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Interview: Sacred Paws

This article originally ran in The Herald newspaper (Scotland) on June 17, 2017. Sacred Paws have since won The Scottish Album of the Year Award, which was announced on June 28th… IT WILL be a major surprise – and no … Continue reading

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Interview: Bossy Love

This interview originally ran as a Herald Arts magazine cover feature in August 2016. There’s a great 1980s video by The Specials, for their ode to urban discontent, Ghost Town. It sees the ska revivalists crammed in a car, patrolling … Continue reading

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From the archives: Donovan interview

This article first appeared in The Herald Arts magazine (Scotland) in May 2015 Donovan and I are holding hands over coffee in the Glasgow sun. We’re sat so close our legs entwine as he sings me a song he once … Continue reading

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Live Review, Neneh Cherry (Glasgow SWG3)

This review originally ran in The Herald Newspaper (Scotland) Neneh Cherry SWG3, Glasgow January 30 (Five Stars) What a difference a year makes. Last February, Neneh Cherry released Blank Project, her first solo album in almost two decades, and a … Continue reading

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Interview: Jim White and George Xylouris (Xylouris White)

This Article originally appeared in The Herald Newspaper (Scotland) on November 25, 2014. There is a rumour that drummer Jim White has been attending Greek dance lessons. “I read that too, but it’s not true – I haven’t been learning … Continue reading

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Live review: Honeyblood (Old Hairdressers, Glasgow)

This article originally appeared in The Herald newspaper (Scotland). July 14 (Five stars) As debut album launches go, noise-pop duo Honeyblood’s homecoming gig will take some beating. “This is the room where it all started two years ago,” mused vocalist … Continue reading

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Interview: Two Wings

This article originally ran in The Herald newspaper (Scotland) on June 13, 2014. Two Wings vocalist Hanna Tuulikki is discussing Peace/Fear, the opening track on the Glasgow folk-rockers’ new album, A Wake. “Somebody said it’s a cross between Kate Bush … Continue reading

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