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Into Music Reviews: Miles Kane at Glasgow Barrowland

Act: Miles Kane Venue: Barrowlands Date: 22 November 2018 After an intimate acoustic set in Fred Perry at Buchanan Galleries, the enigmatic indie rocker headed for Glasgow’s East End to perform to a sold-out audience at The Barrowlands. Already this year I have had the pleasure of

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Into Music: Mark E. Smith & Ed Blaney’s 40-minute Train journey

Prior to Mark E. Smith’s passing at the beginning of the year, The Fall’s notorious frontman approved and initiated this collaboration with long-term associate, Ed Blaney, and producer, Mike Bennett. This reworking of The Train is part of a deluxe double CD set, which features the vocals

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Into Music: The Zutons reform to play debut album in its entirety

After a break of almost nine years, it’s time to get that Zuton Fever back in your head, those indie blues revival rockers from Liverpool will be back on the road after a 10-year absence. The tour will coincide with the 15th anniversary of the release of

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Henry Priestman Supporting Healthy Minds with New Single

Henry Priestman is a brick in the wall of Liverpool’s musically legacy. Best known for his work with The Christians he has shared stages with most of the North-West of England’s elite. Johnny Marr, Ian McCulloch, Pete Wylie, Ian McNabb and Echo and The Bunnymen have all

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Into Music Reviews: Lauryn Hill at The SSE Hydro

Artist: Lauryn Hill Venue: SSE Hydro Date: 23rd November 2018 I recently read two 20th anniversary features on The Quietus. One was for ‘The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill’ and the other was ‘Enter The Wu Tang Clan (36 Chambers)’. It’s fair to say that only one of

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Into Music Reviews: Mogwai & The Twilight Sad at Leeds O2 Academy

Acts: Mogwai & The Twilight Sad Venue: O2 Academy, Leeds Date: 24 November 2018 The Twilight Sad Supporting Mogwai on their UK Tour is an act of their record label Rock Action Records. Beyond that they are friends. They say you should never mix business and pleasure

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Into Music Reviews: The Coral at EH6 Festival, Leith Theatre

Act: The Coral Venue: EH6 Festival, Leith Theatre Date: 23 November 2018 Festivals, festivals, festivals. They’re everywhere at the moment and a new one seems to pop up as often as the latest avante-garde hipster bar in Glasgow’s West End. In fact, last weekend you could easily

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Into Comedy Reviews: Kevin Bridges at Manchester Apollo

Artist: Kevin Bridges Venue: Manchester Apollo Date: 25 November 2018 Kevin Bridges has been in the public eye for over a decade now. His success doesn’t show any sign of waning and it’s easy to see why. I saw him at the last of five shows at Manchester Apollo

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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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