With very little in the way of expectation, I walked into the Centre for Contemporary Arts in Glasgow with the realisation that I was about to embrace something rather special, judging from those already queuing for this Celtic Connections gig. Anna Meredith, composer, producer and performer has a genre-defying sound which spans many worlds, contemporary classical, electronic, rock and leaves you somewhat uneasy but leaves you craving to dance, dance like your back in the Sub Club on Jamaica St.Read More
The Six Nations has kicked off, and Stewart Brewing have “crossed the line” with their new limited edition beer, named precisely that, Cross The Line.
The Fountain spoke with Head Brewer, Craig Scotland about his career, this new beer and where we might get our hands on this beverage.
Francois and the Atlas Mountains are causing tongues to wag yet again with the release of two singles within a fortnight of each other, an imminent album release and an upcoming tour.Read More
Warbling, off-key and whimsical, one of the well-known and loved Wainwright family, Martha, joined the Celtic Connections programme this year for an unfortunately disappointing gig at Glasgow’s ABC. As quirky performers go, Martha Wainwright is renowned for being compelling yet feisty but this show was certainly lacking, even with support from Mercury-Prize nominated Ed Harcourt.Read More
Smooth does not even begin to describe this band’s new album. Avant-garde, seductive, with an element of tongue in cheek at times this band keeps things interesting with this imminent release. Synth pop in its most minimalist form, Homeshake occasionally impress with the odd track but there are certainly more than some mundane such as the monotonous Not U.Read More
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