Category Archives: Reviews (Singles)

Single / EP reviews: HQFU, The Van T’s, Hector Bizerk, United Fruit, Songs of Separation.

This article originally ran in The Herald Newspaper (Scotland) on December 18, 2015. As the pop prophet Axl Rose almost said, nothing lasts forever, even cold December rain. But while it pours, let’s stay indoors, with songs to nurse our … Continue reading

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Interview: Hector Bizerk and Stanley Odd

This article originally appeared in The Herald Newspaper (Scotland) on September 20, 2012, under the headline CHANGING ATTITUDES WITH A HIP-HOP UPRISING. According to the cyber oracle of hipster lingo that is the Urban Dictionary, a “Hector” is an intelligent … Continue reading

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Interview: Miaoux Miaoux

This interview originally ran in The Herald Newspaper (Scotland) on June 7, 2012, under the heading ON THE ROAD TO THE NORTH Glasgow venue Nice N Sleazy has a lot to answer for. It has long been renowned as a … Continue reading

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Reviews, interviews, etc

Wee round-up of some (but not all) stuff I’ve covered of late, by way of a perfunctory update, and also as an excuse to post my two favourite Christmas records this year… I interviewed Grant Hart (of Husker Du) and Pumajaw for … Continue reading

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Reviews, interviews, etc

That glorious vision above you there is the video for Remember Remember’s ‘Scottish Widows’, taken from Graeme JD Ronald and co’s brand new album, The Quickening (Rock Action). I spoke to Graeme about The Quickening, and hope, and Spinal Tap, for … Continue reading

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So that was the summer…

Last time I logged on to this blog was in was mid-July – what happened? Well, the festival happened, and holidays happened, and time and kids and chickens happened and somehow it is now September and the potatoes are harvested … Continue reading

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Scottish Pop Song of the Day #42

Panda Su – The Alphabet Song (2011) This is the third track from Fife-via-Dundee singer-songwriter Panda Su‘s latest EP, I Begin. I made it Single of the Month in the May issue of The List magazine, here. Panda Su also recently … Continue reading

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