How Do You Rescue A Gig From Disaster?


I’ve decided to make the DARIA show at Opium next Wednesday in Edinburgh free entry for fear of a band coming from France and playing to an empty room. Without the help of Action Park Promotions, others might have cancelled it. Are we doing the right thing..?  More »

Gig Review: die! die! die!, Battery Face @Opium Edinburgh

die! die! die! in Edinburgh

This double header live review blitz has one thing in common, opening bands who were missed. In this instance the honour fell to Lady North. Sorry guys! I can however indulge myself with even more words about Die! Die! Die! and the ever brilliant Battery Face – witnessed inbetween gorging myself on the Fringe Festival.More »

Gig Review: die! die! die!, Garden of Elks @NiceNSleazy Glasgow


Young Philadelphia opened this Glasgow gig at Sleazies but do you know how hard it is to fit them and Die! Die! Die! and Garden of Elks into a headline? Glasgow podcart put on another cracking show but the scenesters were nowhere to be seen. Only the loyal subjects turned out.  More »

die! die! die! Return to Scotland Next Week


Die! Die! Die! may be from New Zealand but that doesn’t stop them touring the UK incessantly. Glasgow and Edinburgh gig-goers can hear them this month playing songs from latest album Harmony.  More »

Scottish Music News Roundup Because It’s One Of Those Days


As much as I prefer to focus on one artist, band or theme per post most of the time, today is not one of those days. Sitting on a train for nine hours will do that to you. Here’s a roundup of news and links to excellent tunes, gigs and press updates.  More »