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Into Music Reviews: Glen Matlock – La Belle Angele, Edinburgh

Act: Glen Matlock Support: The Media Whores Venue: La Belle Angele, Edinburgh Date: 24 May 2019 The support band slot can be as much a curse as it can be a blessing. The choice is of playing to empty halls with no more than a few disinterested

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Into Music Reviews: Embrace – Barrowlands, Glasgow

Act: Embrace Venue: Barrowlands, Glasgow Date: 6 March 2019 More and more bands these days are choosing to play their most revered album in full and when Embrace announced plans to play their debut, The Good Will Out, I was quick off the mark to get tickets

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Into Music Reviews: Tomorrow Syndicate, Nice n’ Sleazy, Glasgow

Act: Tomorrow Syndicate Venue: Nice n’ Sleazy, Glasgow Date: 22 February 2019 One of my favourite album releases last year was Future Tense by Glasgow band Tomorrow Syndicate. A meeting of many influences, but grounded in the motorik beat of krautrock with a bit of spacetronica adding

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Into Music Reviews: The Twilight Sad – Barrowlands, Glasgow

Act: The Twilight Sad Venue: Barrowlands,Glasgow Date: 2 March 2019 If you read my review of late last year, you would understand I am a big fan of The Twilight Sad. On Saturday 2 March they were playing a sold out show at The Barrowlands, Glasgow, only

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Into Music Reviews: She Drew The Gun /Man and The Echo – Mono, Glasgow

Act: She Drew the Gun / Man and The Echo Venue: Mono, Glasgow Date: 22 February 2019 There’s an orderly but excited queue snaking around the corner from Mono and out of Kings Court, on this mild February night; it’s an unusual sight to see at this

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Into Music Reviews: The Lemonheads at SWG3, Glasgow

Act: The Lemonheads Venue: SWG3,Galvanizers, Glasgow Date: 9th February 2019 “Everyone likes The Lemonheads, but I’ve never met anyone who would call them their favourite band!” This is the biggest Lemonheads fan I know, lamenting and musing, as we follow quite a crowd down the long, dark,

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Into Music Reviews: The Wakes at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut

Band: The Wakes Venue: King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut Date: 1 February 2019 In a fitting commemoration to the 100th anniversary of ‘Bloody Friday’, The Wakes took the stage at King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut and stoked the fires in the bellies of a new generation of

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Into Music Reviews: Steve Mason/Edgar Jones, at SWG3, Glasgow

Act: Edgar Jones/ Steve Mason Venue: SWG3, Glasgow Date: 31st January 2019 Edgar Jones has long been a cherished favourite of kindred musical souls, so when he took to the road with fellow adored musical magpie, Steve Mason, it felt to me an opportunity for both to

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Into Music Reviews: Self Esteem at Broadcast, Glasgow

Act: Self Esteem Venue: Broadcast, Glasgow Date: 26 November 2018 Red – the colour of passion and of anger; attention grabbing and upfront, it has to be worn with confidence and tonight Rebecca Taylor shows us how. One half of beloved indie duo Slow Club, Rebecca is

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Into Music Reviews: The Tea Street Band at King Tut’s, Glasgow

Act: The Tea Street Band Venue: King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow Date: 9 December 2018 The Tea Street Band are wrapping up their early winter road trip, promoting the recent LP release Frequency. The tour may have been in the closing stages by the time the

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