Premiere – Two new tracks from ‘Third’ by the Grand Gestures

One of Scotland’s unsung treasures over the last couple of years has undoubtedly been the Grand Gestures. Without much in the way of fuss Jan Burnett of Spare Snare has put out two fine albums of lo-fi electronica with the assistance of a talented array of vocalists. The third Grand Gestures album ‘Third’ will be…

A Self Sustaining Thing – Wozniak interview

If you are a regular or even occasional reader of this fine blog or even if you keep accidentally stumbling across it in the search for computer information you’d probably have sussed by now that Mike and I like Wozniak (writes Andy Wood). In fact it might be fair to say that we have a…

The Best Year Ever – Tuff Love interview

Sometimes in life it’s the coincidences, the accidents or unintended things that really strike you (writes Andy Wood). Not that I really believe in ‘fate’ but last December I had no plans to go along to Kid Canaveral’s annual show, Baubles. Tickets were long sold out and I wasn’t that fussed for whatever reason. Somehow…

A Man Who’s Done It All – Thurston Moore live

The Thurston Moore Band / Mark Gardener – The Art School, Glasgow – Tuesday 11th November 2014 Opportunities in recent years to see any members of Sonic Youth perform have been fairly few and far between. So Thurston Moore’s appearance last night at the Art School justified breaking the ‘no late nights in Glasgow on…