I’m Anxiety Man …

It’s tomorrow. It seems like some people at lesat are going to turn up. I’m looking forward to it, but I’ll be glad when it’s over too. Check out who’s playing by scrolling down …

A Line of Penitent Men

“The new album is, in a sense, the first De Rosa album proper” Martin Henry mmm Seven days and counting to Friday’s De Rosa gig at Hustler’s in Dundee. Support comes from two excellent but different local bands, Esperi and the Wildhouse. Tickets are available now from Groucho’s, priced £4 (plus booking fee). To preview…

2008YTD3

A final round-up of the best stuff I’ve heard for the first time this year (or re-released in one case!): Sleater-Kinney – Far Away (from ‘One Beat’) [Buy the CD] [Download it] I’d no sooner purchased their last LP than S/K inconsiderately split up. At least I have the back catalogue to explore and ‘One…

2007 – Top 10 Albums – 5-1

5 The Twilight Sad – Fourteen Autumns and Fifteen Winters As far as I was concerned the Twilight Sad came out of nowhere. Yet they arrived fully formed with this sweeping epic of a record, even if it took a little while to properly lodge itself in my head. Whilst live their wash of guitars…

Shine In The Dead of Night For You

When doing my ‘Dreams’ post the other day, I almost included ‘Dreams Then Plans’ by the Sound. But in listening to the mini-LP from which it comes, I decided to hold off and do a proper post on the band.