Alan’s Top Ten Albums of 2014

Snow is falling all around us, children playing, having fun – that can mean only one thing – it’s time to cut around twenty to thirty albums into a top ten for the year twenty-fourt...

The Smashing Pumpkins – Monuments To An Elegy

For over a decade I’ve endured The Smashing Pumpkins. Before this time I was in love with everything they produced, well, apart from when James Iha was allowed to sing, but that’s a story...

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...
Sound City - Real to Reel

The Roundup: December 2013

December is always a busy month and this year was no exception here at Musicscramble. We’ve brought you gig reviews from Jamie Lenman, Gary Numan and Rocket From the Crypt. We had 15 alternativ...