Single Review: Dope Guru – Walk

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 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

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

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 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 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 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

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

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

Single Review: Nineteen Canteen – Stranger Things Have Happened

Nineteen Canteen are a melodic pop rock band from Glasgow made up of Dave Williamson on Guitar/vox, Mikey Dunn on Bass/vox, Toby Llewellyn on Guitar/vox and Garry Anderson Drums/vox. ‘Stranger Things Have Happened’ opened with an electronic/synth intro that I liked and think works really well with the singer's voice and adds an ethereal quality … Continue reading Single Review: Nineteen Canteen – Stranger Things Have Happened

Edinburgh Castle concerts Preview

So coming this July is another round of Edinburgh Castle Concerts, a series of events that having been taking place at the Castle for the last 16 years and has included appearance from the likes of Rod Stewart, Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds, Olly Murs and Leonard Cohen. This year the lineup is equally excitement, … Continue reading Edinburgh Castle concerts Preview

Band Interview: The Latecomers

The Latecomers are a Rock & Roll group based in Edinburgh made up of Andrew, Andoni, Fergus, Jim and Jamie. So first of how did you all meet? Andrew: Our school had a rock night comi­ng up. I wanted to play but I needed peo­ple to cover up my mistakes. Where are you all from? … Continue reading Band Interview: The Latecomers

Solo Musician Interview: Lou McLean

Lou McLean is a Scottish singer-songwriter based in Edinburgh who writes incredibly honest and beautiful folky pop tracks. I've reviewed Lou McLean's music and you can check that out here.  Where are you from? I’m originally from Kirkcudbright, which is a little fishing town in Galloway. But I moved to Edinburgh ten years ago and … Continue reading Solo Musician Interview: Lou McLean

Solo Musician Interview: Benny Monteux

Benny Monteux is an Edinburgh based singer/guitarist who considers their genre to be punk/folk rock. I've reviewed their music and you can check that out here and here.  Where are you from? I'm from sunny Auld Reekie! How long have you been playing your instrument/singing? I've been playing guitar seriously for about 11 years, and … Continue reading Solo Musician Interview: Benny Monteux

EP Review: Callum Easter – Get Don’t Want

Callum Easter is an Edinburgh based singer songwriter, who manages to balance a variety of styles in his tremendous new EP, which was released on the 16th December 2016.  ‘Feelings Gone’ opens strong with a nice energy filled song, it's a true fusion of electronic sounds mixed with a nice catchy chorus, Feelings good is … Continue reading EP Review: Callum Easter – Get Don’t Want