EP Review: The Party Slogan –  Reasonably Good Indie Music

The Party Slogan are five piece indie/Alternative Rock/Post Punk outfit from Edinburgh made up of Calum on Vocals/Guitar/Keyboard/Percussion, Jamie on Vocals/Guitar, Robbie on Lead Guitar/Backing Vocals, Adrian on Bass/Keyboards and Ally on Drums. If you want to find out a little bit more about them then check out this Interview I did with them a … Continue reading EP Review: The Party Slogan –  Reasonably Good Indie Music

Product Review: Irn Bru Energy vs Coca Cola Energy

Before I do the actual taste tests and tell you what I think, a quick bit about each company/product: Irn Bru, often called Scotland’s other national drink (after Whisky for which Scotland is famous for producing) is a product of A.G. Barr more commonly known as Barr's, and is one of their most popular products, … Continue reading Product Review: Irn Bru Energy vs Coca Cola Energy

Owl Magic – The Ayrshire Owl and Raptor Centre

I’ve been aware of Owl Magic for several years now, and I’ve always thought they were awesome, so I thought it was about time I wrote a little piece to let people know a little more about them. As you can probably guess from the name, they deal with birds, more specifically Owls and Raptors, … Continue reading Owl Magic – The Ayrshire Owl and Raptor Centre

K-Fest 2019

K-Fest for those not in the know is an annual outdoor music festival in Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire. It's now in its third year and it just keeps getting better. It will be featuring the cream of the crop in terms of local and home grown talent with acts such as headliners: Elephant Sessions and support … Continue reading K-Fest 2019

Band Interview: The Party Slogan

Tell me about yourselves? How did you all meet? Where are you all from? Robbie - I’m from the Isle of Skye originally but we all first met in Edinburgh through Gumtree adverts nearly 3 years ago! Calum - I’m from Auchterarder just outside Perth. Moved to Edinburgh in 2016 and decided to leave my … Continue reading Band Interview: The Party Slogan

Album Review: Aries Field – Path for Redemption

Aries Field is a one-man hard/alternative rock band, originally from Italy but now based elsewhere. Aries Field was originally a three a three man group, made up of Fabio Stroppa, Francesco barnabó, and Davide Valentini but after developing their first full length album they split up. However Fabio Stroppa kept Aries Field alive, and is … Continue reading Album Review: Aries Field – Path for Redemption

Interview with Dave Gilbert (Emerald City Confidential)

First off, tell me about yourself? Hi! I’m Dave Gilbert, head of Wadjet Eye Games. I’m 42 years old, live in Brooklyn with my wife and kid, and have been a full-time indie dev since 2006. What games do you remember most from your childhood, and do you feel they influence/influenced how you make games? … Continue reading Interview with Dave Gilbert (Emerald City Confidential)

Game Review: Emerald City Confidential

Emerald City Confidential is a truly spectacular game Developed by Wadjet Eye Games (who also developed Resonance) and Published by PlayFirst, on February 19th 2009. I was lucky enough to get an Interview with Dave Gilbert, the designer behind the game, so if you want to find out a little more about him and Emerald … Continue reading Game Review: Emerald City Confidential

Interview with Mauricio García (The Last Door)

First off, tell me about yourself? Hi, I’m Mauricio García, producer of Blasphemous and CEO of the studio. I’m formerly a game programmer, I was actually the programmer behind The Last Door, our previous game. Tell me about The Game Kitchen and about the team that works there? The Game Kitchen is a relatively small … Continue reading Interview with Mauricio García (The Last Door)

Game Review: The Last Door (Season 1)

I first came across The Last Door when I was having a nostalgia day and looking for old flash games I played when I was younger, this led me to the Deeper Sleep series, and you can check out my reviews of those games here, here and here. Anyway, after I played those games I … Continue reading Game Review: The Last Door (Season 1)

Interview with Kevin Beimers (Schrödinger’s Cat And The Raiders Of The Lost Quark)

First off, Tell me about yourself? And tell me a little about Italic Pig and what it’s like to work there? I got into the Northern Irish games scene by way of animation. About 12 years ago I moved to Northern Ireland from Canada to be an art director for an animated children’s series. That … Continue reading Interview with Kevin Beimers (Schrödinger’s Cat And The Raiders Of The Lost Quark)

Game Review: Schrödinger’s Cat And The Raiders Of The Lost Quark

I first came across this game in a Hey Ash, Whatcha Playin'? (HAWP) video, which you can check out here if you’re interested, and I strongly suggest you do because HAWP are awesome, but anyway enough unrelated promotion, when I saw the video on their channel I was immediately taken in by the quirky design, the … Continue reading Game Review: Schrödinger’s Cat And The Raiders Of The Lost Quark

Interview with Niklas Hallin (Yono and the Celestial Elephants)

First off, tell me about yourself? And tell me a little about Neckbolt? My name is Niklas and I live in Sweden. I create video games because my brain is too systematic for painting and too romantic for engineering! And I work by myself, coding, animating, writing and designing all on my lonesome, because as … Continue reading Interview with Niklas Hallin (Yono and the Celestial Elephants)

Game Review: Yono and the Celestial Elephants

Yono and the Celestial Elephants is an adorable little puzzler about elephants, and yet it’s so much more, but before we get into that I’ll share some of the important information. Yono and the Celestial Elephants was released on the 12th October 2017 for Microsoft Windows and most recently the Nintendo Switch. I played it … Continue reading Game Review: Yono and the Celestial Elephants

Book Review: Injections of Insanity by Lorraine Mace

This review comes with a brief apology as well as the usual blog tour disclosure, so this was supposed to go up on the 14th June, but I wrote the date down wrong when I was entering it into my calendar and so instead I had it scheduled for today, which is the 16th, so … Continue reading Book Review: Injections of Insanity by Lorraine Mace