SAY Award

SAY Award now taking nominations for best Scottish album

The Scottish Album of the Year Award is now open for 2014/2015 nominations. Once all the nominees have been received and reviewed, The SAY Award Longlist of 20 albums will be announced in April.  This is then  reduced to a shortlist of ten (nine of which are selected by an independent panel of judges with the tenth being decided by public vote). The… Read more →

The Great Escape Festival – Announces its first 150 artists

The Great Escape festival have just announced the first 150 bands/artists to play at the Brighton based event on 14th-16th May 2015. My favourite artists so far are Twerps, The Thurston Moore Band, Soak, Saint Motel and Django Django.   1987 / 36? / ACOLLECTIVE / ADAM FRENCH / ADMIRAL FALLOW / AK/DK / ALABAMA SHAKES / ALL TVVINS / ALO WALA… Read more →

Sufjan stevens

End of the Road Festival 2015 – First acts announced

End of the Road have announced their first confirmed artists for this year’s festival which takes place 4-6th September in North Dorset. The line-up includes Sufjan Stevens, The War on Drugs, Django Django and Future Islands. Sufjan Stevens is undoubtedly the most exciting artist confirmed so far, making his UK festival debut. Stevens releases his seventh studio album Carrie & Lowell, on 31st… Read more →

Primavera Sound 2015

Primavera Sound 2015 Lineup

Fuck yes, The Replacements. Hello again Shellac. To mark their 15th anniversary Primavera Sound Festival have announced a sweet as line-up.  The festival takes place 28-30 May 2015. Tickets on sale  now.  The Strokes, The Replacements, Black Keys, Belle and Sebastian, Ride, Sleater-Kinney, Patti Smith (performing Horses), Run the Jewels, Foxygen, Interpol, The Julie Ruin, James Blake, Panda Bear, The New Pornographers, Death From… Read more →