Monthly Archives: November 2012

Deap Vally – End Of The World (Single)

They might look like angels but they definitely rock like the Devil. Sounding about as un-L.A. as moonshine, the Californian duo have been perfecting their grungey-blues sound through months of hard slog around Europe and America. ‘End of the World’ … Continue reading

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Review – The Gold Lions – Cabaret Voltaire, Edinburgh – 17/11/12

If Deap Vally are taking back rock for the girls, then The Gold Lions are definitely staking their claim for the boys. Making music that sits somewhere between the intimacy of early White Stripes and the power of The Stooges, … Continue reading

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The Begbies – Ashleigh (Single)

Begbies by name if not by nature… This West Lothian five-piece’s music might have the swagger of their Trainspotting namesake but their sound is an all together more graceful affair. Ashleigh is their third release proper and, after playing together … Continue reading

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Review – Tame Impala – O2 ABC, Glasgow – 03/11/12

A Tame Impala performance is more like stepping into the 200mph mind of Kevin Parker than any standard gig. Almost single-handedly prizing psychedelica back from the brink of irrelevance, he is as rich in alt-credibility as mainstream and critical acclaim. … Continue reading

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Review – Haddow Fest

Squeezing the excitement of an entire weekend festival into one exhilarating burst, Haddow Fest returned for its triumphant third year.   Kicking of the mayhem early doors were local duo The Gold Lions, who combine De Stijl power with hooks … Continue reading

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