TRNSMT Just Announced Their Lineup And The Internet Is Happy

By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro)   In stark contrast to the sub-par reception to the Reading and Leeds announcement, the reveal of the very first TRNSMT festival line-up has been received with sheer positivity. With the festival being hyped up as a replacement to T In The Park, more on that later, TRNSMT have one-upped the long…

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So far, so good? New Mac DeMarco tracks REVIEWED

By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) Having appeased the appetite of hungry fans with his Another One mini album in 2015, Mac DeMarco has announced details for his course. This Old Dog, the peculiar lo-fi rocker’s follow up to 2014’s critically lauded Salad Days, is set to drop on May 5th via Captured Records and DeMarco has…

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TRACK REVIEW: Vistas – Feel Alive

By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) It seems like one of Scotland’s hottest up and coming acts has taken on the mantra of “new year, new me” with their latest single. Yes, Vistas, who just a few months ago delivered their first EP Medicine that I said cements their bright future, have come out with Feel Alive which,…

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Reading And Leeds Just Announced Their Lineup and the Internet Isn’t Happy

Could one of the largest UK festivals face the same fate as T after another lukewarm announcement? By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) 2016 is all but a distant memory for most, in no small part due to how much of a hellish year it was, though it was thankfully redeemed by the quality music that was on…

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The XX – I See You ALBUM REVIEW

Incorporating all the talents each member brings to the table with new innovations to their well established bittersweet formula, The XX return from their hiatus sounding just as refreshing as they did back in 2009. By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) Soft spoken and introverted, the international success of The XX back in 2009 was somewhat an anomaly…

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The Dead Settlers, The Ranzas, Retro Video Club and Lional @ King Tuts – 14/01/2017

By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) Much like every year, King Tuts, one of the greatest small venues in not only Scotland but the whole of the UK, has got its annual New Years Revolution underway. The pun tinged event is just one of many ways King Tuts contributes to the Scottish music scene, allowing acts of all…

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Clickbait Cop: NME -“Vinyl Revolution Is A Sham”

By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) Believe it or not, I don’t actively go on the hunt to find content like the piece we’re going to discuss today. Much like some prankster bringing a bag full of dog shit, lighting it on fire and chapping my door before running away, NME is consistently caught with the torjet and excrement…

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Run The Jewels – Run The Jewels 3 ALBUM REVIEW

And the crowd goes… By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) The Los Angeles riots in 1992, fueled by the beating of African-American taxi driver Rodney King and the subsequent acquittal of the four police officers who took part in the despicable crime, is an event that more than 20 years after it occurred hits too close to home…

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TRACK REVIEW: Wolf At The Door channel emo influences on Every Day Today

By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) While the name, as well as the twitter bio, of this English rock outfit may lead you into thinking that the act would be hitting out with face melting riffs right out of the gate, the result is quite the contrary. Wolf At The Door, a relatively unknown act from the depths…

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So far, so good? The XX’s latest tracks REVIEWED

By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) Having been absent for the best part of half a decade, the return of indie darlings The XX is sure to be one of the most highly anticipated events in the musical realm this year. Their third LP I See You is set to see the band channel a more distinctive sound and…

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