New Ways – Broken Chanter feature

Under the guise of Broken Chanter, David MacGregor of Kid Canaveral releases his first solo album tomorrow (Thursday 6th September) on a joint release from Olive Grove/Last Night from Glasgow. With the Canaverals on hiatus (albeit they seem to break curfew every now and again!), David is focussing all his energies on Broken Chanter for…

Song of the Week #16 – Broken Chanter

Finally, there’s a chance to hear Broken Chanter properly. Broken Chanter are, of course, the solo alter ego of David MacGregor from Kid Canaveral. With previous exposure limited to live performances and the odd selected radio show, at long last everyone has a chance to hear the glorious debut single ‘Wholesale’. It’s a song that…

Strangers In Our Front Room – Broken Chanter house gig

Broken Chanter / Jill Lorean – MPLR, Cupar – 22nd September 2018 The problem with doing these things chronologically is, once you’re behind, you’re behind. So this is fully a month late … Our second house gig featured the combined talents of David MacGregor (Kid Canaveral) and Jill Lorean (better known as Jill O’Sullivan from…

We Didn’t Get The Email – Book Group live

Book Group / Kid Canaveral / eagleowl / Jamie Sutherland – Thomas Morton Hall, Leith, Edinburgh – Friday 20th April 2018 First trip to the Leith Theatre complex for us on Friday even if it was only into the smaller Thomas Morton Hall rather than the main theatre itself. That will have to wait until…

Are There Any More Monkeys? – Randolph’s Leap live

Randolph’s Leap / David MacGregor / Moonsoup – Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh – Friday 30th March 2018 Randolph’s Leap gigs seem to fall into two categories – the helter skelter frantic ones (which tend to be most of them!) and, every now and then, the more restrained, textured shows. Friday’s show at Sneaky Pete’s definitely fell…

There’s A Lot Going On – Jockrock 20th Anniversary show

Ballboy / Mitchell Museum / STOOR / David MacGregor (Kid Canaveral) – Stereo, Glasgow – Friday 20th October 2017 Friday’s Jockrock 20th Anniversary show was the sort of eclectic bill that was worth leaving work a bit early and traversing the country for. Given that David MacGregor from Kid Canaveral, STOOR and Mitchell Museum have…