This weeks gigs!
Wednesday MILK presents Archimedes Principle +Fantastic Man DJ Set // Flat 0 /1 // £4 Thursday Unsane + Big Business + Holy Mountain // Nice n Sleazy // £12 - a tad pricey but promises to be worth it. Jo Mango + Body Parts + Adam Stafford // Mono // £4 CHURCHES Debut Show // The Art School // £4 Saturday Meursault + Rob St John + Jill O’Sullivan + Jenny Reeve // Queen’s...
Whatever Gets You Through The Night.
“Whatever Gets You Through The Night is a compilation of stories happening across Scotland between the hours of midnight and 4am. From a heartfelt goodbye on the shore of Loch Lomond to an encounter in a late night Aberdeen taxi queue, we meet lost souls, party animals and dreamers, in a snapshot of an entire nation at its most vulnerable and revealing. Some of Scotland’s most distinctive...
Music of the live variety.
Our pick of this weeks gigs. Tuesday Whatever gets you through the night: Featuring words and music by Errors, Alan Bissett, Rachel Sermanni, Withered Hand, Annie Griffin, Meursault, David Greig, RM Hubbert, Wounded Knee, Alan Spence, Ricky Ross, Isabel Wright, Conquering Animal Sound, Emma Pollock, Kirstin Innes, Swimmer One, Bigg Taj, Stef Smith, Eugene Kelly, Talkingmakesnosense, David...
We usually write up our pick of gigs on sunday nights but it’s festival season you see and we are all getting mad wi’ it. So, for the tardiness we apologise, but we can only hope that the lack of gig post has impregnated you with anticipation for what is to follow.. Thursday Detour Presents: Midnight Lion + Vukovi + Honeyblood // The Art School Friday Fridge Magnets // Nice...
Bon Iver Releasing Seven-Song iTunes Session Next... →
unitedvirtuoso: Set includes highlights from the Wisconsin outfit’s sophomore full-length as well as a cover of Bjork’s ‘Who Is It’ On June 19, Bon Iver will release their first iTunes session, a special seven-song set that Justin Vernon and his nine-member touring outfit recorded last summer. (Source Spin)
Music of the live variety.
Our pick of what the coming week has to offer gig-wise. Tuesday The Low Anthem // Oran Mor // £15 Thursday State Broadcasters + Randolphs Leap + Jo Mango // The Captain’s Rest // £6 Two Wings + Eric Chenaux // Mono // Friday The Imagineers // King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut // £7 Saturday Malcom Middleton // King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut // £14 Sunday Kate Nash // King...
The Last Battle - Hope Is Gold →
Well, what a day today has been. The Olympic torch successfully passed through Glasgow without someone trying to steal in an attempt to sell it at the Barras. The (co-)host nation of the 2012 Euro’s successfully drew with the 2004 winners Greece. And the annual festival of muddy-shenanigans that is Rockness kicked off with a bang with the likes of Admiral Fallow and Mumford & Sons...
On Sundays we give you a wee preview of what’s coming up this week, on the live music front. So here it is: Monday Roddy Woomble £ 12// Oran Mor Wednesday Milk Birthday Party: Jocasta Sleeps + Drive by Argument + Theatre Fall. £7 // Flat 0/1 Cantaloupe + Forever Sound + Ancients £ FREE // Bar Bloc Saturday Let’s Buy Happiness £5 // The Captain’s Rest ...
Music of the live variety.
It is SUNday. Such an appropriate name. So once you’re done toasting yourself in the park, or if you’re desperately attempting to shelter your pasty skin from more death rays, check out some gigs on this week! Monday Glasgow Podcart & Detour Present: United Fruit + Alarm Bells // Stereo // £5 It promises to be loud. Blochestra // Bar Bloc // Free entry (but it’s...
This is without a doubt one of my favourite fridays in a long time and heres why. 1 - the weathers still bitching. 2 - the Eurovision is on which is my absolute guiltiest pleasure. 3 - this time in 7 days I’ll be heading to the Oran Mor in Glasgow for the Westend Fest and the student-run Electric Honey Showcase. To be more specific I’m going to see the awesome Woodenbox and the...
Radar Music Blog →
The Scotsman music blog, Radar, has been so kind as to add Sound of Scotland to their blog roll, make sure and check them out by clicking the title/link above - they really are on the front line of Scottish Music.
New Music Monday
Okay so it’s Tuesday, but come on, Monday brought with it the best bit of weather Scotland’s seen all year! So here it is, New Music Monday, on a Tuesday. Now if you’re a follower of our Twitter page (@Sound_Scotland) you’ll already know that I’ve been spoilt for choice this week as we’ve recently seen a lot of great new music coming from the likes of Jesus H...
GIGS. UPCOMING GIGS.
The weekend is over so we’ve written up some of the gigs that we’ll be at this coming week, purely to pull you out of that dark, post saturday night hole. AREN’T WE NICE. Whether you’re nursing a hangover or munching ready brek with your nan, you need to know what’s happening this week, live music-wise. Wednesday DIVORCE // HEY ENEMY - At Bar Bloc for FREE. ...
Obsessive Culture in Music..?
So, a few of us were in the office yesterday (that’s right, on a Sunday) and we had a thought - What the fuck is going on with the world?! Seriously, there is a tonne of really great music bloggs out there at the moment (shout out to Song By Toad, 17 Seconds, Ayetunes and Ten Tracks who are some of our favourites), and yes we are relatively new to the blog-o-sphere, but we like to think...
WTF is a Music Blog?!
What The French is a music blog?! Interesting name for a blog ‘aint it? Sarcasm is our favourite form of whit so get used to it! Anyways, Sound of Scotland is a promotions company. Basically, we spend our time finding and listening to kick-ass music from all over the country, and then tell you lads and ladies all about it (unless its shit then we don’t bother). Point is, if you...