Monthly Archives: June 2011

Live Review: The Fence Collective

This review ran in The Herald newspaper (Scotland) on Tuesday June 7, 2011. (Four stars) At the climax of this alt-pop carnival, Fence ringleader King Creosote showed us his crutch. What gets him through thick and thin, he told us, … Continue reading

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Scottish Pop Song of the Day #43

Discopolis – Cold Summers (2011) I don’t know much about Discopolis, other than that they are three, and that they come from Edinburgh – and I’m equally unsure as to the etymology of their moniker. Is Discopolis a portmanteau of Disco and Metropolis … Continue reading

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The Majestic Ascent of Kid Canaveral

This is the unedited version of the Kid Canaveral feature which ran in The Herald newspaper (Scotland) on Tuesday May 31. The stars aligned around St Andrews in the summer of 2001. It was then that a quiet-spoken girl from England … Continue reading

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