Everything Will Run Its Course – STOOR LP Launch

The Mighty STOOR STOOR / Kill Pretty / The Fnords – The Cool Cat Club, Beat Generator Live, Dundee – Saturday 9th May 2015 I nearly didn’t make it on Saturday. Still wrecked from the Thursday night it was very tempting to stay at home. But ‘Chronicles 1986-2020’ is so good, I managed to stir…

2014 According to … The Fnords

In the latest installment of the 2014 review, Derek from the Fnords looks back on the last 12 months with Andy Wood. Your Own Music Your own musical highlight of the year? Probably playing bass in one band and drums in another; both on the same bill. Favourite performance of the year? I enjoyed our…

Cool Cat Creeping Ivies LP Launch!

The first Cool Cat Club of 2013 is less than a fortnight away and it takes the form of an LP launch for ‘Stay Wild’ by the Creeping Ivies at Beat Generator Live on Saturday 16th February. I’m looking forward to renewing my acquaintance with the Ivies after last year and also looking forward to…

Suppressed Future Traumatisation – Fnords interview

  Ahead of their appearance at the Return of the Cool Cat Club on Saturday 30th June (Beat Generator Live! in Dundee), two Fnords meet Andy Wood to talk garage rock, subterranean decomissioned nuclear bunkers and copulation. So where to start? Some basic facts then for your delectation: 1. The Fnords are a three piece…

Garage Band Thrills – The Return of the Cool Cat Club

My occasional partner in crime Andy Wood is reviving his Cool Cat Club night in Dundee after a number of years with a 3 band bill at the end of the month. Taking place on Saturday 30th June from 8 pm at Beat Generator Live! in Dundee, Andy’s delivering a cracking line-up for an evening…