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‘Exploded View’ – Exploded View

‘Exploded View’ – Exploded View

Garry Stitchell August 17, 2016 0

It’s 2016. According to social media and the TV news, if you still watch such a thing, the United States is in decline. Growing inequality, live streamed police shootings, a grotesque Presidential campaign that

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Double Hipness: White Launch Debut Tour in Aberdeen @ The Tunnels

Double Hipness: White Launch Debut Tour in Aberdeen @ The Tunnels

Garry Stitchell February 19, 2016 0

I haven’t been to The Tunnels for many years. My last hazy memory of the subterranean venue is one of what I once thought to be high drama. Fuelled by far too many shots

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New Deftones Album Has Release Date, “Prayers/Triangles” Roams The Earth

New Deftones Album Has Release Date, “Prayers/Triangles” Roams The Earth

Garry Stitchell February 10, 2016 0

It’s hard to say that ‘Deftones have returned’ while vocalist Chino Moreno never really goes away. His recent side projects have ranged from the sublime (Palms) to the ridiculous (Crosses. I don’t even know

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With Award Nominations Coming Out Of Her Arse, Courtney Barnett Announces New Single “Elevator Operator”

With Award Nominations Coming Out Of Her Arse, Courtney Barnett Announces New Single “Elevator Operator”

Garry Stitchell February 8, 2016 0

Everybody loved Courtney Barnett last year. Debut album “Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit” was all over 2015’s forest of ‘Best Of…’ lists. She’s up for a BRIT Award (Best

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My Affection: The Classical Return With New Single, Video and Remix

My Affection: The Classical Return With New Single, Video and Remix

Garry Stitchell February 2, 2016 0

“Diptych” by The Classical was one of my favourite albums of last year. Except it came out in 2014. Last year’s re-release of sorts came with a gorgeous limited edition run featuring handmade packaging

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Jessy Lanza Returns With New Video, A Gold Sequinned Cape and Album Release Date

Jessy Lanza Returns With New Video, A Gold Sequinned Cape and Album Release Date

Garry Stitchell January 28, 2016 0

Glitchy club soul songstress Jessy Lanza is back with a new video for ‘It Means I Love You’, the first material to emerge from her forthcoming album, ‘Oh No’, which will come out May

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Courtney Barnett Live @ O2 ABC Glasgow

Courtney Barnett Live @ O2 ABC Glasgow

Garry Stitchell December 7, 2015 0

So everyone is here. It’s packed to the gunnels. There’s a kid who looks about 12. There are great big fat metal guys, indie girls with the expensive fringes. Sports casual boys and Topshop

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Taking Care of the Air in The Room: Jenny Hval Live in Glasgow @ The Hug and Pint

Taking Care of the Air in The Room: Jenny Hval Live in Glasgow @ The Hug and Pint

Garry Stitchell November 11, 2015 0

There’s no shortage of cultural curiosities on offer in Glasgow on the evening of November 5th. In the East End of the city, Celtic take on a team from Norway in European competition. WWE’s

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Shannon and the Clams Share Creepy Video for ‘It’s Too Late’, Also Coming To The UK

Shannon and the Clams Share Creepy Video for ‘It’s Too Late’, Also Coming To The UK

Garry Stitchell November 6, 2015 0

On appearance and first few listens, California’s Shannon and the Clams struck me as a band who had jumped out of a John Waters movie. Retro-kitsch, a bit loud, maybe garish, possibly really weird

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Leftfield Live @ Aberdeen Music Hall

Leftfield Live @ Aberdeen Music Hall

Garry Stitchell October 18, 2015 0

It’s a Sunday evening and most of the people here are fucked. The bar is about five deep, a guy shouts across to his pal asking if he has any ‘sweeties’. People emerge from

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