Ten Walls @ The Arches – Review

Every techno and house lover has a DJ bucket list of acts to see. We all have those dream concerts, gigs that you feel you have to see before you die, music that touches…

Review: Alasdair Gray, Spheres of Influence I

Man, Glasgow is LOVING Alasdair Gray right now. We’re making films, running exhibitions and generally giving cultural shout outs to our favourite Glasgow OG. It does help that he looks like a particularly friendly…

Motor City Drum Ensemble

I had planned to begin this review with an analogy about how apt it is – given the collective preoccupation with zombies and the like over the last few years – that Motor City…

Review: Decemberists

I waited, with quaking, knee-knocking-and-head-fuzzy earnest for The Decemberists to take the stage; an anticipation that reverberated unanimously throughout the room. The O2 Academy in Glasgow — a venue that seemed impossibly large to this small…

Foy Vance: ‘Live at Bangor Abbey’

In 2013, the Glasgow Guardian interviewed Northern Irish singer-songwriter Foy Vance prior to the release of his album ‘Joy of Nothing’. Two years later, and Vance is going from strength to strength. His music,…