Last Night From Glasgow are DJs for Emme Woods and Mark W. Georgsson when they play King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut Summer Nights 2016 on Monday July 25th. You can buy tickets here.
I was a teenager in the mid-90s and my route into guitar music was the Britpop era. For some people it’s not that cool to say it now but I was totally sold on the swagger of Oasis, Blur, the Verve and most of the other Britpop bands of that time. Belle and Sebastian came on to[…]
It’s pretty difficult for me to choose one album over another – Stone Roses by Stone Roses, Technique by New Order, Forever Changes by Love, Pacific Ocean Blue by Dennis Wilson, Revolver by The Beatles, Bandwagonesque and Grand Prix by Teenage Fanclub are all albums I treasure and still get a lot out of. But[…]
Every now and again you come across an album that stops you dead in your tracks and demands that you sit and listen to it, for me one of the finest examples of this is German pianist Nils Frahm’s Felt. Recorded in his Berlin flat with bolts of felt laid across the piano wires to[…]
It was never going to be an easy album to make – the relationship between song writing partners Jeff Tweedy and Jay Bennett was at breaking point before they entered the Studio. Their label wanted something commercial they could pin some radio play onto and Jeff Tweedy himself was in an utterly debilitated state suffering[…]
“Hatful of Hollow” by The Smiths: where to begin? Probably not the best Smiths album, and certainly not their first, it is however my favourite. The first Smiths album, the eponymously titled (Pretentious? Moi?) “The Smiths” was released at the start of 1984, and “Hatful” at the tail end of the same year. Whilst their[…]