Life Under Lockdown (The Last One) – Ben Smith (Faiides/Las-Acuarelas)

Ben Smith sings and plays guitar in the lovely Glaswegian quartet, Faiides (writes Andy Wood),  and, in common with his other band members, also plays in Las-Acurelas, who are a new one for me. Faiides are part of a close-knit Glasgow scene with bands such as Shredd, Secret Motorbikes, Home$lice and Deathcats, sharing bills and…

Life Under Lockdown #19 – Christopher Harvie (Deathcats / Faiides / Shredd)

 (Photo – Domante Zakarauskait) Christopher Harvie plays drums in the fantastic Deathcats and Faiides as well as fronting his own band, Shredd, on guitar and vocals. All three bands are big favourites of mine and I’ve witnessed and promoted a number of gigs by all three over the years and enjoyed their recorded output immensely. Each…

2016 According to … Faiides

One of the bands that Andy brought to my attention this year was Faiides who not only released their debut album ‘Accelerate’ but also did a grand job in opening the Kid Canaveral show for us in September. Guitarist Scott Whitehill looked back on the past 12 months with Andy. Your Own Music Your own…

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…

Saturday’s Show – All The Details

This beauty of a show will be brought to you on Saturday courtesy of the Cool Cat Club and MPT and I’m looking forward to it very much. Advance tickets are still available at £8 (stbf) from Groucho’s in Dundee or online from We Got Tickets. More info on the show including some more videos…

Dreamy – with a Raw Punch – Faiides interview

Faiides describe themselves as a ‘collective of wild men and women from a cave in Glasgow’ (writes Andy Wood). But thankfully it is a cave equipped with electricity which allows them to plug in their instruments and play some fine, fine music, particularly on their lovely debut album Accelerate which was released a few months…