Squid Archives - The Glasgow Guardian

Watching Squid live from afar

28th November 2023

Music Editor Daniel sends out an expert team to review Squid live at the Barrowlands. Squid defy categorisation. They combine a plethora of approaches, from post-punk to krautrock, creating whirling compositions of tension and release. They are, naturally, a band which any good music editor should want to see; however, when duty calls elsewhere, who ...

Albums of the Year: Bright Green Field by Squid

27th January 2022

Brighton post-punkers Squid elevate the genre on Bright Green Field, our third Album of the Year for 2021. Perhaps no other album captured the grey, dystopian aura surrounding 2021 than Squid’s Bright Green Field. A dizzying record defined by angular guitars, syncopated rhythms, and the frantic shrieked vocals of frontman Ollie Judge, Bright Green Field ...

Review: Squid @ SWG3

12th October 2021

The Brighton five-piece electrify SWG3 with their uniquely angular brand of post-punk guitar rock. A sea of mullets and skinheads greeted the triumphant Squid as they played their first Scottish date since the release of their debut full-length album, Bright Green Field. Their debut dropped earlier this year via Warp Records, shooting the band to ...