Resist The Temptation To Paw – Cancel The Astronauts live

Cancel The Astronauts – Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh – 21st September 2012 Setlist: 1. Animal Love Match  2. While I Was Sleeping  3. Seven Vices  4. Love Backwards  5. Making DYnamite  6. Promises of Strangers  7. Funny for a Girl  8. Intervention  9. I Sold My Soul (This Is All I Got)

Creation Myth? – Bob Mould reissues

The reissue of Bob Mould’s two Creation solo LPs has rather been overshadowed in amongst the Sugar reissues and the new ‘Silver Age’ LP. Which is a tad unfortunate. The consequence is that rather than getting their own deluxe releases, ‘Bob Mould’ and ‘The Last Dog and Pony Show’ are packaged together with a live…

Other People’s Gigs

OK, I’ve been neglecting this parish somewhat over the last few days aas I’ve been pushing on with organising A Brighter Beat in November. So, here’s some gig news, in chronological order. ‘Plough Yer Ears In’ takes place at the Plough Inn in Forfar on Friday (21st) and Saturday 22nd.  The event is headlined by…

A Brighter Beat – The Poster

It’s nearly there. Just need to sort out the tickets. A reminder that the Facebook event is here. Hope to see you in Cupar in November.

It’s So Fine

I’m excited to be able to announce that the Cool Cat Club will be making a special presentation of Meursault and support in Dundee on Friday 9th November. Andy and I have long harboured ambitions of bringing the band to Dundee and we’re delighted to be able to turn that into reality at Beat Generator…

I Served on the Committee – The Paranoid Style E.P.

One of the best things about the Cool Cat Club on Friday was being introduced to the Paranoid Style. Whilst their set was as brief as brief can be, I did get hold of their rather brilliant ‘Paid To See A Trainwreck’ E.P. And have barely stopped listening to it since. It’s an infectious slice…