Karma for Vandals are a four piece post-rock band based in Aberdeen, Scotland made up of Duncan Burgess on Guitar, Scott Bathgate on Guitar and Playback, Michael Miller on Bass Guitar and Murray Bartle on Drums. ‘Knights were Basically Golfers’ opens with a piercing atmospheric series of notes, that build and grow faster, more complex … Continue reading Single Review: Karma for Vandals – Knights were Basically Golfers (Live @ KeeptheHeid)
Offline are a four piece Indie/Alt Band from Aberdeen made up of Dean Walker on Vocals/Guitar, Fraser Gow on Guitar, Ryan Whitmore on Bass and Daniel McDonald on Drums. Today I’ll be reviewing their single ‘Seasons’ which was released on the 15th February 2019. ‘Seasons’ is a high energy track that opens with heavy fire … Continue reading Single Review: Offline – Seasons
Before Stories are a two piece group from Aberdeen made up of Colin Brennan on Baritone Guitar and Jamie Reid on Guitar/Vocals, and they play what they describe as songs about making bad decisions. If you want to find out more about the band then you can check out this interview I did with them … Continue reading Single Review: Before Stories – Remain
So first of how did you all meet? Through a website ad. Where are you all from? Aberdeen and North East Scotland. How long have you been playing your respective instruments? Over 20 years. What genre of music do you consider your work to be? Heavy Rock. What are your influences? All Music, mostly Rock … Continue reading Band Interview: The Ghost Tape
The Ghost Tape are an Aberdeen based alt-rock duo made up of Chris Simpson and Jeff Bruce and today I’ll be reviewing their new track ‘Followed Down’. ‘Followed Down’ opens with blaring guitars that charge forward quickly supported by some heavy percussion, and then they give way to an amazing bassline and vocals. The vocalist … Continue reading Single Review: The Ghost Tape – Followed Down
So first of how did you all meet? Met at a rave in Croatia sharing a line of coke lady and the tramp style - or through a Facebook ad Colin put up looking for someone to make Sad, Triumphant music with. We can’t remember which. Where are you all from? Ackergill, Caithness (Jamie) Falkirk … Continue reading Band Interview: Before Stories
Before Stories are a post everything duo from Aberdeen made up of Colin Brennan on Baritone Guitar and Jamie Reid on Guitar/Vocals. Today I’ll be reviewing their latest single ‘Daymare’ which was released 6th August 2018. ‘Daymare’ has a nice little percussive intro, that merges perfectly with the guitar and builds up slowly, and just … Continue reading Single Review: Before Stories – Daymare
Check out my Interview with author, Stuart MacBride, part of a series of Interviews I did for a college unit back in 2013.