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Megalomatic - Stan Darsh SINGLE REVIEW

Glasgow band Megalomatic hit my ears last year when going to see a friends band play and ever since seeing them I’ve kept my eye out for anything new they’re doing. 212 more words


The Proclaimers, Letter From America and Sunshine on Leith (the movie)

Last night we watched the film of the stage show Sunshine on Leith on DVD – Not as good as when viewed at the cinema but still really enjoyed all that great music from  1,107 more words

1980s Songs

Hue and Cry, Labour of Love and Yet More Late '80s Scottish Bands

Getting back to my theme of great Scottish bands from the late 1980s, I can’t omit that duo from Coatbridge, brothers Pat and Greg Kane from… 1,037 more words

1980s Songs

Danny Wilson, Mary's Prayer and More Late '80s Scottish Bands

Following on from my post yesterday about Deacon Blue and how the late ’80s were a very fertile period for bands hailing from north of the border, today’s featured song is one of my all-time favourites – … 801 more words

1980s Songs

Deacon Blue, Dignity and Late '80s Scottish Bands (there were a lot of them!)

Short post but still thinking fondly of my recent “staycation” and the song Dignity by Deacon Blue came to mind. The late ’80s were a very fertile time for bands from Scotland and the charts were littered with their successes. 802 more words

1980s Songs

Artist Spotlight - Vida

I turn my spotlight back to Europe for a look at Scottish alternative indie rock band Vida, who have an exceptional debut double-sided single “Fade Away/Switch It Off.” Hailing from Clackmannanshire County (love that name), Vida – which means ‘beloved friend’ in Scottish – consists of Jamie Pollock (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Nathan Evans (lead guitar, backing vocals), Ross McShane (bass guitar, backing vocals), Greg Ballantyne (keyboards) and Jamie Piggott (drums).   212 more words

Artist Spotlight

Going The Distance: A Travelling Mix-tape

The last few days have saw me travel from Aberdeen to Sweden via Norway and now I am currently in London. 

That’s a fair distance to be travelling for a small town boy like me. 121 more words