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My 2018 Music Review

2018 has been a momentous year in so many ways, but for me musically … off the scale! So happy and lucky with my own music making exploits: joining and gigging with a great band The Postcards; gigging with my … Continue reading

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The Postcards – The Old Hairdresser’s, Glasgow – 8 Dec 2018

  Thanks to so many of our friends and new fans who came to see my band The Postcards in our first full sized headlining gig at the marvellous Old Hairdresser’s. We have put a lot of work in this … Continue reading

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The Cardigans – Academy, Glasgow – 4 Dec 2018

I loved The Cardigans from their first album and only when they decided to tour again did it cross my mind that I never saw them first time round … time to rectify that! Met Andy there and I said … Continue reading

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Bernie Torme – Bannerman’s, Edinburgh – 25 Nov 2018

Not someone I had ever heard of until Andy said he was a favourite of his from Bernie’s time in Gillan … a long time ago. When I spotted he was playing Bannerman’s on his farewell tour, we just had … Continue reading

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Your Reptilian Masters – Banshee Labyrinth, Edinburgh – 24 Nov 2018

2 gigs in 2 nights at Andy’s instigation, this one to see the band of a friend of his, Mikey, singer and bassist of Your Reptilian Masters. A bit of a pot luck, on spec night with 3 bands I … Continue reading

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Johnny Marr – Barrowlands, Glasgow – 15 Nov 2018

The Smiths being my favourite band ever obviously makes Johnny Marr my no.1 fave guitar hero. His music has always meant so much to me but the first time I saw him with his own band I was not really … Continue reading

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Half Formed Things – La Belle Angele – 10 Nov 2018

I look forward to everything that the wonderful Half Formed Things do. They have been very sparing and selective with their appearances so there’s been lots of forward looking since that impressive last time at The Mash House. And a … Continue reading

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TC&I – Arts Centre, Swindon – 30 Oct 2018

I booked a trip to London to see Jennie Abrahamson, then found out that Colin Moulding and Terry Chambers of XTC had organised a run of performances as ‘TC&I’ the same week. A detour to Swindon the next day was … Continue reading

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Jennie Abrahamson – Rich Mix, London – 29 Oct 2018

I could not miss the enchanting Jennie on this, the only UK date of her ‘Reverseries Solo’ tour. She is so multi-talented. A wonderful singer, musician, songwriter, arranger, producer .. and I had seen her twice quite recently with a … Continue reading

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Dirty Harry – PJ Molloy’s, Dunfermline – 27 Oct 2018

Having heard for ages that Blondie tribute band Dirty Harry were very good I planned to see them sometime, but when I found out my friend Simon played the Clem Burke drums for them, it had to be asap, so … Continue reading

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