OPM – The Minge Dynasty

It really doesn’t feel like it, but it’s been 15 years since OPM released their debut album, Menace to Sobriety. With tracks like ‘Heaven is a Half Pipe’, ‘El Capitan...

The Maccabees – Marks to Prove It

Marks to Prove It by The Maccabees is the band’s first UK number one album. The follow-up to 2012’s Mercury Music Prize nominated Given to the Wild which just happens to be one of my favo...

Wolf Alice – You’re A Germ

The ever wonderful Wolf Alice have released a video to accompany the track ‘You’re A Germ’ from their sensational My Love Is Cool album. It’s not far off being a work of geniu...

The LaFontaines – Class

Having built up a reputation as an exceptional, exciting and – from personal experience – stupendously loud live act, Motherwell’s The LaFontaines have broken the Scottish Top Ten w...

Placebo – O2 Academy, Glasgow – 01/03/15

The first time I saw Placebo, on the back of their phenomenal self-titled debut album, I was blown away. They were sharp and acerbic, riding a sexually ambiguous wave between pop, indie and grunge. S...