Life Under Lockdown #21 – Billordo

For a certain section of the population of Dundee, it’s unarguable that they have a favourite Argentinian with close links to the city, one Claudio Cannigia. For a select but privileged group though, one of the ‘Little Bird’s’ compatriots, Diego Billordo, has an equally special place in their hearts. Having first heard of Billordo via…

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…

Absolutely Nowhere – Spare Snare interview

Spare Snare really do remind me of that famous John Peel quote about The Fall  – ‘Always the same, always different’. (writes Andy Wood) Over nigh on a quarter of a century of recording and gigging, they are, without doubt, always recognisably the Snare but never treading water or sounding anything less than wonderful. For a…