It’s Like The Cavalry Arriving – Withered Hand live

WITHERED HAND / JO FOSTER / DAN MUTCH – The Liquid Room, Edinburgh – Thursday 17th April 2014 Thursday’s Withered Hand show at the Liquid Room was the big homecoming to mark the release of the excellent second LP ‘New Gods’. And Edinburgh turned out in force to mark the return of Dan Willson. Given…

A Bit Odd

Just finished reading the ‘Franz Ferdinand and the Pop Renaissance’ by Hamilton Harvey, which is strange because I’m not an FF fan at all. It’s an odd book with three main strands to it. The first (as the title would suggest) focusses on Franz Ferdinand but given that the book was published before they had…

If I Was A Writer

We Were Promised Jetpacks / Endor / Sebastian Dangerfield – Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 21st August 2010 It’s been a while since I’ve seen We Were Promised Jetpacks. In fact I hadn’t seen them since the tour just prior to the release of last year’s debut LP. In that time, they just seem to have gotten…

Birthday Bash

The Undertones/TV21/Looker – The Liquid Room, Edinburgh What more could you want from your birthday than going to a great gig with your wife? Which was exactly what last night was about. The evening started with Looker, three lasses and a bloke from New York. We only caught their last song of a short set…