Ten Ace Bands – Transmission preview

I’ve lost count of how many gigs I’ve promoted or co-promoted over the years (writes Andy Wood) but I think it’s fair to say that there have been a few. I’m still as excited at promoting (and attending) live gigs as ever before. Never before though have I attempted a festival so I thought, what…

Slow Down – Big Deal, Fazerdaze and Joshua Gray live

Big Deal Big Deal / Fazerdaze /Joshua Gray – Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh – Wednesday 10th June 2016 After stumbling across Fazerdaze on the Beech Coma compilation last year, their self-titled E.P. was one of my most listened to records of 2015. But, given that they come from New Zealand, it never seemed likely in this…

Wall of Sound – The Van Ts live

The Van Ts / Tongue Trap / Joshua Gray – The Cool Cat Club – Beat Generator Live, Dundee – Sunday 8th May 2016 After Friday, Saturday was a night off but it was back out to support the latest installment of the Cool Cat Club on Sunday. And it turned out to be a…

Uniform Air of Sadness – Joshua Gray interview

I first met Joshua Gray as a member of Vladimir, a band who excel in dense, heavy set of sonics with a sweet honey core in the middle (writes Andy Wood) Joshua Gray’s solo material is gentler, more delicate but the four recordings he has completed still have a sweet, beautiful sound. It’s probably no…