WHAT THE F*CK IS GOING ON WITH THE NEAR COMPLETE ABSENCE OF FEMALE ARTISTS ON GLASGOW’S ‘INDIE’ FESTIVAL LINEUPS?

Glasgow’s ever shifting, buoyant and self-sufficient music scene is the envy of cities across the globe. And it’s one that generates nearly £70 million for the local economy and supports around 2,450 jobs, thanks to two primary factors. Firstly, the insatiable appetite Glaswegians have for live music, be it in a basement venue bar on […]

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‘HE ISN’T THE MESSIAH, HE’S A VERY NAUGHTY BOY’: HOW BANKSY LIKELY ADOPTED HIS IDEAS FROM A FORMER GLASGOW BASED POLITICAL CARTOONIST

A former Glasgow based newspaper political cartoonist has called out famed graffiti artist and social commentator Banksy for possibly ‘pinching’ her illustration work to use as the basis for some of his most well known stencils and murals. Canadian born Cinders McLeod lived in Glasgow for four years from 1997 until 2001 and worked for […]

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100 shows in 2017

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 […]

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