The 5 best songs to open an album

A few of us from Musicscramble HQ went along to the Hydro to see Nine Inch Nails recently and pre-gig were chatting about Mad Season, a band I’d no dealings with. Graeme was kind enough to lend...

The Roundup: April 2014

As you probably know by now, The Roundup is exactly that. Some things that have hit the radar throughout the duration of the month in the world of music. Here at Musicscramble, we each take a turn to...

Machine Head – Killers & Kings

It has been a fairly turbulent and widely negative year for Machine Head (can we still call them that after the legal disharmony?) after the departure of regular bass player Adam Duce. The band seems...

Record Store Day : What to buy

At the time of writing it is a little over 9 hours until Record Store Day 2014. The event has been going since 2008 in the UK (2007 in the US) and was set up to support independent record stores. Eac...

Download Festival – Day One

Just a short update after day one of the Download Festival. First off, I have to say that this has got to be the most eventful and bizarre Festival experience i have had in my 18 years of festivals. ...