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CHVRCHES – O2 Academy, Edinburgh – 14 March 2022

Their latest album ‘Screen Violence’ was my favourite of 2021 and I just couldn’t wait to see them again live and even better than at The Hydro in those distant pre-covid days. Their latest songs have a more indie guitar … Continue reading

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show – King’s Theatre, Edinburgh – 23 Feb 2022

Karen is such a Rocky Horror fan forever … we had to go to this new production and were not disappointed! A brilliant interpretation with super acting, singing, dancing, sets and spot on live band … what more could you … Continue reading

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Dry Cleaning – Summerhall, Edinburgh – 18 Feb 2022

I love Dry Cleaning so much and it’s tragic that it took over 2 years to see them again after my first time at Sneaky Pete’s just before the pandemic. That night I was already a fan and knew all … Continue reading

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The Chameleons – Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh – 11 Feb 2022

A late suggestion from Andy to go see The Chameleons who I knew nothing about, so I thought why not, and was really glad I tagged along. First up The Membranes who I did remember a bit from the early … Continue reading

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Arooj Aftab – Mackintosh Church, Glasgow – 6 Feb 2022

I had a ticket for another show in Edinburgh this Sunday night so went to Liverpool on Saturday to see Arooj … but the Edinburgh gig was cancelled, so I jumped at the chance to experience such an amazing artist … Continue reading

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Arooj Aftab – Leaf, Liverpool – 5 Feb 2022

I stumbled across the wonderful music of Arooj via my favourite source of new music, KEXP, see the video below. I was mesmerised and blown away, so I had to catch her UK tour. Originally from Pakistan, but long based … Continue reading

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Trip to Liverpool – 5 Feb 2022

To Liverpool to see Arooj Aftab. Andy advised me of some ‘must sees’ but No.1 was the famous Cavern Club and saw the real Complete Beatles who were brilliant for ones so very young. Really enjoyed the city and my … Continue reading

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Hanley & The Baird – Voodoo Rooms, Edinburgh – 4 Feb 2022

What a great night with such a happy and enthusiastic packed crowd. We all really enjoyed our night at the Voodoo Rooms ballroom in a real celebration atmosphere … the band’s first full on gig for over 2 years! Many … Continue reading

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The Big Light (feat. Mhairi Glen) – Medicine

Happy New Year all. So proud of my daughter Mhairi and her lovely singing on this, her version of Medicine by Daughter, to music and video by me with Jan. Just released into a more optimistic 2022! xG

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The Postcards – Whistlebinkies, Edinburgh – 12 Dec 2021

Thanks to all at Whistlebinkies and a lovely enthusiastic audience last night. Back there on Wed 29th Dec. Don’t think any other band plays these songs or quite like us. But then again … we’re not like other bands! Special … Continue reading

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