Banging On – STOOR live

STOOR / Simon Reid / A Hooker Without Jesus – Beat Generator Live, Dundee – Saturday 30th March 2019 I’m going to keep banging on about STOOR frankly until someone makes me stop. New album ‘Fleam’ (out now on Stereogram!) is destined to be one of the albums of the year so last weekend’s launch…

Not Going Quietly – Brix and The Extricated live

Brix and the Extricated / Wozniak / Drainpipe – Beat Generator Live, Dundee – Saturday 2nd March 2019 Brix and the Extricated’s third visit to Dundee proved as entertaining as ever with a really strong underbill in support. Andy had mentioned several times before that he really liked Drainpipe but he hadn’t really given me…

The Sound of Young Scotland – Mini-Festival Preview

There are so many new bands around at the moment that it becomes hard to keep a track of whose who, so for the second year running The Cool Cat Club have put together a mini-festival or extended play show if you prefer featuring no less than seven up and coming Scottish bands. The Sound…

Filthy Tongues and Birdhead show on Friday

Friday night (10th November) sees the much anticipated return of the Filthy Tongues to Dundee at Beat Generator Live. The band’s Dundee debut last year came in the wake of the release of ‘Jacob’s Ladder’ and the band have gone from strength to strength since then with gigs the length of the U.K. and the…

Lost and Disenfranchised – The Primevals interview

The word ‘primeval’ has a number of different meanings and connotations (writes Andy Wood), some of which can be applied to the Glasgow band, The Primevals. They hark back to an earlier age of rock ‘n’ roll with their garage-punk, bluesy inflected songs and solid rhythms but they are anything but primitive, nostalgic or unthinking….

Looking Back on Last Night

Kid Canaveral A few thoughts on last night’s show. The more I do, the more I think that putting on gigs in Dundee relies to a large extent on luck. Certainly we’ve put on Kid Canaveral in Dundee 4 times now with wildly differing results and we feel that nothing we’ve done has really had…