So, we’ve nearly reached Christmas and there may just be one more set of 2013 recollections to fit in. If not, then this offering from Adam from Randolph’s Leap will be a fitting finale to the series.
Your Own Music
Your own musical highlight of the year?
The Green Man Festival
Favourite performance of the year?
The Queen’s Hall
What’s the one thing that went wrong in 2013 you’d like to fix?
I think I misspelt guitarist Andy MacLellan’s surname a few times…
What you gonna be doing next year?
Releasing our next album ‘Clumsy Knot’ at the start of April.
3 songs or LPs you’ve listened to the most in 2013?
I Couldn’t Say It To Your Face by Arthur Russell
Something On Your Mind by Karen Dalton
Head and Heart by John Martyn
Best gig attended?
Stanley Brinks at Tchai Ovna
Biggest surprise of 2013?
The St Kilda Mailboat live show
Biggest letdown of 2013?
Who should we be looking out for in 2014?
Anything and Everything
Event of 2013
White-tailed eagles breed in east of Scotland for the first time in nearly 200 years.
Hero of 2013
Lowpoint of 2013
Villain of 2013
Favourite book of 2013
Favourite film of 2013
Not a cheery one but The Act of Killing is one of the most affecting films I’ve ever seen
Something to look forward to in 2014?
Olive Grove Celtic Connections Showcase
Lost Map’s Howlin Fling
(that’ll keep the bosses happy)
Randolph’s Leap have just released a Christmas E.P. which is available from their Bandcamp here. In which they cover, ahem, … the Smurfs. Not words I ever thought I’s write on this blog!