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Pale Seas, The Hug and Pint, Glasgow

Pale Seas, The Hug and Pint, Glasgow

Lorna Stallard December 4, 2017 0

Pale Seas have been releasing music as far back as 2012, but the Southampton band only released their debut album, Stargazing For Beginners, in October this year. After a prolonged, self-imposed exile in a

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Father John Misty, O2 Academy, Glasgow

Father John Misty, O2 Academy, Glasgow

Lorna Stallard November 5, 2017 0

It’s been just 18 months since Father John Misty – real name Josh Tillman – played Glasgow’s O2 Academy, but there is still fevered anticipation for this show in support of Misty’s critically acclaimed

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Zara Larsson, O2 Academy, Glasgow

Zara Larsson, O2 Academy, Glasgow

Lorna Stallard October 27, 2017 0

The Swedish pop sensation Zara Larsson is still only a teenager, but she has already managed to sell out Glasgow’s O2 Academy on her first gig in the city. The venue is packed with

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Susanne Sundfør, CCA, Glasgow

Susanne Sundfør, CCA, Glasgow

Lorna Stallard October 27, 2017 0

Susanne Sundfør is deservedly a huge star in her native Norway, but in the UK she is largely an unknown entity. That could be about to change with this tour, as she brings her

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Lorde, O2 Academy, Glasgow

Lorde, O2 Academy, Glasgow

Lorna Stallard October 27, 2017 0

It is almost unfathomable that Lorde – real name Ella Yelich-O’Connor – will only be turning twenty-one next month. The precociously talented New Zealander is already the recipient of two Grammy Awards for her

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Neil Sedaka, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Neil Sedaka, Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Lorna Stallard September 16, 2017 0

If you have never heard of Neil Sedaka, you will almost certainly have heard his music. The lengthy montage that opens his show at the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall showcases the number of artists

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Lana Del Rey, Hydro, Glasgow

Lana Del Rey, Hydro, Glasgow

Lorna Stallard August 25, 2017 0

Lana Del Rey’s distinctive brand of dreamy, cinematic pop music seems more suited to a smoky lounge than an arena, but tonight she has filled Glasgow’s Hydro with thousands of her devoted fans.  It

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Breakfast Muff – “Eurgh!”:       DIY fun from scratchy thrashy Glaswegian trio

Breakfast Muff – “Eurgh!”: DIY fun from scratchy thrashy Glaswegian trio

Ross McGibbon July 5, 2017 0

AMOUR FOO RECORDS        7th July 2017 The press release talks about musical development but what I hear is an exuberant racket. The sort of thing bands put out in the UK punk era, the

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Teenage Fanclub – “Here” is a gentle reminder of the trio’s grasp of pop melody and explores themes of maturity.

Teenage Fanclub – “Here” is a gentle reminder of the trio’s grasp of pop melody and explores themes of maturity.

Ross McGibbon September 7, 2016 0

PEMA / REPUBLIC OF MUSIC                      9th September 2016 I’m In Love. That’s the title of the opening track, but also my reaction to this blissed-out shimmer of fuzzy pop. They rhyme mystery with trajectory

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Ette – Homemade Lemonade

Ette – Homemade Lemonade

Ross McGibbon July 20, 2016 0

Olive Grove Records         22 July 2016 Ette, as in Ronettes or Marvelettes, is Carla J Easton’s songs, dressed up in synths, multi-tracked vocals and echo, to capture the essence of big pop. Girl pop.

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