Interview with Luke Rajczuk (Reviewsphere)

Reviewsphere

First off, tell me about yourself? I am an Edinburgh based freelance journalist of as many journo trades as possible, editor-in-chief at Reviewsphere magazine, Director of Studies at Edinburgh School of Language, passionate art enthusiast and life observer (I guess). I wouldn’t want this to be about promoting my name but the concept of Reviewsphere… Continue reading Interview with Luke Rajczuk (Reviewsphere)

Single Review: Dope Guru – Walk

Walk 'Dope Guru' Artwork

Piershill Records got in touch about reviewing this track by Dope Guru a Spanish guy living in Edinburgh. So without so without further ado let's get on with the review.   ‘Walk’ opens with some synth and a modulated voice rapping, I like the tune of this track a lot, its one of those simple… Continue reading Single Review: Dope Guru – Walk

Single Review: Little Sisters of The Poor – Planets (with Heather Grant)

Little Sisters of The Poor single 'Planets' Artwork

Little Sisters of The Poor is a solo project for Edinburgh based Electronic musician Aidan Harvey, and today I’ll be reviewing his latest release ‘Planets’ which is a collaboration with vocalist Heather Grant. ‘Planets’ opens with a few notes on the piano, which build as the track goes on, and then is kicked up a… Continue reading Single Review: Little Sisters of The Poor – Planets (with Heather Grant)

Solo Musician Interview: Gordon Robertson

Gordon Robertson

Where are you from? I live in Grangemouth, but grew up in Edinburgh and have spent the last 6 years in the Glasgow area. My mum’s family are from North Lanarkshire so I’d probably say that area was home. How long have you been playing your respective instrument(s)? I’ve been playing Piano since age 8,… Continue reading Solo Musician Interview: Gordon Robertson

Single Review: Tom Oliver – Photogenic

Tom Oliver 'Photogenic' re-release Artwork

I was contacted by the lovely people at Sandstone Records, a newly established record label based in Edinburgh about reviewing their re-release of the Tom Oliver single ‘Photogenic’ I was more than happy to help them out. Before I get on with the actually review I’ll tell you a little about Tom Oliver, he’s an… Continue reading Single Review: Tom Oliver – Photogenic

EP Review: Groucho Underdog – The Groucho Way

Groucho Underdog 'The Groucho Way' EP Artwork

Groucho Underdog are a four piece Alternative punk rock band from Dundee, Edinburgh and Fife made up of Groucho Mark on Guitars/Vox, Groucho Niall on Guitars, Groucho Shaun on Bass and Groucho Bez on Drums. ‘Do You Feel? [Sjaans Song]’ has an awesome little guitar riff to start us off and it builds perfectly till… Continue reading EP Review: Groucho Underdog – The Groucho Way

Single Review: Painting Rockets – Exposed

Painting Rockets 'Exposed'

Painting Rockets are a Scottish Alt-Rock band based in Edinburgh and today I’m going to be talking about their new single ‘Exposed’ which is due to come out on 16th March 2017. ‘Exposed’ opens with an excellent guitar section that builds in speed and intensity really quickly before being joined by vocalist Keli Thomson, whose… Continue reading Single Review: Painting Rockets – Exposed

Solo Musician Interview: Ali McGowan

Ali McGowan Photo

Ali Mcgowan is a central-belt-based musician and solo recording artist. I have reviews of some of their music coming up over the next day or two so keep your eyes peeled for that. Where are you from? I’m a Fifer originally! Moving through to Edinburgh for university was an excellent decision, and it’s been my… Continue reading Solo Musician Interview: Ali McGowan

EP Review: Black Cat Bone – Get Your Kicks Sessions

Black Cat Bone Promo Artwork

First off I’ll introduce the group Black Cat Bone are a bluesy Rock and Roll group from Edinburgh made up of Ross Craig on vocals and Harmonica, Luis Del Castillo on Guitar, Jonny Voodoo on Bass and Drums, Kai Wallace on Drums and Charlie Wild on Guitar. I've been given an opportunity ahead of its… Continue reading EP Review: Black Cat Bone – Get Your Kicks Sessions

Band Interview: Nineteen Canteen

Nineteen Canteen Band Photo 2

So first of how did you all meet? Dave: I’ve known Garry and Mikey since we were kids. Garry and I have played in bands together since we were about 15-16 years old. Garry: Dave and I have known each other since we were about 4 years old and Dave has known Mikey even longer.… Continue reading Band Interview: Nineteen Canteen