Monthly Archives: March 2017

3.89 – PAWS

I may have posted about these guys in the past, but short of searching through the first two years of my blog I don’t have an immediate way of checking. So I’m just going to assume I haven’t. Gild the … Continue reading

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3.88 – Rick Redbeard

Ah, it’s been a while since we did any moody blues – so here’s Aberdeen/Glasgow singer-songwriter Rick Redbeard with his fantastic, gravelly-voiced slice of whiskey-fuelled misery. This song is called In My Wake and it’s taken from his recent album Awake Unto – … Continue reading

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3.87 – Giles Lamb

Going for something a bit different today, with some ambient, soundscape-y stuff from composer Giles Lamb. I’ve been listening to his album Acoust:Oma and it’s really fantastic, but I’ve kind of fallen in love with this wonderfully melancholic opening track Ever.  My word, … Continue reading

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3.86 – Miracle Glass Country

Another offering from my home city, here – Edinburgh throwback rockers Miracle Glass Country. Kind of a Lennon-tinged, 60s pysch rock vibe which, while not exactly original, is still done very well. This song is called Higher Than High. Might not be … Continue reading

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3.85 – Break The Butterfly

Here’s quite possibly the most Scottish-sounding band this side of the mighty Proclaimers – the wonderful Break the Butterfly, who also take the title for ‘most exciting thing to ever come from Levenmouth’. With a mix of jangly rock and … Continue reading

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3.84 – Fly Jackson

I fancy some gravel-voiced funky blues today, so here’s Falkirk act Fly Jackson with 17th Epiphany – a Jack Daniels-soaked slice of Americana-styled bar room blues/soul dirge. Kind of early Alabama 3-esque but focusing on the more melodic parts without the theatrics. … Continue reading

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3.83 – First Tiger

Who wants some beat-down, trashy rock from the streets of Glasgow? Well here you go. Behold Crappy Hopes and Beat up Cars by West Coast rockers First Tiger. Really nice, and a little out of the usual – with a kind of … Continue reading

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