matter, this is a brave and beautiful project from an artist exerting full masterly control over what she creates. Illustrated with a focused, … Continue reading

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Not the Rock Concert as We Know it…

Canadian minimalist techno group Suuns (pronounced ‘soons’ – like Sassoon) took their unique post-rock performance deep into the basement of Glasgow’s Stereo on Monday, October 24. Waves of bass engulf the audience, resonating with our gelatinous viscera; at first an … Continue reading

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Fickle Friends @ Electric Circus Review

Fickle Friends hail from the sunny seaside town of Brighton and this is evident in the summery aesthetic of the scintillating synth pop they supply. This was the band’s first ever performance in Scotland, let alone Edinburgh, and they went … Continue reading

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February, Flats and Frankenstein

Happy Pancake Day everyone! Pleasantries aside, welcome to February and to another entry of this long-winded, seemingly never-ending chronicle. What has changed since when I left you last? Well, I sold out to the mainstream media and wrote for the … Continue reading

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10 YouTube Channels worth Subscribing To

We all use YouTube, quite a lot of us on a daily basis, but I’ve found that as a conversation piece it usually falls flat. Often one of the parties is struggling to grasp just exactly what made a certain … Continue reading

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2015: Year in Review

What happened in the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand and Fifteen? From a broad perspective, Scots had to come to terms with the fact that independence had been put on hold for at least a “generation.” Bumper stickers were … Continue reading

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In the Spirit of Such Sequels

I access the Sailing Club via steps parallel to the building’s façade, nimbly negotiating my way past the overspill smokers…Whatever we experience, it will be collective; band and fans, the barrier blurred. Continue reading

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