The Sound of Young Scotland – Mini-Festival Preview

There are so many new bands around at the moment that it becomes hard to keep a track of whose who, so for the second year running The Cool Cat Club have put together a mini-festival or extended play show if you prefer featuring no less than seven up and coming Scottish bands. The Sound…

Get It Out – Sahara interview

Sahara, a quartet from Dundee consisting of Adam, Ally, Keir and Megan, are a band that make my cynical façade crack at every show I see them play (writes Andy Wood). Their songs are infectious, catchy and they put on a cracking, energetic live show. Over recent months their sound has gained a harder edge…

Summer Nights – Billy Mitchell interview

Billy Mitchell could be described a stalwart of the Dundee music scene (writes Andy Wood) as he has been heavily involved for a number of years, as a member of The Twist and Krooked Saints and even assisting Vladimir with bass duties on tour in early 2015 as well as running Studio 57. Now he…

All The Talking That’s Needed – Vladimir live

Vladimir / Sahara / Melophobia – The Cool Cat Club @ Beat Generator Live, Dundee – Saturday 7th November 2015 It’s funny but, other than a short period a while ago, I’ve rarely felt old at gigs, other than the very occasional show. But at Saturday night’s Cool Cat Club show, I certainly did. So,…

Twists and Hooks – Sahara interview

Facts, who wants some facts? (writes Andy Wood) Okay, we’ll start with the basics first. Sahara are a quartet from Dundee. They play guitars and bash things and sing. They are very young and have only played a handful of gigs so far which include supports with The View and Model Aeroplanes. They come across…