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Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Metropolis Live reviewed

‘There can be no understanding between the hand and the brain unless the heart acts as mediator’ - Maria, Metropolis (Lang, 1927)

Sofar Sounds comes to St Andrews

In March 2009, three young friends grew tired of disrespectful crowd members at a concert, and decided to create something original that would take...

Music in the middle of the town: Malcolm Middleton – review

Malcolm Middleton, iconic Scottish musician and one half of the now-defunct influential Glasgow act Arab Strap, played a set in the Madras Marquee last week, as part of the St Andrews Festival. Joined by Martin John Henry and student act Andrew Bird and the Riflebirds, we sent Calum Colley along to sample the sounds of Human Don't Be Angry.

Maximo Park rock out in Glasgow

The indie rockers gave a rousing performance at the O2

Reputation Lost/Reputation Regained

“The drought was the very worst.”   Taylor Swift’s lyrics in “Clean”, the finale to her 2014 blockbuster album 1989, take on a prophetic tone...

Sax and violins: Music On The Rocks

Over the last two weeks, On The Rocks has provided local music fans with Jazz Quartets, Music Cafes and a cappella concerts, as well...

The anti-Trump song and the danger of formula

Politically charged popular music released in the last few months has showcased examples ranging from stunningly sophisticated lyricism to cringeworthy wannabe-revolution-anthems.