Single Review: Djana Gabrielle – Coeur d’Hiver

Djana Gabrielle is a French-Cameroonian singer/songwriter who is currently based in Glasgow, I’ve reviewed their music previously and you can check them all out here. If you are curious about Djana and want to find out more, you can check out my interview with her by clicking here. ‘Coeur d'Hiver’ has a little bit of … Continue reading Single Review: Djana Gabrielle – Coeur d’Hiver

Single Review: Djana Gabrielle – Glasgow

I’ve spoken about the phenomenally talented Djana Gabrielle previously but in case you aren’t familiar she is an indie/folk singer-songwriter, originally from Cameroon but based now in Glasgow. In fact this track is a tribute to the city that Djana has come to think of as a second home. If you are interested you can … Continue reading Single Review: Djana Gabrielle – Glasgow

Album Review: Highway 491 – These Places, In This City

Earlier this year Glasgow based blues/rock & roll band ‘Highway 491’ released their debut album, These Places In This City featuring 10 tracks recorded at Ice Breaker Studios in Perth, Scotland. Starting out in 2012 as a weekly jam session, the band was then a dup featuring Cameron Arndt on guitar/vocals and harmonica, and Alex … Continue reading Album Review: Highway 491 – These Places, In This City

Book Review: Silent Money by G.D. Harper

So before we get going this one comes with an apology, it was supposed to be posted on the 27th of October as part of a blog tour organised by the awesome and hard working people at Rachel’s Random Resources but unfortunately life occasionally gets in the way, firstly we have been moving home, a task … Continue reading Book Review: Silent Money by G.D. Harper

Single Review: Static Satellites – Spin

Static Satellites are a 4-piece indie rock band from Glasgow/West Lothian made up of Ross Whelan on Vocals/Guitar, Ally Taylor on Lead Guitar, Sam Carlyle on Bass and Ciaran Boyle on Drums. Today I’ll be reviewing their latest single ‘Spin’ which was released May 10th 2019.  ‘Spin’ jumps right in with a quirky formation of … Continue reading Single Review: Static Satellites – Spin

Book Review: Love’s Long Road by G.D. Harper

So if you read these reviews with the diligence that I hope my blog inspires in you then you’ll be familiar with this introduction, but I include it just so you are all aware. Anyway, this review is part of a blog tour for Rachel’s Random Resources. This isn’t the first time I’ve been involved … Continue reading Book Review: Love’s Long Road by G.D. Harper

Band Interview: Static Satellites

Tell me about yourselves? How did you all meet? Where are you all from? Ciaran - Ross and Sam have known each other since they were in school and Ally and I are sort of cousins. I say sort of because it is an ongoing debate whether we are or not, basically my great aunt … Continue reading Band Interview: Static Satellites

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