Hamster Event – A Tiny Ball of Fun

So I’m making more of an effort to cover news events, but because I have no oversight I get to have a little fun with what I talk about, that means rather than the mundane and ordinary, I get to cover things like the event I’m going to talk about today. On Saturday 10th August … Continue reading Hamster Event – A Tiny Ball of Fun

Single Review: The Reason – Never Let Me Down

The Reason are a four piece band from Airdrie, Glasgow made up of Martin Lynch on Vocals/Guitar, Bruce Murray on Bass/Vocals, Chris McCann on Guitar/Vocals and Matthew Preston on Drums. If you want to find out a little bit more about the band then check out this interview I did with them to go along … Continue reading Single Review: The Reason – Never Let Me Down

Retail Store Review: Anime Gallery

So as part of our ongoing aim to develop and grow as a platform, we are in the process of broadening what we do here on Off the Record, this includes adding some new sections and new subjects to talk about, so with that in mind, check out our very first retail store review. So … Continue reading Retail Store Review: Anime Gallery

Single Review: Dogtooth – Trying to Save You

Dogtooth are an indie/alt rock trio based in Glasgow made up of John Hewitson on Lead Guitar/Vocals, Craig Morrison on Bass Guitar and Robert Lang on Drums/Backing Vocals. If you want to find out more about the band then check out this interview I did with them a few days ago. Now that I’ve given … Continue reading Single Review: Dogtooth – Trying to Save You

Band Interview: Dogtooth

Tell me about yourselves? How did you all meet? Where are you all from? John is from Kilbirnie, Craig is from Larkhall, and Robert is from Linwood. John and Craig met at Millport Scooter rally August 2013, they met Robert at a rehearsal studio in Paisley in April 2014. What are your names and what … Continue reading Band Interview: Dogtooth

Single Review: Crow Moon – Wickerman

Crow Moon are a Glasgow based four piece Progressive rock band made up of Angus Allen, Ben Main, Charlie Grimble, Max Murphy. Today I’ll be reviewing their latest single ‘Wickerman’. ‘Wickerman’ opens fast, with a nice bass and percussive intro, that builds as the song progresses, it manages to maintain a nice pace to the … Continue reading Single Review: Crow Moon – Wickerman

Album Review: Anton and The Colts – No End Of The Line

Anton & The Colts are a Glasgow based Blues Rock group currently made up of Anton O'Donnell on Guitar/Vocals, Roscoe Wilson on Guitar/Vocals, Neil McKenzie on bass, Anne Dunlop on backing vocals, Pedro Cameron on fiddle, and Graeme Newbury on drums. Today I’ll be reviewing their album ‘No End Of The Line’ which was released … Continue reading Album Review: Anton and The Colts – No End Of The Line

Band Interview: Anton & The Colts

Tell me about yourselves? How did you all meet? Where are you all from? Glasgow based, pub made! What are your names and what position do you have in the band? The band's went through some changes since we first started out but myself (guitar/lead vocals) and Roscoe Wilson (lead guitar/backing vocals) whom I started … Continue reading Band Interview: Anton & The Colts

Single Review: Djana Gabrielle – Different

Let me tell you a little bit about Djana Gabrielle, she’s a singer-songwriter based in Glasgow but originally from Cameroon, and she plays soulful indie/folk music. I’ve previously reviewed her work and you can check that out here. Also if you want to find out more about her then you can check out this interview … Continue reading Single Review: Djana Gabrielle – Different

Band Interview: The Big Nowhere

So first off how did you all meet? Simon - Me and Billy (guitar) knew each other a little from playing in bands and our bands doing shows with each other. Terry and Colin (bass and drums) played in the band with Billy. But it wasn’t until Billy started working in the same music shop … Continue reading Band Interview: The Big Nowhere

Author Interview: Hal Duncan

First off, Tell me about yourself? Well, the homophobic hate mail labelled me "THE.... Sodomite Hal Duncan!!" (sic) and that seems as good an intro as any. I'm a queer writer, mostly known for science fiction and fantasy, but I do a fair bit of spoken word too, not exactly the shy and retiring type, … Continue reading Author Interview: Hal Duncan

Solo Musician Interview: Suzie Graham

First off, tell me about yourself? My name is Suzie Graham and I’m a Patsy Cline Tribute artist from Glasgow. I have always sung in bands since I was about 15 however, was always told I had a “country twang” even when I sang in rock bands. I now work as a Patsy Cline tribute … Continue reading Solo Musician Interview: Suzie Graham

Band Interview: The Bleeders

So first of how did you all meet? We first met in the school soul band and have been making terrible music together ever since. Where are you all from? We’re both from Glasgow. How long have you been playing your respective instruments? I think Daniel has been playing drums for about 12 years. I … Continue reading Band Interview: The Bleeders

Single Review: Djana Gabrielle – Unrevealed

I had the pleasure of meeting Djana Gabrielle about two years ago now, and I’ve been a fan of her soothing indie/folk music since I first heard it, if you want to read about my first experience with her music then you can check out this review, and while you’re at it you can find … Continue reading Single Review: Djana Gabrielle – Unrevealed

Single Review: Djana Gabrielle – The Lake

We now have a review of the single ‘The Lake’ which is powerful song by singer-songwriter Djana Gabrielle, you can learn a little more about her by checking out this interview from a while back and get a better impression of her sound by reading this review. The Lake (June) was inspired by an illustration, … Continue reading Single Review: Djana Gabrielle – The Lake