La palabra ‘locura’ no llega a definir lo que es SXSW, el showcase festival de música más grande del mundo, que tuvo lugar en Austin, Texas desde el 12 al 18 de Marzo. Mas de 1500 conciertos de 570 grupos a lo largo de la semana en más de 100 locales de la ciudad; salas, […]Read more "AUN CON LA MENTE PUESTA EN LO BONITO QUE FUE SXSW 2018"
…Without a guy from the Gorbals, there wouldn’t be a Messi or Maradona There are few countries in the world that have as much passion for the beautiful game as Argentina do. An ever present part of any World Cup tournament, with Russia 2018 no exception, the nation has graced us with some of the […]Read more "HOW A MAN FROM THE GORBALS BROUGHT FOOTBALL TO ARGENTINA"
As the clock struck 12 to welcome in the New Year in 2016/2017, unbeknown to Sacred Paws, they were still playing. Cue a late Happy New Year celebration at Mono in Glasgow, which the band – who went onto win 2017 Scottish Album Of The Year award – played alongside Shredd, Rapid Tan and Happy […]Read more "100 shows in 2017"
2017 has been another stellar year for the grassroots level of the Glasgow music landscape, with the DIY scene bursting at the seams with fresh, edgy and exciting talent. The likes of which keep the very idea of a ‘quiet night in’ firmly off the agenda, be it on a Monday night or at a […]Read more "THE 1O BEST UP AND COMING GLASGOW BANDS YOU REALLY NEED TO GO SEE IN 2018"
The death of Malcolm Young shocked the world of rock and roll, and music in general. A death which brought Malcolm to the forefront of our thoughts, apt for a musician forever content to operate in the background with his brother Angus out front. A man whose genius as a riff creator is unequalled in […]Read more "SHOOT TO THRILL: AC/DC’S FANATICAL ARGENTINE FANBASE ON THE ICONIC 2009 RIVER PLATE SHOWS, THEIR LOVE FOR THE BAND AND MALCOLM YOUNG’S LEGACY"
Scotland’s post-rock titans have drank plentifully from the fountain of musical longevity and continued creativity, over 22 years after they first jammed at Stuart Braithwaite’s parent’s living room in Dalserf on the banks of the River Clyde, 16 miles from Glasgow. A band that have never seemed to be in danger of losing grasp of their […]Read more "SEVEN REASONS WHY YOU REALLY NEED TO GET YOUR ARSE TO THE HYDRO TO SEE MOGWAI IN DECEMBER"
It’s sometimes the case that you don’t appreciate things for what they are, if indeed such things are to be found on your doorstep. I guess music can sometimes be like that, and maybe sometimes in Scotland we take it for granted just how rich, varied and profound the music scene is in the country, […]Read more "HOW ‘THE SAD’ TRAVEL: WHAT IT MEANS TO BE A TWILIGHT SAD FAN ACROSS THE GLOBE"