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Wednesday, September 26, 2018

The Critics: d33j; of Montreal; Panda Bear; The Pierces; Fleet Foxes

Tide Songs d33j 4/5 Having only been released a few weeks ago, d33j’s newly finished Tide Songs is easily one of the best EP’s released recently, which,...

The Critics: Crystal Stilts; Bill Callahan; Star Slinger; Bibio; The Sounds

In Love with Oblivion by Crystal Stilts 4/5 In Love with Oblivion sounds, like almost everything else the Crystal Stilts have released, as though it was recorded...

A dying artform?

With the Internet as an increasingly dominant forum for the distribution of music, what is to become of the album artwork that graced the...

The Critics: The Rural Alberta Advantage, The Joy Formidable, Josh T....

Departing The Rural Alberta Advantage- 3.5/5 In a characteristic live lyrical variation, Bob Dylan sings “get your mind off wintertime, ‘cause you ain’t goin’ nowhere” (in You...

The Critics: Concert: Ray LaMontagne

Glasgow Royal Concert Hall Interviewed on the red carpet at this year’s Grammys, Ray LaMontagne was recently asked if he had a “just in...

Review of Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Melodies and Miracles

We often refer affectionately to St Andrews as ‘the Bubble’.  It’s easy to see why: because of its geographic isolation and other-worldly character, it...

The Critics: Radiohead, Sugarland, Lykke Li, Isolee, Yuck

The King of Limbs: Radiohead The prospect of trying to top an album like 2007’s In Rainbows would probably seem like a daunting task to...

Music is Love: Class Notes

Right, so what or who is ‘music is love’? Well, nice to see you’re not beating around the bush.  Music is Love is a St....

Cat Power

Iona Emlyn-Williams didn’t used to like A Capella groups. Now, she’s the Alleycat’s biggest fan.

Rhythm, Sweat and Techno

James Holden, Nathan Fake, Four tet and Caribou at Glasgow’s ABC. By Martha McCarey