Go For It! – The Lovely Eggs live

The Lovely Eggs / Rob Auton / ILL – Beat Generator Live, Dundee – Thursday 11th October 2018 Having stumbled across the brilliant ‘This Is Eggland’ LP earlier this year, and learning at more or less the same time that Andy had booked the Lovely Eggs for a Dundee show, this one was in the…

Underground Music Gardens – Billordo interview

My first introduction to the Argentinian musician and performer, Diego Billordo, was through a rather splendid 7” single by long time favourites, Spare Snare (writes Andy Wood). They recorded two rather splendid songs, full of beautiful hooks and sweet melodies. My particular favourite was the energetic and infectious ‘No Quise Angustiarte. At this point I…

We’ll All Get Diabetes – The Van Ts live

For various reasons it’s not been easy dragging myself out the front door for anything other than work so far this year but I did manage to do so to catch the Van Ts for the second time last Sunday. Their previous Dundee outing was a high impact occasion – the band’s wall of sound…

That Kind of Magic – Brix and the Extricated live

Brix and the Extricated / STOOR / Hairband – Beat Generator Live!, Dundee – Saturday 25th November 2017 After their stunning show at the same venue last year, expectations were very high for the return of Brix and the Extricated to Dundee on Saturday. And it’s fair to say that no-one left disappointed. Kicking off…

Post Gig Reflections – The Filthy Tongues, Birdhead and Bobby Awe

The Filthy Tongues The Filthy Tongues / Birdhead / Bobby Awe – Beat Generator Live!, Dundee – Friday 10th November 2017 Another gig in Dundee. Same old story. After Wire’s misadventures at the venue the previous Sunday, the Filthy Tongues sounded phenomenal on the Friday. They were absolutely on it from the start and nailed…

Hey! Ho! Billordo! – Billordo and Spare Snare live

Billordo/Spare Snare – The Cool Cat Club, Conroy’s Basement, Dundee – Friday 5th May 2017 Feeling a fair deal fresher than I expected at Friday tea-time, I felt up to crossing the Tay to see the Billordo/Spare Snare show particularly since Andy had promised it would be over about 10. Of course, he lied –…