TRACK REVIEW: Sweet White – Lovers

By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) Showing themselves as an act who like to spend time working on their craft rather than rushing it out, Sweet White have returned with a brand-spanking new single named Lovers. Following up the success of Genine, which you can read more about here, the five or so months in the lab has…

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TRACK REVIEW: Resolute – Walk With Me

By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) Hailing from the mystic land of the ice and snow, most commonly known as the West Midlands, Resolute mark a shift that’s become more apparent in music as of late which is a move towards incorporating other genres in order to revive the carcuses. With other genres starting to stagnate, no name…

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Touche Amore, ANGEL DU$T & Departures @ Glasgow Stereo – 20/02/2017

By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) As the queue to the only Scottish date of Touche Amore‘s tour stretched around onto Union Street, it was obvious that tonight’s gig was going to be pretty special. Taking place at the intimate and claustrophobic Stereo venue, which in itself is a total juxtaposition of the lovely and well-kempt vegan cafe above,…

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VISTAS @ KING TUTS -08/02/2017

By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) When your band is currently accumulating upwards of 90,000 listeners per month in addition to being added to countless Spotify playlists, it would be no surprise if your ego was to take over. However, as Prentice Robertson, frontman of Edinburgh rock-pop outfit Vistas, revealed last night, the lucky lads are just as humble…

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GR8 MUSIC M8: January 2017

A new segment where I’ll be taking a look at any albums, EPs and singles that were my favourites of the past month. Want something reviewed? Let me know via twitter. By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) Albums Run The Jewels – RTJ3 “We’re in sync so much now, after two records and several tours – and this…

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PUP + TRASH BOAT @ QMU – 04/02/2017

By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) Seeing as both Canadian punk act PUP and British pop punkers Trash Boat had an amazing with 2016 with the release of The Dream Is Over and I Know That Nothing I Write You Can Change What You’ve Been Through respectively, it was a no-brainer that The Wonder Years would invite the…

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TWO DOOR CINEMA CLUB @ BARROWLANDS- 03/02/17

By Liam Menzies (@blinkclyro) Having been in hiding for what seemed like a lifetime, which in reality was only four years but a few months can feel like a year in the music world, Irish rock outfit Two Door Cinema Club returned to Scotland with a whole new sound and, for frontman Alex Trimble, a whole…

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