Monthly Archives: March 2017

Shake It Off: The Little Kicks interview

This interview originally featured in The Skinny. We catch up with The Little Kicks’ frontman Steven Milne to chat about their brand new album Shake Off Your Troubles and their ambitions for the future Since 2013’s Put Your Love In Front of Me, … Continue reading

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Jesca Hoop – Memories Are Now

This review originally featured in The Skinny. Jesca Hoop returns with her fourth solo album, following last year’s incredible Sub Pop-released Love Letter for Fire with Iron & Wine’s Sam Beam. Signing to the label to release her latest material, Hoop’s new offering is … Continue reading

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HQFU / Fair Mothers @ The Hug and Pint, Glasgow

This review originally featured in The Skinny. It might appear odd to pair lo-fi Scots alt-country with melodic electro dance-pop, but Celtic Connections’ programming of recent years has been pleasingly eclectic. Perhaps raising an eyebrow from the trad-folk and roots … Continue reading

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Lost In France @ O2 ABC, Glasgow

This review originally featured in The Skinny.  In 2015 a group of scene-defining Scottish musicians escaped from the present to travel almost two decades back to their past. With the space and distance to reflect on their collective youth, revisiting … Continue reading

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Kid Canaveral’s Lumber Party II @ Stereo, Glasgow

This review originally featured in The Skinny. A troupe of nuns adorned with eye patches and smears of lipstick, a raffle, electro and indie-pop, drink-fueled dancing, and a SAY Award winner at a tiny piano; what more could you want … Continue reading

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Meursault – I Will Kill Again

This review originally featured in The Skinny. When main protagonist Neil Pennycook called time on Meursault in 2014 after three albums proper, fans hoped it wouldn’t be the last they’d hear from him. Transforming into Supermoon, Pennycook carried on, but the unexpected resurrection … Continue reading

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Roaming Roots Revue @ Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow

This review originally featured in The Skinny. Now in its fifth year, the Roaming Roots Revue has come to serve as somewhat of a centre piece in the annual Celtic Connections calendar. Possibly the showcase’s most ambitious yet, tonight sees … Continue reading

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