Glasgow bands who put the city on the map

With the Commonwealth Games en route and the Radio 1 Big Weekend not long finished I thought I’d take my monthly round-up slot in the direction of great bands from Glasgow. It goes without sayi...

Oasis – Definitely Maybe 20th Annniversary

Definitely Maybe is the reason I love music. It’s as simple as that. It was the first album that really spoke to me in a way nothing had before. The energy, passion and attitude of the whole th...

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...

The Word’s best live TV performances

Welcome to this month’s Roundup. As always, over the past few weeks I’ve been giving a bit of thought on how I would set this up. It’s always good to have some sort of theme for thi...