14 Scottish Bands – Live!

Thanks to Matthew of Song, By Toad, my attention was drawn to Limbo Live Volume 1, a record of 14 bands which have played the Limbo Club night at the Voodoo Rooms in Edinburgh over the last couple of years. Now I’ve not actually managed to make it to a Limbo night yet (although I…

TV21 Album Launch Update

A further plug for the TV21 album launch on Sunday 24th March at the Voodoo Rooms. The support acts have been announced and they will consist of solo sets from Scott Hutchison of Frightened Rabbit and Adam Thompson from We Were Promised Jetpacks. Which is all rather exciting. Tickets are just £5 (plus booking fee)…

Forthcoming Events

A mention for a couple of proper events coming up in the next few weeks. First up is the Echo Festival of Sound and Light which takes place in Drouthy;s in Dundee on Saturday 9th May from 3.30 until midnight. As well as the mighty Wildhouse, the show features the Bum Clocks (featuring Malcolm Ross)…

Random Homegame

Good Saturday – Saturday was amazing. How easy it proved to be to get into the shows I wanted to see. Martin Henry’s and Malcolm Middleton’s aversion to disco lights. Things running behind schedule so much that I see most of the Burns Unit’s set. Martin Henry annexing another estuarial river (the Forth this time)…

My Brain Is Hurting (2)

I do this blog with the best of intentions – I hope that every now and again my various ramblings will convince someone of the merits of some of the artists that I write about. And it seems that my contribution to Paul Haig Day may have helped stir up interest in the Cathode Ray,…

Do The Disco Lights Make Me Sound Better? – Homegame 6, Day 3

As expected, Sunday proved to be the calm after the storm. My day started in the Hew Scott Hall with 2 acts who had performed with full bands the previous evening. All four Meursault members were in fact present but this was an acoustic set with the volume turned right down. The five song set…