Strawberry Lace – Rumination

I don’t think anyone can argue that so far 2020 has been one shitshow after another. Political dithering and unrest, protest, counter protest, and of course the COVID-19 pandemic and lockdown. And th...

Vukovi – Nice n Sleazy, Glasgow – 24/01/20

This show has been quite some time in the making. Nearly three years after the release of their eponymous debut album and after two years of teasing us with singles, the sold-out release show for sec...

Album of the Year: Foggy City Orphan – Cheer Up

I wrote a review of Foggy City Orphan’s Cheer Up back in May, and at time it stopped me in my tracks. There is a real confidence and self assurance in the songs which had me questioning the fac...

Striking Matches – Stereo, Glasgow – 28/10/19

A ticket for this show fell into my lap after two previous holders had to pull out due to other commitments. Other than having heard those previous ticket holders rave about Striking Matches I really...

Foggy City Orphan – Cheer Up

I first saw Foggy City Orphan at a charity gig in Gourock a few years ago, where I knew nothing about them but had gone along as moral support for one of the other bands. Said other band were due on ...