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Future Islands Live @ Glasgow Barrowlands

Future Islands Live @ Glasgow Barrowlands

Garry Stitchell September 13, 2015 0

This was third time lucky for Future Islands and myself. I had tickets for their last two shows in Scotland but on both occasions work commitments got in the way. It was very much

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Jenny Hval Shares “Take Care Of Yourself” Video, UK Tour So Near You Can Smell It

Jenny Hval Shares “Take Care Of Yourself” Video, UK Tour So Near You Can Smell It

Garry Stitchell September 10, 2015 0

Jenny Hval, creator of one of the year’s most important releases, has shared a new video for ‘Apocalypse, girl’ standout, ‘Take Care Of Yourself’. The video features peculiarly framed footage of a live performance

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Protomartyr Unleash ‘Dope Cloud’, Album and Tour On Way

Protomartyr Unleash ‘Dope Cloud’, Album and Tour On Way

Garry Stitchell September 8, 2015 0

Have you ever, when out drinking, had a mini-blackout, and woke up halfway through a conversation? Like, you open your eyes, one at a time. It’s dimly lit and a complete stranger is sitting beside

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‘Depression Cherry’ – Beach House

‘Depression Cherry’ – Beach House

Garry Stitchell September 2, 2015 2

In 2012, an advertising agency acting for the car manufacturer Volkswagen, spent weeks trying to license the Beach House track ‘Take Care’ for a TV commercial campaign. The band politely declined. So, as is

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Car Seat Headrest Sign to Matador, Release New Video, Album Out In October…It’s all kicking off.

Car Seat Headrest Sign to Matador, Release New Video, Album Out In October…It’s all kicking off.

Garry Stitchell September 1, 2015 0

Car Seat Headrest is Will Toledo, a frighteningly prolific US cult indie secret. But secret no more, as he has signed to Matador Records, home of Interpol, Queens of the Stone Age and my

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New Golden Celeste Video Ahead Of Debut Album. Warning: It’s Cuddly.

New Golden Celeste Video Ahead Of Debut Album. Warning: It’s Cuddly.

Garry Stitchell August 26, 2015 0

Oslo’s rather hairy Golden Celeste have released a new video for the track ‘Is This What You Could Not Do?’ in advance of their debut album ‘The Glow’.  A warm, shimmering track, it makes

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Courtney Barnett Brings Back Long Single Titles, Guerrilla Gigs.

Courtney Barnett Brings Back Long Single Titles, Guerrilla Gigs.

Garry Stitchell August 23, 2015 0

I miss long song titles, partly from an aesthetic point of view. Check the track listing for ‘Bona Drag’ or ‘Your Arsenal‘ by Morrissey. It’s like reading a book. Various emo bands at the

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Jenny Hval Announces UK Dates, Shares Zero Budget Video For ‘Sabbath’

Jenny Hval Announces UK Dates, Shares Zero Budget Video For ‘Sabbath’

Garry Stitchell July 23, 2015 0

‘Apocalypse, girl’, the latest album by Norwegian artist Jenny Hval was only released last month but already seems to be a cert to feature in all those end-of-year ‘Best Of..’ lists that we all

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Notebooks Out: ‘Diptych’ – The Classical

Notebooks Out: ‘Diptych’ – The Classical

Garry Stitchell July 14, 2015 2

Imagine. You see an article for an album made by an ex stage actress and a free jazz drummer. It mentions Scott Walker, Antonio Sanchez and The Fall. ‘Brechtian’. Others might just skip it

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Son Lux Release Creepy Video and Slightly Less Creepy Tour Dates

Son Lux Release Creepy Video and Slightly Less Creepy Tour Dates

Garry Stitchell July 7, 2015 0

Genre-flitting outfit Son Lux recently released their fourth album ‘Bones’ via Glassnote. Album standout track ‘You Don’t Know Me’ now has it’s own video. And it is a bit sinister. In a pastel coloured-Stepford Wives-religious

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