The Elusive Pop Dream – Adam Stafford live

Adam Stafford / Withered Hand / Robbie Lesiuk – Summerhall, Edinburgh – Friday 11th March 2016 I don’t normally like posting about the same act twice in a row but I’m more than prepared to make an exception for the wonderful Adam Stafford. Friday night at Summerhall was the album launch for Adam’s new record…

This Madness – Adam Stafford live

Adam Stafford – New Portsound, Rio Centre, Newport-on-Tay – Friday 1st May 2015 Last night’s visit to the latest New Portsound show proved to be briefer than we would have liked. Having completely missed the Sonny Carntyne set due to family (taxi) obligations, we had to make do with listening to Robbie Lesiuk’s LP on…

Review of 2013 – LPs 21-50

Time to bring the navel gazing to an end and start the longest countdown of LPs I’ve ever attempted with numbers 21-50 of my top, ahem, 50. 21           Waxahatchee – Cerulean Salt 22           Poltergeist – Your Mind Is A Box (Let Us Fill It With Wonder) 23           The Kissaway Trail – Breach 24           Julian Cope-…

Please Don’t Make Me Cry – Adam Stafford live

Adam Stafford Adam Stafford / Billy Letford / Sonny Carntyne / Robbie Lesiuk – Wiseblood Industries Showcase – Non-Zeros, Dundee – 7th June 2013 So another quality Dundee show and another poor turn-out. Sometimes I despair. Opening act was Robbie Lesiuk whose solo acoustic performance reminded me a fair bit of Beerjacket. Nice, friendly stage…