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Yak – Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh – 25 Oct 2018

Yak are new to me but have been around a few years … evidenced by their energetic but very tight performance of their noisy songs. Lots of variety for a 3 piece among the big, big riffs. Impressive! 7/11 Attended … Continue reading

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We Are Not Devo – Hug & Pint, Glasgow – 12 Oct 2018

Wow! I love Devo, and being only a simple Spud Boy I wondered whether a tribute band could do justice to their wonderful quirky music and performance. I needn’t have worried. We Are Not Devo are tremendous. Not just musically … Continue reading

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The Postcards – Liquid Room, Edinburgh – 5 Oct 2018

Thanks to  Battle Of The Bands 2018  for a superb evening including my band The Postcards all in support of  Social Bite. Special thanks to talented deputy drummer  Theo Droop, also to all our lovely supporters and congratulations to all the … Continue reading

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The Postcards – Brig Below, Edinburgh – 15 Sept 2018

Thanks so much to the marvellous Romarzs for hosting my band The Postcards at the lovely Butterfly Trust event on Sat. Delighted how drummer Simon fitted in and sounded fantastic, with No Rehearsal! Thanks, and Bravo! Super fun with other … Continue reading

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Screaming Females – Mash House, Edinburgh – 4 Sept 2018

I first came across Screaming Females through their awesome cover of Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’ then discovered they have been around a while with a great catalogue of albums. Marissa is one special performer with a unique  and powerful … Continue reading

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Lightning Bolt – Broadcast, Glasgow – 24 Aug 2018

I love the massive noise and the whole sweaty, explosive experience of Lightning Bolt and was lucky enough to get a ticket for such a small venue that sold out in minutes! And I was brave or foolish enough to … Continue reading

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Jan & George Glen – Wee Pub, Edinburgh – 18 Aug 2018

This was probably the first proper gig that Jan & I had done together thanks to the Free Festival as part of Edinburgh Festival. And appropriately excited and nervous we were! But all went well with our 11 songs, and … Continue reading

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The Postcards – Brig Below, Edinburgh – 8 Aug 2018

Only our 2nd ever gig courtesy of Phil Ramsey and his Pressure Valve events. A really enjoyable occasion with 10 songs all captured on video! Live at Brig Below, Edinburgh – Wed 8 Aug 2018

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The Sensational David Bowie Tribute Band – Merchant’s Hall, Edinburgh – 2 Aug 2018

Having seen John and the band so many times I stopped writing reviews. But this special occasion at the magnificent Merchant’s Hall deserves one! Firstly, what a great venue, historic and grand architecture and artwork, cabaret tables, table service … … Continue reading

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Jan & George Glen – Café Voltaire, Edinburgh – 6 July 2018

Jan and I were honoured to play a short but sweet set at Karen’s work leaving do. Nice practice for us with our own PA and my new mixing desk. Great fun, especially closing with Karen’s Bowie favourite ‘Prettiest Star’ … Continue reading

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