Book Review: Exiles by Victoria McNulty

I was lucky enough to get an advanced copy of this right from the author, who may hopefully be contributing to this site in the future as well. Exiles was published by Speculative Books in October 2020. Before we move on to my thoughts, I want to say a little about Victoria. She’s a writer, … Continue reading Book Review: Exiles by Victoria McNulty

Single Review: Artie Ziff – Drive

Artie Ziff are a three piece indie outfit, originally from the Highlands and Islands, but now based in Glasgow, they are made up of Rion Mckerron on Vocals/Guitars, Alex Kenny on Bass and Max McKerron on Drums & Backing Vocals. Today I will be reviewing their single ‘Drive’ which was released on April 24th 2020.  … Continue reading Single Review: Artie Ziff – Drive

Top 10: BBC The Social Creators

The Social is a project developed by the BBC to give young Scottish voices a platform. They aim to support content creators across a variety of subjects including comedy, music, gaming and life issues. They are based in Glasgow but encourage and develop new creative talent from all across Scotland.  So that’s just a little … Continue reading Top 10: BBC The Social Creators

Single Review: Maya Jane – Everyday’s the Same

Maya McCrae, who performs as Maya Jane is a teenage Scottish singer/songwriter and today I will be reviewing their debut single ‘Everyday’s the Same’ which was released on the 12th October 2020. The track was written by Maya to help better understand mental health, specifically because one of her friends had depression, and she wanted … Continue reading Single Review: Maya Jane – Everyday’s the Same

Single Review: Gerry Cinnamon – Head in the Clouds

Gerry Cinnamon is a Glaswegian singer/songwriter and acoustic guitarist, he’s originally from Castlemilk and one of the defining traits of his music is that he retains his native accent when performing. This isn’t the first time I’ve reviewed the artist and you can check that out here. Today, however, I will be reviewing his single … Continue reading Single Review: Gerry Cinnamon – Head in the Clouds

Single Review: Gerry Cinnamon – Hope Over Fear

Gerard Crosbie, more commonly known by his stage name Gerry Cinnamon is a singer/songwriter from Castlemilk, one of the districts of Glasgow. He had been performing music for several years after returning from London, eventually forming a band called The Cinnamons alongside Chris Marshall, Lori Duncan, Dave Bass and Gav Hunter, with Gerry serving as … Continue reading Single Review: Gerry Cinnamon – Hope Over Fear

Single Review: Matthew Gibb – I’m The Reason

Matthew Gibb is a 20-year-old singer/songwriter from Glasgow and today I will be reviewing his single ‘I’m The Reason’ which was released on the 10th December 2020.  ‘I’m The Reason’ opens with a building backing beat that merges with Gibb’s powerful and soulful vocals, that blend perfectly with the guitar. This has a softer vibe, … Continue reading Single Review: Matthew Gibb – I’m The Reason

Single Review: Late Fees – I Bet

Late Fees are a three piece outfit from Glasgow made up of Andrew Gordon on Guitar/Vocals, Michael Hamilton on Bass/Backing Vocals and Jack Mackenzie on Drums/Backing Vocals and they describe their music as “Shamefully Sincere Guitar Pop” and “Naive music for jaded people” both of which would easily rope me in as a potential listener. … Continue reading Single Review: Late Fees – I Bet

Single Review: Two Tone Television – Old News

Two Tone Television are a five piece, alternative/indie punk group from Glasgow made up of Liam McCombie on Vocals/Rhythm Guitar, Craig Bronsdon on Backing Vocals/Lead Guitar, Dave Murray on Bass Guitar, Neil Lovett on Keys and Chuck McAulay on Drums. Today, I will be reviewing their single ‘Old News’ which was released on the 3rd … Continue reading Single Review: Two Tone Television – Old News

Single Review: Roberta Childs – Colours

Roberta Childs is a singer/songwriter from Glasgow and today I'll be reviewing her single ‘Colours’ which was released on October 10th 2019.  ‘Colours’ opens fast with a heavy pounding bass sequence that builds until the vocal breakdown, where the tone and feel of the track shifts somewhat. It still maintains a high energy and there … Continue reading Single Review: Roberta Childs – Colours

Single Review: Law Purda – Slouch Couch

Kieran Ward is a Glasgow based singer/songwriter, who named this new musical project ‘Law Purda’ in the form of an anagram as a tribute to his uncle Paul Ward who sadly passed away in November 2019. Today I will be reviewing his debut single ‘Slouch Couch’ which was released on May 23rd 2020. ‘Slouch Couch’ … Continue reading Single Review: Law Purda – Slouch Couch

Single Review: Kara Conway – Two Hearts

Kara Conway is a singer/songwriter from Glasgow and today I will be reviewing their single ‘Two Hearts’ which was released on June 5th 2020. ‘Two Hearts’ opens with sharp, pronounced piano chords, that build and subtly change as Kara begins to change. Her voice is powerful and full of emotion, you just get lost in … Continue reading Single Review: Kara Conway – Two Hearts

Single Review: Kirsteen Harvey – Tongue Tied

Kirsteen Harvey is a singer/songwriter from Glasgow and today I will be reviewing their single ‘Tongue Tied’ which was released on March 21st 2020. ‘Tongue Tied’ opens with some great guitar that transitions into Kirsteen’s amazing vocals. Her voice is rich and smoky and is equally suited to high tempo and high energy or soft … Continue reading Single Review: Kirsteen Harvey – Tongue Tied

Single Review: Lewis Capaldi – Someone You Loved

Lewis Capaldi is a singer/songwriter from West Lothian, Scotland who won the 2020 Brit Award for Best New Artist and whose single we will be reviewing today, ‘Someone You Loved’ remained at the top of the UK singles chart for 7 weeks, and also reached number 1 on the US Billboard Hot 100. I think … Continue reading Single Review: Lewis Capaldi – Someone You Loved

Single Review: Brownbear – Retro

Brownbear is a singer-songwriter from Glasgow and today I will be reviewing their single ‘Retro’ which was released on the 27th March 2020.  ‘Retro’ opens with some light percussion that merges with a smooth beat that kinda washes over you, and then you get hit by Brownbear’s voice, it’s strong and distinctive and instantly memorable. … Continue reading Single Review: Brownbear – Retro