Amy Helm has a rich musical heritage, as she was brought up with Levon Helm as her father, the prolific drummer from The Band. American roots music has always been in her blood so, were we entirely surprised by her set? Well no, as she took Americana, gospel, blues and country and transformed them for the stage in Glasgow’s Oran Mor as part of Celtic Connections 2019. Promoting This Too Shall Light, Amy brought an all-rounded ‘circular sound’ to her fans, which received a vibrant reception.Read More
Continuing his promotion of Meursault’s self-released album Crow Hill, which has recently been mastered by the esteemed Mandy Parnell, and is due to launch in the coming months, Neil Pennycook arrived at Glasgow’s Glad Café ‘suited n booted’, he meant business. Another sold out gig, the intimate setting was not for the faint hearted, as the temperature in the room rose, both band and fans subtly shed the autumn layers in which they arrived.Read More
So, Meursault just celebrated ten years since their first album release, Pissing on Bonfires/Kissing with Tongues. On this ‘Small Stretch of Land’ we call Scotland, why the f**k, have more folk not heard of this outstanding home-grown talent!?Read More
Waiting in the wings, for their go on stage, following another soothing Siobhan Wilson set, Paisley rockers The Vegan Leather, sat eagerly in the shadows of the Spielgeltent. They appeared adorning matching black jackets, freshly branded with eye-catching metallic pink The Vegan Leather logo.Read More
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