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Friday, April 26, 2019

The Critics: An Argument With Myself (EP)

An Argument With Myself (EP) Jens Lekman Secretly Canadian If this new release from Sweden’s most charming son does anything, it merely confirms Lekman’s reputation as a...

The Critics: Satin Panthers

Satin Panthers Hudson Mowhawke LuckyMe LuckyMe Records are on a roll. The Glasgow based group of DJs, producers and bands has evolved from a promising start-up to...

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....