Live Reviews

Into Music Reviews: Therapy? at The Garage, Glasgow

Act: Therapy? Venue: Garage, Glasgow Date: 14 November 2018 There are few, if any, better albums released this year than Therapy?’s perfectly titled Cleave. An album whose razor sharp riffs really do cut to the bone. An astounding album that continues the mini revival this band have

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Into Music Reviews: Supersuckers at Audio, Glasgow

Act: Supersuckers Venue: Audio, Glasgow Date: 11 November 2018 You know a band are on a tight touring budget when they set up their own gear, do their own soundcheck and the drummer mans the merchandise stall. Sadly the harsh reality for a lot of bands these

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Into Music Reviews: Stone Foundation at Oran Mor, Glasgow

Act: Stone Foundation Venue: Oran Mor, Glasgow Date: 15 November 2018 Music is all about making connections and the links in the chain keep lengthening and strengthening for the ever-expanding congregation of Midlands-based soul band Stone Foundation. Guitarist and singer Neil Jones and bassist Neil Sheasby met,

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Into Music Reviews: Bill Ryder-Jones at Maryhill Central Hall

Act: Bill Ryder-Jones Venue: Maryhill Central Hall Date 22 September 2018 Music for Dreamers There’s an intimacy to Bill Ryder-Jones’ music, a sense of secrets being shared and tonight at Maryhill Central Hall a small but attentive crowd gather close to the curtained stage, underneath the ornate

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Into Music Reviews: Slayer || Lamb of God || Anthrax at SSE Hydro, Glasgow

Acts: Slayer || Lamb of God || Anthrax Venue: SSE Hydro, Glasgow Date: 12 November 2018 I should start this with full disclosure.  Despite my love of heavy metal and hard rock I’ve never delved into the darkest deepest recesses of thrash metal.  I’ve dabbled round the

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Into Music Reviews: We Were Promised Jetpacks at The Old Biscuit Factory, Edinburgh

Act: We Were Promised Jetpacks Venue: The Old Biscuit Factory, Edinburgh Date: 17 November 2018 In 1947, the Crawfords Biscuit factory was opened in Anderson Place, Edinburgh. It was a hive of industry for 10 years. Still in position to this day, it sits in a developed

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Into Music Reviews: Swimming Tapes at SWG3 Poetry Club, Glasgow

Act: Swimming Tapes + Yakima Venue: SWG3 Poetry Club Date: 16 November 2018 When the opportunity came up to experience the Swimming Tapes live, it really was an easy sell for me. After a number of EPs, the Band are on the road promoting some of their

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Into Music Reviews: St Paul and The Broken Bones + The Americans, Glasgow Barrowland

Acts: St Paul and The Broken Bones + The Americans Venue: Glasgow Barrowland Date: 16 November 2018 “The Americans are in the building!” and that ain’t just the audaciously named support band, that’s L.A. and Alabama’s musical past; the blues and rock legends who recorded in the

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Into Music Reviews: Hothouse Flowers at Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow

Hothouse Flowers: 6 November Queen Margaret Union, Glasgow This was something of a rescue job after my last experience of the Hothouse Flowers at Celtic Connections in 2013. The Fruitmarket show was a complete mess with Liam Ó Maonlaí, in particular, rambling incoherently and singing the same

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Into Music Reviews: MC50 at O2 Academy, Glasgow

MC50: 10 November, O2 Academy, Glasgow MC5’s Kick Out the Jams is an album every record collection should have. A seminal piece of proto-punk that set the blueprint for a 1,000 other bands that followed in its wake. Hard to believe it was recorded 50 years ago

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