Review: The Cardigans Rating 60%

Review: The Cardigans

Nina Persson and co took to the stage on a Tuesday night in Glasgow to celebrate twenty years of their successful record, Gran Turismo and indulge their fans with a set that allowed them to get nostalgic, at one point exclaiming, “you are loving the nineties.”

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Review: The Good, The Bad and The Queen Rating 72%

Review: The Good, The Bad and The Queen

One of the many side projects of Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz), who along with Paul Simonon (The Clash), Simon Tong (The Verve), Tony Allen (Africa 70 with Fela Kuti) make up this ‘super group,’ rolled into SWG3 for this Glasgow date on their new tour.

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Blood Red Shoes: It’s the biggest musical leap we’ve ever made

Brighton duo Blood Red Shoes are back, having announced a handful of intimate UK dates for 2019, including Glasgow’s Stereo on 30th January. This is all in support of the release of their fifth album Get Tragic, which is out 25th January.
Laura-Mary Carter and Steven Ansell spoke with The Fountain about returning with a new album and their progress since Box of Secrets back in 2008.

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Review: Bernadette Kellermann – Colourworks Rating 90%

Review: Bernadette Kellermann – Colourworks

of the award-winning jazz/funk/folk collective Fat-Suit.
For her debut EP, Colourworks, Bernadette Kellermann has enlisted the services of some of the finest young musicians in the Glasgow jazz scene, including Fergus McCreadie (piano), Mark Hendry (double bass) and Graham Costello (drums), to help realise her bold and imaginative musical vision. Together, they combine neo-folk with flavours of jazz, minimalism and classical to produce a series of inventive, multi-layered and quietly uplifting soundscapes, including some passages of music which are truly transcendent.

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Review: Selling – On Reflection Rating 81%

Review: Selling – On Reflection

Battles, Errors, Jon Hopkins all spring to mind at various different point in the LP offering from Selling, formed of two giants of the electronic word, Derwin Dicker, aka Gold Panda, and Jas Shaw, one half of Simian Mobile Disco. The duo’s debut album On Reflection is available on physical release from 14th December via City Slang. Following the news that Jas Shaw has been diagnosed with AL amyloidosis, and is receiving chemotherapy treatment, they have decided not to tour this year but hopefully we will hear of a change to this news next year.

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