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On the Radar – No 255: Count Clockwork

Unafraid to fearlessly experiment, deck-spinning collective Count Clockwork have been making waves in far-flung places. Now they look set on causing a stir closer to home, writes Harris Brine Name: Count Clockwork From: Inverness Line-up: Louis W T Buick, Khalid Hussain, Kurtis McMillan, Yana Sarkisyan For fans of: Disclosure, Clouds, Dem Slackers, Pan Pot, Roman Nose, …

A beer lover’s guide to Glasgow

From the most well-stocked bars and shops to forward-thinking breweries, Harris Brine offers a hop-heavy guide to Glasgow for beer lovers. The West Brewery in the beautiful Templeton building on Glasgow Green – picture: TSPL] Bars Blackfriars With a penchant for live music and an evolving tap selection hand-picked from some of the best breweries available …

On the Radar – No 254: Gasp

Glasgow rapper Gasp has flown under the radar for a few years now. The quality of his new material suggests that might be about to change, writes Harris Brine Name: Gasp From: Glasgow Line-up: Brian Adams For fans of: Hector Bizerk, Loki, Akala, Jehst Label: Unsigned Website: gasp.bandcamp.com With output dating back five years, Glasgwegian …

On the Radar – No 253: Bdy_Prts

Two of Scotland’s leading female musicians join forces in the vowel-obliterating Bdy_Prts, and they’re worth every letter of recommendation, writes Harris Brine Name: Bdy_Prts From: Glasgow Line-up: Jill O’Sullivan and Jenny Reeve For fans of: Lykke Li, LORDE, Purity Ring, Elephant, CocoRosie Label: Unsigned Website: www.bdyprts.com Last year, two Filipino physicists knocked heads together and with …

Adam Stafford / Rick Redbeard / Alec Cheer – live review

Adam Stafford, Rick Redbeard and Alec Cheer performed at The Glad Cafe in Glasgow. Review by Harris Brine [Rick Redbeard] Ambient musings, scowling howls then loop-layered shrills? As bizarre a mixture it may be, Alex Cheer, Rick Redbeard and Adam Stafford sharing the same bill is not one of the strangest concoctions The Glad Cafe …

Gig Reviews Gigs March 19, 2014

Neighbourhood Guide: Southside, Glasgow

While the majority of Glasgow’s population are drawn to the city centre and the West End like dust to a hoover, there is a multitude of interesting places to try in the city’s Southside, many of which are often overlooked in favour of their more bustling counterparts. Trendy and traditional taverns, delicious diners, and acres …

On the Radar – No 252: Sothko

Few may be able to pick enigmatic Glasgow-based Sothko out in a crowd, but most will have no trouble in recognizing his potential, writes Harris Brine Name: Sothko From: Glasgow Line-up: Marc Johansen For fans of: Jaguar Ma, Thievery Corporation, Last Shadow Puppets, David Hockney, Jean Michel Basiquat Label: Unsigned Website: sothko.com With his identity …

WOW247 recommends: Nights out this weekend, 14 – 16 March

This weekend’s after-dark events sees things get (Eton) messy in Manchester, there’s Pan-Pot in London and Pandora’s box can be opened in Birmingham… [Pan-Pot – picture: Maxime Fort / Flickr / CC ] Eton Messy Spring Tour Antwerp Mansion, Manchester Fri 14 Mar, 10pm – 4am, £12; more info While the thought of spending a …

Music What's On March 13, 2014

Nick Mulvey – live review

Singer-songwriter Nick Mulvey performed at Edinburgh’s Electric Circus last week as part of his current tour. Review by Harris Brine Aside from Norwich, which arguably doesn’t fill anywhere to capacity unless it involves Alan Partridge turning on the Christmas lights, London singer Nick Mulvey’s tour completely sold out. Culminating with a headline slot at renowned …

Gig Reviews Gigs March 10, 2014

Live music and gig highlights for March: Wild Beasts, Eagulls, Interpol

With springtime finally upon us, March sees plenty of gigs popping up like flowers across the country. Harris Brine picks out some of the best… [Eagulls lead the guitar-rock charge this month] Eagulls The final shows of Eagulls‘ European tour will be well worth the later trip to the dentist to replace those lost tusks …

Gigs March 7, 2014

On the Radar – No 251: Lists

He may have only released one track, but Edinburgh-based Lists (Ali Milesi) has already sown the seeds of a promising future, writes Harris Brine Name: Lists From:  Edinburgh (via the Isle of Arran) Line-up: Ali Milesi For fans of: Bon Iver, Vancouver Sleep Clinic, Nick Mulvey, Josh Ritter, Elliot Smith Label: Unsigned Website: facebook.com/listsmusicuk Listen To: ‘Autumn’ In a …

WOW247 recommends: Nights out this weekend, 7 – 9 March

We present the cream of the crop of this weekend’s club nights, including Laidback Luke in a warehouse in Manchester, from Germany to Glasgow with DJ Koze and Waze & Odyssey in Leeds. [Laidback Luke – picture: Fitsum Belay / Flickr / CC] Audio Whore’s 3rd birthday weekender The Great Suffolk Street Warehouse, London Fri 7 Mar, 9pm …

Music What's On March 6, 2014

30 things to do for free in Glasgow

Like any city of its size, Glasgow has a vast range of things to see and do for free, from world-class galleries and museums to quirky historical sites, family attractions and parks (it is the ‘Dear Green Place’ after all). If you’re planning a day out that doesn’t drain your bank balance, here are 30 …

City Lists March 3, 2014
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