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Jon Fratelli @ Bongo Club, Edinburgh 31.03.11


Jon Fratelli is no stranger to the limelight, after all he is the front man of one of Scotland’s most renowned bands The Fratellis. Jon Fratelli also teamed up with Lou Hickey to form the very elegant Codeine Velvet Club. However, to....

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Andrea Caccese - “Icarus Falling / Set the world on fire”


If you are a regular reader of my articles or reviews you will know I like to find original perhaps quirky artists to write about. Well this piece of work is no different, I received an email from this artist regarding his work and as usual my curio....

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Your First Mistake - ‘Today Is A Good Day, To Bury Bad News


One of the latest trends in music practically Scottish music is the rise of the accent based singing technique. Everywhere you look in the scene bands are doing it no matter what genre although it’s practically within the indie rock genre that it pr....

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Johnny Reb -The Portugal sessions


Before I review this music work there is an interesting story I was told behind its creation. The band themselves are very influenced by the Smiths and Morrissey and as such they tracked down Boz Boorer via My Space. For those who aren’t up to scrat....

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And You Will Know Us by the Trail Of Dead // Rival Schools @ the Garage, Sunday 17th April.


"Im just here for the nostalgia"... are the words I hear from a voice amongst the busy crowd gathering outside the Garage. Heading upstairs into the main room, Rival Schools front man Walter Schreifels is looking as energetic as ten years previous, a....

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Three Blind Wolves - Sound of the Storm


Sound of the Storm is the debut release from Glasgow art-rockers and Kings of Shuffle Three Blind Wolves. Front man Ross Clark has been involved in many projects around the Scottish music scene, but seems to have found his niche in Three Bli....

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Bombay Bicycle Club headline Miller Filtered at Oran Mor - 30/3/11


Nine songs into their captivating set, nearing the end of the intoxicatingly atmospheric song Evening/Morning, Bombay Bicycle Club vocalist Jack Steadman lowers his guitar, sweeps back his perspiration-drenched hair, and curls a very brief transparen....

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Colin Train - Supertune


The second album, so they say, is often a difficult one. True perhaps, but also a convenient line to trot out when bands or artists with limited writing experience - in the hope of guaranteeing more commercial success - fail to replicate their first ....

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Acrylic Iqon - Close Your Eyes


I first met this band while doing media coverage at the Burns Festival in Ayr last year, I was doing some interviews for the Ayr Play battle of the bands competition that night and this band were playing as part of it. There was something special a....

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