A Belated Sup – Emma Pollock/Martin Carr/Rachel Sermanni live

Emma Pollock / Martin Carr / Rachel Sermanni/ James Yorkston – Tae Sup Wi’ A Fifer, Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy – 7th September 2018 In what’s becoming a frustrating tradition, here’s another month old (plus) live review …. We’d always meant to get along to one of the ‘Tae Sups’ but had never taken a…

But It’s On The Setlist – Emma Pollock live

Emma Pollock / Hamish James Hawk – The Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh – Thursday 3rd March, 2016 It’s something of a curiosity but, despite having seen Emma Pollock perform at least half a dozen times since the Delgados split, Thursday night at the Voodoo Rooms was the first time I’d actually seen her play a full…

For The First Time In Years – Emma Pollock video

I should really be writing up a review of last night’s Bob Mould show but this evening I don’t feel capable of doing any more than churn out a couple of hundred words. So instead I’ll bring to your attention the new video from Emma Pollock for the brilliant single ‘Parks & Recreation’. The new…

Looking Forward to 2016

Happy New Year everyone! This year looks like it’s going to be a year that features a lot of my favourite artists releasing new albums. Anything quoted below is probably subject to change … De Rosa – Weem (Rock Action – 22nd January) (Pre-Order) Emma Pollock – In Search of Harperfield (Chemikal Underground – 29th…

Title Fight – Cargo vs Chemikal

Let’s Get Lyrical – A Lyrical Deathmatch – Cargo vs Chemikal Underground with Emma Pollock, Alan Bissett, Lord Cutglass, Doug Johnstone, Ryan van Winkle, Rodge Glass, Kirsten Innes and A.L. Kennedy Sunday night’s Let’s Get Lyrical show at the Caves in Edinburgh offered ex-Delgados Emma Pollock and Alun Woodward (in his Lord Cut-Glass persona) a…

Be Careful What You Wish For

Chemikal Underground, it seems, are in the middle of something of a purple patch this year. Already we’ve had LPs from The Phantom Band, Aidan Moffat and De Rosa but the self-titled debut from Lord Cut-glass may just top them all. For the uninitiated Lord Cut-glass is the long awaited return to front-line action of…