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The Mixups - Your Side


As their name suggests, the Mixups are clearly proud of their eclectic sound, and if this small sample is any indication then they have every right to be. Theres something distinctly 1970s about the laid back pace and overall vibe of the "Your Side"....

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Anderson McGinty Webster Ward and Fisher - Captains Rest 24/2/2012


Friday night at the Captains rest offers up a packed house and a packed line-up, thoughtfully balanced to supply a night of music which flows and builds to a fantastic climax.

First up are the Sarah Douglas band who start the night in competent f....

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Jamie N Commons - The Play Room @ The Arches - 27/2/12


Nominated in the apparently irrelevant Sound of 2012 list, Jamie N Commons stuck out like a sore thumb. Although not making the final top five, the bluesy style was not fitting with the other acts that were nominated such as the saviour of dance in S....

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More Than Conquerors/1975 @ Glasgow Arches (20/02/2012)


What follows is an example of why touring makes you a better band no matter what genre. No arguments, it is a stone cold fact.

Its a Monday night in late February and the Arches in Glasgow is packed full of teenagers; a near sell out for head-line....

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Jericho Bay - The Attic @ The Garage - 17/02/12


Jericho Bay consist of brothers Mick and Paul Jack and specialise in euphoric rock music and so it would be interesting to see how this would fare in the minute confines of The Attic in the Garage at the launch of their new EP, ‘First Sun’.

Polite....

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Brand New @ Glasgow o2 Academy (14/02/2012)


Long Island chaps, Brand New have become something of an anomaly in todays music industry. 4 albums into their career they continue to sell out massive venues worldwide while ignoring (or being ignored) by mainstream radio/MTV and the likes making th....

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Fiction Faction - Ninas Different/Turquoise Noise


Fiction Faction are one of the most exciting new acts in Glasgow with their unique brand of synth-fused anthemic pop and have been creating a stir with some blistering live performances. Following on from the success of previous single ‘Apparitions’,....

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Mastodon/The Dillinger Escape Plan/Red Fang @ Glasgow Barrowland (07/02/2012)


Anyone out there who believes the music press comments about rock music being dead should have took a quick swatch that the 2000 strong mass of bodies crammed in to Glasgows legendary Barrowland Ballroom on Tuesday night. Unwashed metalheads and skin....

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Woody at 100


I entered the Royal Concert Hall for Celtic Connections’ Woody at 100 with a bounce in my step, eager to bask in the aural glow of the tribute to American folk musician extraordinaire, Woody Guthrie. The celebration of the iconic songwriter was appro....

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