Top 10 Gigs Of 2015

With 2015 over, here are the best gigs Glasgow had to offer last year, showcasing the variety the city has to offer!

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TRACK REVIEW: ROSTAM – EOS

That new Vampire Weekend album you’ve been waiting patiently for might be pushed back further with the recent release of multi instrumentalist and producer Rostam Batmanglij’s new single EOS. EOS came about naturally after Rostam discovered an old voice memo on his phone. It’s rare that that happens for me—I’m always collecting ideas on my…

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Track Review: Pouty – Sad

California sweethearts deliver a track full of glamoured up qualms about anxiety White women singing about feeling sad and suicidal? Well that’s new. Whilst this may be something we’ve came to know (and get sick of) with Lana Del Rey, it would be harsh to say that Pouty are trying to rip her off in any…

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Album Review: David Bowie – ★ (Blackstar)

Bowie recreates his sound and himself yet again on his latest and last album Blackstar which takes on a life of its own after his death.  

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Track Review: Kanye West – REAL FRIENDS

A common comment about any artist is that they’re not what they used to be, whether or not it’s a criticism depends on your own interpretation. In the Hip-Hop genre though it’s often a way to slate a rapper who has went against his original sound or image, whether it be selling out in order to make…

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An Ode To Bowie

As the sad news of Bowie’s passing rocks the musical landscape, I give my two cent on the loss of a true genius It’s not often I’ll address the death of a musician on this site. Whilst I’ve witnessed many artists sadly pass away, I never feel like I can properly express my respects for…

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Gig Review: Echo Valley @ King Tuts ~8/01/2016

Gigs: I love gigs, you love gigs, we all love gigs (unless you’re the type to complain about people bumping into you when you’re in Standing). To me, they’re undoubtedly the best thing about music where a band’s discography takes a whole new form, where they can interact and be intimate with their fans, whether…

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Album Review: Codist – Nuclear Family

New Years Resolution for this site: stop starting every article about new bands by creating context about how music in Scotland is thriving. We all know that by now and while it may have become a cliché, it’s not become any less true: King Tuts have a whole month just dedicated to up and coming…

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Track review: Savages – Adore

Savages are not a conventional “girl band” in the way that the likes of Little Mix are. In fact, the use of that term seems obsolete as the London-based act pack tracks with such brutish force that they put most other bands in the genre to shame, helping to destroy this stereotype of female groups…

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