9 recent moments when Glasgow’s status as one of the world’s coolest music cities was put in jeopardy

Off the back of the hugely successful BBC 6 Music Festival which took over the city, Glasgow is currently showcasing as clean a bill of health as it has ever had musically speaking. And with a seemingly never ending conveyor belt of talent coming out of the city, it’s position at the forefront of the […]

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THE RETURN OF MOGWAI: STUART BRAITHWAITE SPEAKS ABOUT ALBUM NUMBER 9 AND THEIR UPCOMING WORLD TOUR.

“We just announced a tour with 15 dates in the US  and there is some guy who has left a comment on our Instagram profile saying, you guys coming to the States?. Some folk are proper nuts.” Thus starts a sit-down chat with Stuart Braithwaite, guitarist of Mogwai, Scotland’s uncrowned kings of the post-rock music […]

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41 bands that illustrate just how ridiculously good Glasgow’s current music scene is.

One of the best moments of Lost In France, Niall McCann’s stellar, sepia-toned documentation of the Scottish indie music scene in the early 90’s, comes from the mouth of a Frenchman, David Sosson. It was David who invited a large chunk of the bands that made up Glasgow’s DIY music scene over to his hometown […]

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MAEZTRO URBANO: THE HONDURAN GRAFFITI ARTIST WHO DODGES BULLETS IN THE NAME OF STREET ART

The sprawling, dynamic metropolis of Tegucigalpa nestles within a spectacular valley, surrounded by forested hills, and yet foreign visitors to Honduras’ largest and most populous city are notable in their absence. For here, looks can be deceiving. Look underneath the surface and you’ll find a city choked by its suffocating pollution and, more importantly, its […]

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Basile Boli’s header: How Marseille killed the Rangers’ Euro dream

The name Basil Boli conjures up images of a player who headbutted Stuart Pearce in an England v France game at Euro 92 and somehow got away with it, a player who, alongside fellow Frenchman Marcel Desailly, formed the backbone of Marseille’s successful, and ultimately disgraced, team that won the Champions League trophy in 1992/1993. […]

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