Bits and Bobs – Martin John Henry interview

When speaking to Martin and Robert for the Whin interview, I also took the chance to catch up with them both on their other activities. Since Martin’s got a Henry & Fleetwood gig this coming weekend, I’m going to start with him and he talked a bit about what the duo had been up to…

Reclaim The Future – Asian Dub Foundation live

Asian Dub Foundation / Pandit G (DJ set) – CCA, Glasgow – Saturday 9th April 2022 I’ve gone to so many shows now that being genuinely excited about specific bands is a rare thing. I’m not saying I don’t look forward to shows but, after purchasing five Asian Dub Foundation albums since seeing them play…

Trousers! – Pictish Trail live

Pictish Trail / Savage Mansion – Beat Generator Live, Dundee – Friday 8th April 2022 And still we’re working our way through the backlog of 2020 gigs arranged pre-COVID. This show was originally scheduled for April 2020 in support of Pictish Trail’s just released ‘Thumb World’ but 2 postponements later Johnny Lynch and cohorts finally…

Dramatic Seat Taking Music – Broken Chanter live

Broken Chanter (solo)/ Linzi Clark – Futtle, St Monans – Saturday 2nd April We eased ourselves back into live shows with an intimate show at Futtle just outside St Monans last weekend. Futtle is an interesting place – a micro-brewery/record shop attached to the redevelopment of a farm steading at Bowhouse which hosts regular local…

Accidents & Improvisations – Whin interview

Today see the release of ‘Dawn Firth’ the debut album from Whin. Whin is a collaboration between Martin John Henry (De Rosa / Henry & Fleetwood) and Robert Dallas Gray (Life Without Buildings). Anyone expecting ‘Dawn Firth’ to be similar to any of the pair’s previous work is in for a surprise. Largely instrumental ‘Dawn…