C.W. Stoneking
CCA Glasgow
Friday 24th June
SHOWS
May 2016
29ESG *Rescheduled to 11th December*CCA, Glasgow
Due to unfortunate circumstances this show has been rescheduled to 11th December. Tickets purchased still remain valid.

Since their inception, ESG has affected post-punk, no wave, dance-punk, hip-hop, and various styles of dance music such as house. They fell in with the late '70s and early '80s NYC no wave and post-punk scene, they had their music sampled countless times, and they became a playlist staple at '70s and early '80s dance clubs like the Paradise Garage and the Music Box.
ESG (Emerald, Sapphire and Gold) formed in 1978 in the South Bronx. The band originally consisted of the four Scroggins sisters – Deborah (bass, vocals), Marie (congas, vocals), Renee (vocals, guitar), and Valerie (drums); although line-up changes have happened many times since their formation, including bandmembers who were neighbors, daughters of original members, and even male band members.


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29Lisbon + Indigo Velvet + Rebel WesternsSneaky Pete's, Edinburgh
30Kino KiminoSneaky Pete's, Edinburgh
June 2016
1Bob Log IIIBroadcast, Glasgow
Should you never have had the joy of seeing Bob Log III play, let me attempt to describe it for you: picture a man in a shiny blue jumpsuit and a pilot's helmet wired to a telephone receiver, playing slide guitar with all the dirty, scuzzy joy in his heart. Add to that a kick drum and foot cymbal, the myth of a monkey paw in place of a right hand, and a setlist that includes songs named Boob Scotch, Bubble Strut and My Shit Is Perfect, and you'll begin to get the gist. It is loud and strange and electrifying, and how ecstatic it all sounds, that guitar glazed with a kind of sublime and honey-dipped happiness. (theguardian.com)


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3PFTP Presents Clouds and General LuddSneaky Pete's, Edinburgh
4Nadia ReidBroadcast, Glasgow
Pitchfork – Love is sold on the promise that it’s better than any solitary satisfaction, so you might as well bet everything on it, time and time again. On “Call the Days”, New Zealand songwriter Nadia Reid cuts to the heart of this deception: “I was happy on my own,” she sings in a plainspoken lilt. “I would call the days as they were known.” Yet there’s no trace of vengeance in her deep, capable voice, and the surface of her gorgeous song remains steady, as a raga-like drone anchors rolling acoustic guitar and languid cello. Instead, like Laura Marling or Joan Shelley, the self-assurance Reid had once cultivated acts as its own safe harbor, turning the event into a meditation rather than a rupture. For a new artist, her confident grace is all the more remarkable.


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4Firecracker Recordings 'Heal Yourself and Move' with Panoram (live)Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh
5Nadia ReidSneaky Pete's, Edinburgh
Pitchfork –
Love is sold on the promise that it’s better than any solitary satisfaction, so you might as well bet everything on it, time and time again. On “Call the Days”, New Zealand songwriter Nadia Reid cuts to the heart of this deception: “I was happy on my own,” she sings in a plainspoken lilt. “I would call the days as they were known.” Yet there’s no trace of vengeance in her deep, capable voice, and the surface of her gorgeous song remains steady, as a raga-like drone anchors rolling acoustic guitar and languid cello. Instead, like Laura Marling or Joan Shelley, the self-assurance Reid had once cultivated acts as its own safe harbor, turning the event into a meditation rather than a rupture. For a new artist, her confident grace is all the more remarkable.


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5Tav Falco & The Panther BurnsCCA, Glasgow
Like many of the musicians, scholars, carnies and flaneurs that inspired him, Tav Falco is a Southern provocateur grifting his audience with the ol’ song and dance act before shuffling out the back door with a wink and a nod. His historico-musico revue, The Unapproachable Panther Burns, originated in 1979 at the nadir of Memphis’ postmodern, post-Beale, post-Sun, post-Stax era, when the Mississippi River town had seemingly disappeared from the cultural map and shriveled into an obsolescent landmark. Only groups like the Dixie Flyers, Mud Boy and the Neutrons, Big Star and Panther Burns were intent to keep the fires burning with or without commercial success, and their contribution to experimental pop music, dirty rock ‘n roll and the blues revival have been incalculable.


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7James LegBroadcast, Glasgow
If James Leg’s record sounds uncannily like the guy who sings for the Black Diamond Heavies it’s because he’s John Wesley Myers of that same band. Solitary Pleasure dips into common musical paint pots (bluesy keyboards, greasy soul and raucous garage), mixes in a bit more pop and splatters the lot over a wide canvas. Leg’s guttural vocal is at the heart of this music and his trademark Fender Rhodes accompaniment isn’t going anywhere soon. These eight original songs are about messed-up or messy girls, blown dough and the rigours of coming down from the road.” – I-94 BAR


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8Big DealSneaky Pete's, Edinburgh
9CoastsG2, Glasgow
A spirited and hook-driven electro-indie rock outfit based in Bristol, England, Coasts formed in 2011 around the talents of Chris Caines (vocals), Liam Willford (guitar), James Gamage (bass), David Goulbourn (keyboards), and Been Street (drums), who met while attending university in Bath. The band issued a debut single 'Stay' in 2012, whch received praise from Welsh BBC broadcaster Huw Stephens. Their debut EP -- Paradise -- was releaese in early 2013. In 2015, Coasts issued their eponymous EP via Warner Bros., whle ther self-titled LP followed in early 2016.


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10Kindness (DJ Set) + LockahBroadcast, Glasgow

By turn mellow and electrifying, Kindness channels funk's rawness and the warmth of house music into what at first glance appears to be pop or R&B, but is actually much more fluid, done with a sweet sense of humour that manages to be knowing and naive at the same time.

Through his collaborations with Philippe Zdar, Trouble Funk, Dev Hynes, Kelela, M.anifest, Robyn, Jimmy Douglass & Solange he has established himself as one of the most exciting talents in popular music production.

As a DJ he's responsible for some of our favourite mixes from Beats In Space, Yours Truly and The Fader.


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11Kindness (DJ Set) at TEESH No.35Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh
12Night Music: Palmbomen IISneaky Pete's, Edinburgh
12SamarisBroadcast, Glasgow
Combining disparate elements of electronics (Þórður Kári Steinþórsson, aka ‘Doddi’), clarinet (Áslaug Rún Magnúsdóttir) and Jófríður Ákadóttir’s enchanting voice, Samaris mix glacial electronica and bold, percussive beats with haunting chant-like vocals - the lyrics culled from nineteenth century Icelandic poems. “You could say the words have been delicately sewn together and in a way they already have their song, their own melody when you read them” suggests Áslaug. The overall effect is simultaneously ancient and modern – an ethereal sound filled with dark spaces and alien atmosphere.


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14Trembling BellsSneaky Pete's, Edinburgh
14Royal Headache + The #1sBroadcast, Glasgow
Sydney’s Royal Headache burst into view back in 2011 upon the release of their self-titled album, an adrenaline shot of melodic energy and heart-on-sleeve romanticism that immediately lit up listeners home and away.

Their new album is called High and injects even more soul and passion into the breakneck formula that became synonymous with Royal Headache.


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15Wild NothingCCA, Glasgow
Jack Tatum, formerly of Jack and the Whale and Facepaint, began making his shimmery, synth-washed indie pop recordings under the name Wild Nothing in the summer of 2009. Emerging at a time when a handful of C-86-esque groups (e.g. Crystal Stilts, the Pains of Being Pure at Heart) were in vogue, Tatum's project garnered a bit of buzz with a synthy, glimmering cover of Kate Bush's "Cloudbusting." Captured Tracks picked up Wild Nothing soon after the project's first demos came out, and it wasn't long before Tatum recruited bassist Jeff Haley, guitarist Nathan Goodman, and drummer Max Brooks to round out the group's live sound. Wild Nothing's first single, Summer Holiday, was released on Captured Tracks before 2009 came to a close. The band's debut full-length, Gemini, was released in the spring of 2010 and garnered Wild Nothing all kinds of critical acclaim. After releasing a follow-up EP, Golden Haze, near the end of 2010, Captured Tracks reissued Gemini in February of 2011 with the addition of Tatum's cover of Kate Bush's "Cloudbusting." For his next record, Tatum worked with producer Nicolas Vernhes at his Rare Book Room Studios. The result was 2012's album Nocturne. Another stopgap EP arrived in 2013 in the form of the stylistically scattered Empty Estate EP. After a move to Los Angeles and some time spent rethinking his musical approach, Tatum and producer Thom Monahan began working on a new album. Recorded in Sweden (with contributions from Peter Bjorn and John drummer John Ericsson and marimba player TK of the Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra) and Los Angeles (with Medicine guitarist Brad Laner), Life of Pause's intricate arrangements and slick production marked a step forward artistically for Wild Nothing.


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16Parquet Courts + HousewivesLa Belle Angele, Edinburgh
Recorded over the course of a year against a backdrop of personal instability, Parquet Courts’ new record, Human Performance, massively expands the idea of what a Parquet Courts record can be. They’ve been one of the most critically acclaimed bands of the last 5 years; this is the record that backs all those words up.

“Every day it starts, anxiety,” began the first song on 2014’s Content Nausea. Those were essentially the song’s only lyrics, but Human Performance picks up where that thought left off, picking apart the anxieties of modern life: “The unavoidable noise of NYC that can be maddening, the kind of the impossible struggle against clutter, whether it’s physical or mental or social,” says singer, guitarist and Human Performance producer/mixer Austin Brown.

There has always been the emotional side of Parquet Courts, which has always had an important balance with the more discussed cerebral side, but Savage sees Human Performance as a redistribution of weight in that balance. “I began to question my humanity, and if it was always as sincere as I thought, or if it was a performance,” says Savage. “I felt like a sort of malfunctioning apparatus,” he says. “Like a machine programmed to be human showing signs of defect.

The sonic diversity, time, and existential effort that went into its creation makes Human Performance Parquet Courts’ most ambitious record to date. It’s a work of incredible creative vision born of seemingly insurmountable adversity. It is also their most accessible record yet.


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16Skating PollyBroadcast, Glasgow
17Orchids: Poisonous Relationship, Liam RenéSneaky Pete's, Edinburgh
18Wasabi Disco presents Violet (Lisbon)Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh
20Mercury Rev + Warhaus (feat. Maarten from Balthazar)The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen
From their beginnings as avant-pop pranksters to their evolution into purveyors of rootsy, magestic psych-pop, Marcury Rev weren't so much a band as a long, strange trip. Formed in Buffalom New York in the late '80s, the band orginally featured vocalist David Baker, vocalist/silver pickup guitarist Jonathan Donahue, guitar shaper/single-exhaust clarinetist Grasshopper (born Sean Mackowiak), rooster-tall bass flutist Suzanne Thorpe, bass explorer Dave Fridmann, and mojo stick drummer Jimy Chambers. The members of the sextet -- always rife with personality conflicts -- interacted with one and other infrequently, and their first recordings as a means of creating soundtracks for their experimental student films as well as for Howard Nelson's Lite-Brite and Marco Fogg's Sugardaddy Sea.



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20The Deslondes + TwainBroadcast, Glasgow
The Deslondes are a New Orleans-based band, whose raw, stripped-down sound springs to mind a country-meets-Southern-R&B hybrid rooted partly in the Texas singer/songwriter tradition, partly on the weathered floor of a Louisiana dance hall.

The group, comprised of Sam Doores (vocals/guitar), Riley Downing (vocals/guitar), Dan Cutler (vocals/stand-up bass), Cameron Snyder (vocals/percussion) and John James Tourville (pedal steel/fiddle), is a true democratic collective.


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21Sun Kil MoonSaint Lukes , Glasgow
Universal Themes is The 7th full length Sun Kil Moon Album, released in 2015. The album received some of Kozelek's best reviews including a 9 out of 10 in Uncut Magazine and an A- at Consequence Of Sound. In 2015 Mark also released a free EP entitled Down In The Willow Garden as well as a spoken word album entitled Dreams Of Childhood with Argentine actor Nicolas Pauls. Kozelek's music is also featured extensively in the latest Paulo Sorrentino film Youth.

Mark's next full length album is a collaboration with Justin Broadrick entitled Jesu/Sun Kil Moon which will be released in January 2016 on Kozelek's Caldo Verde label in the USA and Rough Trade in Europe.


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21Mercury Rev + Warhaus (feat. Maarten from Balthazar)La Belle Angele, Edinburgh
From their beginnings as avant-pop pranksters to their evolution into purveyors of rootsy, magestic psych-pop, Marcury Rev weren't so much a band as a long, strange trip. Formed in Buffalom New York in the late '80s, the band orginally featured vocalist David Baker, vocalist/silver pickup guitarist Jonathan Donahue, guitar shaper/single-exhaust clarinetist Grasshopper (born Sean Mackowiak), rooster-tall bass flutist Suzanne Thorpe, bass explorer Dave Fridmann, and mojo stick drummer Jimy Chambers. The members of the sextet -- always rife with personality conflicts -- interacted with one and other infrequently, and their first recordings as a means of creating soundtracks for their experimental student films as well as for Howard Nelson's Lite-Brite and Marco Fogg's Sugardaddy Sea.



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21Car Seat HeadrestBroadcast, Glasgow

Car Seat Headrest is the project of Seattle artist Will Toledo. With a vision that is both sweeping in scope and intimately personal, Car Seat Headrest embodies the DIY ethos at its best. The songs are often long and complex, but they are anchored in irresistible melodies and a piercing emotional directness. Dispersed across the globe, Car Seat Headrest has an intensely dedicated fanbase of several thousand internet denizens who deeply connect with Will's startlingly honest and unfiltered approach to writing and performing.


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22Ty Segall & The Muggers + AustmuteantsThe Art School, Glasgow
Ty Segall and The Muggers got strange on network television last night, didja see? That frighteningly fun and maniacal performance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert was yet another exemplary display of Emotional Mugging in live performance as only Ty Segall can deliver - with a face-full of paint and exquisite worm candy! Ty led the dudes thru a bombastic rendition of Emotional Mugger's sleazy single, “Candy Sam,” to the shocked-yet-delighted Late Show audience and televisions nationwide. Watch it below, and catch the band all over North America beginning next week before they head to Europe in the spring!


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24CW Stoneking + The Strange Blue DreamsCCA, Glasgow
”I ain’t from the past so it couldn’t possibly be from there. It ain’t bits of old music sticky-taped together, it’s all been made up fresh.” C.W. Stoneking, interviewed in 2011.

C.W. Stoneking fell in love with the blues when he was in his teens. Born in Katherine, in Australia’s remote Northern Territory, CW was the son of an American school teacher with a passion for music. He vividly remembers being eleven years old and stumbling across Living With The Blues, an early blues compilation, in his father’s collection: “When I first heard it I thought it was kinda funny music”, he told a Dutch interviewer a few years ago, “because it was so deconstructed and not really adhering to any rules that I’d been told music [should] fit into. And the more I listened to it, I just liked it more and more.”

Soon his curiosity led him to Son House, Robert Johnson, Skip James and Bukka White, gospel blues, Chicago blues, ragtime, Hokum blues, with each sub-genre revealing more amazing music. It seemed like there was an endless universe of blues to explore, one that was much more interesting to Stoneking than the mundane world of late ’80s pop that was all around him at the time.

Flash forward a few years and CW has taught himself the banjo and electric guitar, but his prized possession is a 1931 National Duolian dobro. This was same instrument that Blind Boy Fuller and other blues legends chose to play. “I liked it because it was loud,” Stoneking says, “When I first started playing old blues it wasn’t so easy to get a gig, and I spent a lot of time busking and things like that…I knew all the old blues guys who used to busk used them and it was for a good reason.”

Although he’s a brilliant musician he enjoys the lighter side of performing as well. He has a larger-than-life stage presence, beginning with his dapper outfit: tropical whites, a bowtie and slicked-back hair. He exhibits a sly diffidence in his between-song patter too, “I tell a lot of stories onstage,” Stoneking tells me, “and then I tend to ramble. I talk that sort of stuff just for my own entertainment.” His busking experiences taught him well: the first rule is to entertain, after that it’s plain sailing.

The blues is a living art form, albeit one that has been neglected by most contemporary musicians, and Stoneking has made it his mission to move the music forward whilst maintaining the authenticity that make this music so unique. Like a fruit tree sprouting new branches upon ancient root stock, CW writes and performs all his own songs, and he has now recorded three complete albums of wholly original material: King Hokum, Jungle Blues and, his latest, Gon’ Boogaloo. Each one is as different from the other as the diverse strands of the blues that inspire him.


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25DomicilesBroadcast, Glasgow
One eye looking to the West, another looking to the East and a third one gazing into another dimension. Domiciles sound is saturated in aural familiarity and unreservedly unique, retro, and futurist in equal measures; a universal representation of the concept of psychedelia that strikes you, consumes you and spits you back out.

Official video for latest single 'In Indra':
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cgmUwnnm_GU

Facebook Event:
https://www.facebook.com/events/228364090852794/


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26Destruction UnitBroadcast, Glasgow
For two years now, the psychedelic Destruction Unit has been keeping the world waiting for a new album. And it’s not because they’ve grown up or gotten soft, rather because they’ve been in the streets and in your backyards, pushing the freek agenda and imminentizing the alien-eschaton. They’ve been up and down and all around this globe, battling the greedy club owners, show promoters and control pigs to bring the new American heavy underground through your back door. Now here we are, with the psychedelic Unit’s second album for Sacred Bones, Negative Feedback Resistor.

In the spirit of solidarity with the other revolutionary communities of our sisters and brothers, the psychedelic Unit urges you to use this album’s energy, energy your speakers can hardly contain, for its intended purpose: to break the chains which you, at the dawn of your understanding, have fastened around your hands and feet. And to see to it that the thrones of every despot erected within you are destroyed. This is crazed-psychedelic-freek-noise guerrilla warfare and these are our streets. The pigs of the law can use their system to manipulate and censor our messages. The control creeps can keep their airwaves safe and comfortable. But none of them have been able to make us turn our voices or our guitar amps down. Destruction Unit sacrificed their ears to make this album as loud of a statement as possible. Will you lend them yours?


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26The Delta SaintsSneaky Pete's, Edinburgh
28Luke Winslow-KingBroadcast, Glasgow

Luke Winslow-King (born March 12th 1983) is a guitarist, singer, composer, and lyricist known for his slide guitar work, and interest in pre-war blues and traditional jazz. Winslow-King’s work consists of an eclectic mix, taking in delta-folk music, classical composition, ragtime, and rock and roll; juxtaposing original songs with those from a bygone era.

Whether solo, or with a band, Winslow-King offers an original sound that is both rustic and elegant. He delivers energetic and dynamic performances, with his burgundy voice and versatile guitar playing.


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July 2016
1Felix Hot Chip DJSneaky Pete's, Edinburgh
13The Low AnthemBroadcast, Glasgow
The Low Anthem return from an extraordinary five-year journey with EYELAND, an unprecedented collection of multi-dimensional future folk crafted with uncommon vision and emotional depth. The Providence, RI-based band’s fifth full-length recording, EYELAND began as a “vague and rather abstract” short story by co-founder/singer/guitarist Ben Knox Miller, based around the “sonic mythology of a moth’s dreams.” The tall tale became real life as The Low Anthem immersed themselves in the creation of their own Eyeland Studios, developing Providence’s once obsolete Columbus Theatre into an innovative and in-demand recording space and live concert venue. EYELAND proves a prism of the album’s inner themes, refracting Miller and co-founding drummer/multi-instrumentalist Jeff Prystowsky’s sonic escapades into a full-blown Möbius strip of music and meaning. The Low Anthem’s lofty aspirations and creative capriciousness resonate throughout songs like “The Pepsi Moon” and “Behind The Airport Mirror,” their elegiac arrangements and lyrical frankness marked by shimmering ambience and a hauntingly defiant tension. Psychedelic in the truest sense of that overused word, EYELAND is a perspective-shifting musical experience at once elliptical and intangible yet still precise and powerfully personal.

** Tickets go on sale Wednesday 11th May at 9am **


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15VodunBroadcast, Glasgow
VŌDŪN are a heavy, weird & soulful tribe from London - A raw and powerful slice of voodoo fuelled turbo-metal riffage not to be missed.

Featuring two members of one of London’s finest underground bands, Invasion, who disbanded in 2011, Vodun have taken the basic blueprint of that band, added a huge West African voodoo influence and ramped up the intensity across the board. Oya (vocals) and Ogun (drums) found a kindred spirit in The Marassa (guitar) and emerged as a more technically accomplished, musically aggressive and energetic band.

They are lucky to have at their disposal an awesome drummer, amazing guitarist and a truly brilliant vocalist in Chantal Brown as Oya (ex ‘Do Me Bad Things’ front woman) – a new kind of power. They rock like no one else and are also a mesmerising live experience.




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16Seth Faergolzia's MultibirdBroadcast, Glasgow
The freak-folk group will be performing a full and varied cross-section of the peerless oddball music that has delighted and baffled audiences, collaborators, and critics alike for over 2 decades. Faergolzia will continue to shake musical conventions, making moments honest and organic in their exploration of possibility.


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17The Velvet Overground feat members of Miracle Glass Company, William Douglas & The Wheel, Alfonzo, The Wellgreen, The Holy Ghosts, The Last Battle and MayHeGoSneaky Pete's, Edinburgh
August 2016
2ImarhanBroadcast, Glasgow
The band’s debut album is intent on dismantling the ideas western listeners have about popularized Tuareg music. This new wave of Tuareg musicians sound very different to the desert distortion that accompanies groups like Mdou Moctar or Group Inerane. Instead, it finds a calm and passionate soul, provides sumptuous slow burners, and a complexity of composition that hasn’t been demonstrated by previous music exported from the Saharan people’s musical repertoire.

Even if the band has a direct DNA link to trail blazers Tinariwen - (Eyadou Ag Leche of Tinawiren is a cousin of frontman Sadam, and guided their evolution and produced and co-wrote several songs on this album), their poetry and flow has a more integrally urban base than the ancestral tamashek poetry and traditional rhythms of their elders, Tinariwen. Instead they offer something much more fresh and intricate; there is a lot of sensitivity and space in these jams, a lot of room for your mind to ponder and drift.

This intimacy of Imarhan’s sound is no coincidence. In the language of the Kel Tamashek people ‘Imarhan’ means ‘the ones I care about’ - Iyad Moussa Ben Abderahmane aka Sadam, Tahar Khaldi, Hicham Bouhasse, Haiballah Akhamouk and Abdelkader Ourzig all grew up near each other in Tamanrasset, Southern Algeria, in a Tuareg community of Northern Malian descent. The giant divide between their spiritual home and physical home is heard in their tracks: the funkier groove of Western Africa, the emptier, subtle tones of Saharan Traditional folk music and the fire and romance of Algerian Rai music. No other Tuareg release to date has had such a variance of rhythms, tempo and feeling.

Imarhan’s record is a heads-up to anyone who thought Tuareg music as just one thing: it’s an invitation to closer listening and also an album that will stay fresh for a long time and influence those from the Sahara and beyond.
Jimmy 'Trash' Alexander


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13The Oh HellosCCA, Glasgow


*Tickets on sale Friday 20th May at 10am*

Dear Wormwood, the latest album from beloved brother and sister act The Oh Hellos, is out now. It was recorded, piece by piece, in the house where Maggie and Tyler live in San Marcos, TX, and much like The Oh Hellos' live performance, the album presents two alternating faces: at times delicate, intimate, affectionate; and at others, soaring and towering and joyfully explosive. Their influences range from Fleet Foxes and Sufjan Stevens to The Middle East and the Muppets, bending and blending styles and genres into a unique mixture of eclectic folk rock.

Since forming, The Oh Hellos has earned a rightful reputation as a very special live act. The siblings are joined on stage by an often-epic ensemble—a rotating roster of pickers and players numbering as many as 13 at any given time.

The Oh Hellos are Maggie and Tyler Heath from Southern Texas. The two began making music together in 2011 with a song written for their mom’s birthday, followed later that year by their self-titled, self-produced, independently released EP. The 4-track recording featured the hit song “Hello My Old Heart” which received national airplay in the US and currently has over nine million streams on Spotify.

www.theohhellos.com/
www.facebook.com/theohhellos/
https://www.facebook.com/okkervilriver/

THE OH HELLOS (Live) – ‘Exeunt’
https://youtu.be/6nllogf68FE



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22Daniel NorgrenBroadcast, Glasgow
Sweden’s Daniel Norgren from has been a bit of a hidden treasure since his 2006 debut album, Kerosene Dreams, but has since then released five LPs and and an EP, and performed in sold-out clubs and concert halls throughout the whole of Europe. Norgren has also toured alongside The Tallest Man On Earth and played impressive festival shows at Roskilde, End Of The Road, Into The Great Wide Open, and Le Guess Who?, as well as sold out performances at Paradiso Noord & TivoliVredenburg’s Pandora.

Norgren’s latest record, The Green Stone, (2015) takes the already converted down new, obscure paths, and if you haven’t heard about Daniel Norgren already—now is the time.


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23Kevin MorbyBroadcast, Glasgow
Kevin Morby is an American musician, singer and songwriter. Formerly known as the bassist of Woods and the frontman of The Babies, he began a solo career in 2013 releasing his debut album Harlem River with positive reviews. His second album Still Life was released the following year. A third album titled Singing Saw was released in 2016.


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26Electric Fields Festival: Primal Scream, The Charlatans, Everything Everything, Wild Beasts, The Twilight Sad, Steve Mason & many moreDrumlanrig Castle,
September 2016
1The JayhawksThe Art School, Glasgow
The Jayhawks are an American alternative country and country rock band that emerged from the Twin Cities music scene during the mid-1980s. They have made music in 4 different decades and are as vital now as they were in 1985. They definitely have earned their reputation as a true American treasure.


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3Sticky FingersO2 ABC, Glasgow
6Animal CollectiveO2 ABC, Glasgow
14+ show (under 16's with an adult)




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7Sunflower BeanBroadcast, Glasgow
"New York is still home to bands as varied as Sunflower Bean, whose music suggests what might have happened if psychedelia had emerged after punk and the Police rather than before" - Jon Pareles of The New York Times

In their first year, Sunflower Bean has made waves coast to coast. Julia Cumming (vox/bass), Nick Kivlen (vox/guitar), and Jacob Faber (drums), draw from a wealth of rugged lo-fi sounds, adapting the heroic charisma of VU psychedelia and Black Sabbath’s dark rock to fit their own generation’s drowsy ethos.


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10 The Wedding Present – “Going, Going...” Audio-Visual TourThe Art School, Glasgow
The Wedding Present will be releasing their widely anticipated ninth studio album on 2nd September 2016. 'Going, Going' will be a collection of twenty 'linked' tracks, each accompanied by a beautiful film.

Following it's release, the band will play five specially selected small venues across the UK in which they will perform 'Going, Going' in it's entirety, in front of a screen on to which the films will be projected.

This intimate concert will be seated.


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15Peter Hook & The Light perform SubstanceBarrowland Ballroom, Glasgow
PETER HOOK & THE LIGHT ANNOUNCE DEBUT CONCERTS OF NEW 2016 TOUR PERFORMING 'SUBSTANCE - JOY DIVISION & NEW ORDER'.

Peter Hook & The Light have announced plans to perform both of Joy Division & New Order's 'Substance' records live & in their entireties together for the first time ever.

The debut shows will take place in Glasgow Barrowlands.


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18Junius MeyvantBroadcast, Glasgow
Júníus Meyvant is the artist name of Vestmann Islands born singer-songwriter Unnar Gísli Sigurmundsson. As a young boy he was an eccentric to a small degree and he only loved two things, skateboarding and painting. Every now and then he asked the Muses if he should learn to play an instrument but his wild and free behavior terminated his dreams as he was quickly suspended out of music school. All through his teens he rambled on without even considering becoming a musician or even playing any instrument.

In his early twenties Unnar stumbled upon a beat up guitar at his parents’ house and started noodling around. By playing the guitar he managed to tame his inner beast and his sense for songs and melodies burst like rockets. The uncontrollable urge for writing music and constant flow of ideas kept him tossing and turning every night and day forever and a day. For a while he filtered his ideas through a band that didn’t live up to his creative requirements so he decided to undertake his alter ego Júníus Meyvant.

The sound of Júníus Meyvant is a rich and afflicted take on freaky folk pop with a familiar and soulful feel. The feeling you get from listening to Júníus equally as comfortable as resting under a thick wool blanket with a hot cup of cocoa in or even when one settles with an exotic beverage on a hot sandy beach far and away.


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25PSYCH SUNDAY II with Cavern of Anti-MatterBroadcast, Glasgow
PSYCH SUNDAY II with Cavern of Anti-Matter & more acts TBA.


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27Colleen Green & Cassie RamoneBroadcast, Glasgow


This latest collection of songs follows a newly 30-year-old Green as she carefully navigates a minefield of emotion. Her firm belief in true love is challenged by the inner turmoil caused by entering modern adulthood, but that doesn’t mean that her faith is defeated. With a nod to her heroes, sentimental SoCal punks The Descendents, Green too wonders what it will be like when she gets old. Throughout songs such as “Some People,” “Deeper Than Love,” and the illustrative title track, the listener has no choice but to feel the sympathetic growing pains of revelatory maturation and the anxieties that come along with it.

Sonically the album is a major change for the LA-based songwriter, who has come to be known for her homemade recordings and merchandise. Her past offerings have been purely Green; testaments to her self-sufficiency and, perhaps, trepidation. This time, she’s got a little help from her friends: the full band heard here includes JEFF the Brotherhood’s Jake Orrall and Diarrhea Planet’s Casey Weissbuch, who collaborated with Green over ten days at Sputnik Sound in Nashville, TN.

I Want to Grow Up is an experience, not unlike life: questioning, learning, taking risks. And in true CG fashion, a quote from a beloved 90s film seems the perfect summation: ”Understanding is reached only after confrontation.”

"TV" Official Video - https://youtu.be/O2VUAi-sIYM


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30The KillsO2 ABC, Glasgow
Tickets now on sale via See Tickets, pclpresents.com, Tickets Scotland, Ripping Records and the O2 ABC Box Office.

"The Kills have unveiled the second music video from their highly anticipated fifth album, Ash & Ice. “Heart Of A Dog” premiered on the Coachella festival live stream immediately before the band’s blistering energetic performance on Friday evening. The video was directed by Sophie Muller who has worked with the band in the past (“U.R.A Fever,” “Cheap and Cheerful,” “Last Days of Magic” and “Satellite”). Ash & Ice will be released on June 3rd through Domino.

The band adds: We are very very especially pleased to release our new music video for “Heart of A Dog!” It was shot all day and into the night in Los Angeles by our dear friend, the tremendous talent, Sophie Muller. We love this video. Muscle cars and backflips. Palms trees and cacti. Dogs and dice. Neon and sunshine. We hope you love it as much as we do. VROOM VROOM. Love, The Kills. "


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October 2016
2Beth OrtonSaint Lukes , Glasgow
* Tickets go on sale Friday 27th May at 10AM*

Beth Orton has been one of the most unique and beguiling voices in music for the past two decades. Her debut LP - Trailer Park - pioneered a synthesis of electronic and acoustic songs to huge acclaim. The follow up - Central Reservation - brought international success and the Brit Award for best British female. Further albums like the Jim O’Rourke produced Comfort of Strangers and 2012’s Sugaring Seasondeepened the breadth of her craft (Sugaring Season was described by Pitchfork as "ten songs of sweet resilience delivered by a voice of seemingly effortless expression”). Kidsticks is Beth’s sixth album.




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5White DenimO2 ABC, Glasgow
Frantic and freewheeling indie rock combo White Denim hail from Austin, Texas, where bandmates Josh Block (drums), Steve Terebecki (bass), and James Petralli (guitars, vocals) first set up shop in 2005. All three members were veterans of the Austin scene; Block and Petralli had previously played together in the alt-rock band Parque Torche, while Terebecki was a member of Peach Train. Drawing from a number of punk and garage rock influences, the group fashioned a hard-hitting sound with crunchy guitar riffs and frantic energy. Let's Talk About It, a 7" EP, marked the band's studio debut in 2007. After releasing another EP in 2008, the group retooled many of its older songs for Explosion, White Denim's first full-length release. The band had amassed a sizable audience in the U.K. by this point, prompting the sophomore album Fits to hit British shores several months before its American release in October 2009. The following year, the group expanded its lineup to include second guitarist Austin Jenkins, and shortly afterwards self-released Last Day of Summer as a way for the bandmembers to clear out song ideas they'd been bouncing around for the past four years. In 2011, White Denim released their fourth full-length album, D, on Downtown Records. The following year they fleshed out their sound with fourth member Austin Jenkins (guitar) and embarked on a tour with Wilco. After some late-night conversations, Wilco frontman Jeff Tweedy agreed to lend a hand in the production of their fifth full-length release, Corsicana Lemonade, which was released in late 2013. The band quickly followed up with The Pretty Green EP in 2014. In 2015, Josh Block and Austin Jenkins left the lineup, and James Petralli and Steve Terebecki recruited two new members to take their places, guitarist Jonathan Horne and drummer Jeffrey Olson. The new edition of White Denim went into the studio with producer Ethan Johns and returned with their sixth full-length album, Stiff, released in March 2016.


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6GUNBuskers, Dundee
GUN have announced a headline UK tour taking place in October. This will be their first full tour reunited with original Guitarist Alex Dickson. The band recently announced Alex was returning, playing his comeback show at Glasgow’s Stag & Dagger Festival, which the Scottish Sun called “Effortless class”, while the Sunday Mail called the show “breath-taking” and “a real highlight”.

The October headline tour is preceded by some summer dates including Camden Rocks in London and Party at the Palace in August. GUN’s Jools Gizzi says: “Alex was an integral part of the band during the 'Gallus' era and featured on GUN's biggest hit 'Word Up', which appeared on the 'Swagger' album. His phenomenal guitar playing always made a massive impact at live shows and we really can't wait for you all to see him play live again. We've been working away in the studio, writing for the next GUN album. We can't wait for the fans to hear the new material.”


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7GUNLa Belle Angele, Edinburgh
GUN have announced a headline UK tour taking place in October. This will be their first full tour reunited with original Guitarist Alex Dickson. The band recently announced Alex was returning, playing his comeback show at Glasgow’s Stag & Dagger Festival, which the Scottish Sun called “Effortless class”, while the Sunday Mail called the show “breath-taking” and “a real highlight”.

The October headline tour is preceded by some summer dates including Camden Rocks in London and Party at the Palace in August. GUN’s Jools Gizzi says: “Alex was an integral part of the band during the 'Gallus' era and featured on GUN's biggest hit 'Word Up', which appeared on the 'Swagger' album. His phenomenal guitar playing always made a massive impact at live shows and we really can't wait for you all to see him play live again. We've been working away in the studio, writing for the next GUN album. We can't wait for the fans to hear the new material.”


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8GUNThe Lemon Tree, Aberdeen
GUN have announced a headline UK tour taking place in October. This will be their first full tour reunited with original Guitarist Alex Dickson. The band recently announced Alex was returning, playing his comeback show at Glasgow’s Stag & Dagger Festival, which the Scottish Sun called “Effortless class”, while the Sunday Mail called the show “breath-taking” and “a real highlight”.

The October headline tour is preceded by some summer dates including Camden Rocks in London and Party at the Palace in August. GUN’s Jools Gizzi says: “Alex was an integral part of the band during the 'Gallus' era and featured on GUN's biggest hit 'Word Up', which appeared on the 'Swagger' album. His phenomenal guitar playing always made a massive impact at live shows and we really can't wait for you all to see him play live again. We've been working away in the studio, writing for the next GUN album. We can't wait for the fans to hear the new material.”


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16PolicaSWG3, Glasgow
‘United Crushers’ (March 4, Mom + Pop / Memphis Industries) is POLIÇA’s third full length release and most remarkable album to date. The band, which includes Channy Leaneagh, dual drummers, Drew Christopherson and Ben Ivascu and Chris Beirden on bass with producer Ryan Olson at the helm, collectively wrote the album in Minneapolis in the winter of 2015 during their first true break from two years of touring. They recorded it at the renowned Sonic Ranch Studios in El Paso, TX, nestled just a few short miles from the US/Mexico border. The new album builds on POLIÇA’s signature synthesizer and percussion-heavy sound with more complex arrangements and a bigger, crisper hi fi punch due to the new approach they took to writing and recording together, all in the same
room. There's a tighter groove to these songs and a more vulnerable quality to them, especially in Leaneagh's singing. Her incredible vocal range is on display throughout, beautifully raw and less electronically affected than on previous recordings.


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16Billy TalentO2 ABC, Glasgow
Since the release of their self-titled debut album in 2003, Billy Talent have cemented themselves as a generation-defining rock band. Journeying from native Ontario, Canada to UK stages, the band supports their newest album 'Afraid of Heights'.

Tickets on sale Friday 20th May at 9AM.

Billy Talent has partnered with Plus 1 so that £1 from every ticket goes to support War Child http://www.warchild.org/ and F.U.M.S. http://turningangerintohope.com/


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20KhruangbinBroadcast, Glasgow
21YAKBroadcast, Glasgow
Earlier this month Yak released their debut album ‘Alas Salvation’, produced by Pulp’s Steve Mackey, to a slew of glowing reviews. Having earned a reputation as one of the UK’s most thrilling live bands, the London-based trio have now announced their biggest headline shows to date for October.

>>>Q - “Rarely short of breathtaking” - 4/5
>>>NME - “A nuclear debut” - 4/5
>>>GQ - “A shot of pure psychedelic rock’n’roll"
>>>Shortlist - “A 40-minute aural assault - in the best possible way"

Please note that this is a 14+ gig and any under 16's MUST be accompanied by an adult.

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29Ezra Furman & The Boy FriendsThe Liquidroom, Edinburgh
Ezra Furman is a guy you want to know all about. That's why when the Internet was recently invented (ca. 2008?) Ezra snapped into action and began his two-year preparation of his blog. On this blog he will include every single thought that crosses his mind, all the songs he likes, all the bands he likes, all the songs he makes up, and everything he writes including poems prose and grunts.

Basically it's just about music and poems. Probably just music actually.


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November 2016
5WhitneyCCA, Glasgow
*On sale on Thursday, 26 May 2016 at 10AM*

Whitney make casually melancholic music that combines the wounded drawl of Townes Van Zandt, the rambunctious energy of Jim Ford, the stoned affability of Bobby Charles, the American otherworldliness of The Band, and the slack groove of early Pavement. Their debut, Light Upon the Lake, is due in June on Secretly Canadian, and it marks the culmination of a short, but incredibly intense, creative period for the band. To say that Whitney is more than the sum of its parts would be a criminal understatement. Formed from the core of guitarist Max Kakacek and singing drummer Julien Ehrlich, the band itself is something bigger, something visionary, something neither of them could have accomplished alone.

Classic and modern at the same time, they revel in concrete details, evocative turns of phrase, and thorny emotions that don't have exact names. These ten songs on Light Upon the Lake sound like they could have been written at any time in the last fifty years. Ehrlich and Kakacek emerge as imaginative and insightful songwriting partners, impressive in their scope and restraint as they mold classic rock lyricism into new and personal shapes without sound revivalist or retro. “I'm searching for those golden
days,” sings Ehrlich, with a subtle ripple of something that sounds like hope, on the track “Golden Days”. It's a song that defines Whitney as a band. “There's a lot of true feeling behind these songs,” says Ehrlich. “We wanted them to have a part of our personalities in them. We wanted the songs to have soul.” - Stephen Duesner




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11Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats practically explodes with deep, primal and ecstatic soulfulness. This stunning work isn’t just soul stirring, it’s also soul baring, and the combination is absolutely devastating to behold. You don’t just listen to this record—you experience it. So it’s entirely fitting that the self-titled album will bear the iconic logo of Stax Records, because at certain moments Rateliff seems to be channeling soul greats like Otis Redding and Sam & Dave. But as this gifted multi-instrumentalist honors the legacy of the legendary Memphis label, he’s also setting out into audacious new territory.


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12Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats Barrowland Ballroom, Glasgow
Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats practically explodes with deep, primal and ecstatic soulfulness. This stunning work isn’t just soul stirring, it’s also soul baring, and the combination is absolutely devastating to behold. You don’t just listen to this record—you experience it. So it’s entirely fitting that the self-titled album will bear the iconic logo of Stax Records, because at certain moments Rateliff seems to be channeling soul greats like Otis Redding and Sam & Dave. But as this gifted multi-instrumentalist honors the legacy of the legendary Memphis label, he’s also setting out into audacious new territory.


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13Okkervil RiverStereo, Glasgow
Okkervil River have announced new album 'Away' and share new song 'Okkervil River R.I.P'. We are delighted to announce that Will Sheff & co. will play at Glasgow Stereo Cafe Bar on Sunday 13th November. Listen to the new track below now.



Some words from Will Sheff on the new album:
The new Okkervil River album is called Away. I didn’t plan to make it and initially wasn’t sure if it was going to be an Okkervil River album or if I’d ever put it out. I wrote the songs during a confusing time of transition in my personal and professional life and recorded them quickly with a brand new group of musicians. I got together the best New York players I could think of, people whose playing and personalities I was fans of and who came more out of a jazz or avant garde background, and we cut the songs live in one or two takes – trying to keep things as natural and immediate as possible – over three days in a studio on Long Island that hosts the Neve 8068 console which recorded Steely Dan’s Aja and John Lennon’s Double Fantasy. Iasked Marissa Nadler to sing on it and got the composer Nathan Thatcher to write some beautiful orchestral arrangements, we recorded them with the classical ensemble yMusic and then I mixed the record with Jonathan Wilson out in Los Angeles.


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17Dinosaur Jr.O2 ABC, Glasgow
*Tickets on sale Friday 27th May at 9am*

Dinosaur Jr. - Give a Glimpse of What Yer Not

Let's face facts -- in 2016 it is remarkable that there's a new Dinosaur Jr. album to go ape over. After all, the original line-up of the band (J Mascis, Lou Barlow & Murph) only recorded three full albums during their initial run in the 1980s. Everyone was gob-smacked when they reunited in 2005. Even more so when they opted to stay together, as they have for 11 years now. And with the release of Give a Glimpse, this trio has released more albums in the 21st Century than they did in the 20th. It's enough to make a man take a long, thoughtful slug of maple-flavored bourbon and count some lucky stars.

With all the insanity that is stalking the Earth in 2016, it's nice to have something to rely on. Who'd've dared to think it'd be Dinosaur Jr.?




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25Scott MatthewsThe Lemon Tree, Aberdeen
Scott Matthews, born 15th Jan 1976 in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK, was raised in a very musical family. His father was a drummer and introduced Scott to such iconic artists as Marc Bolan, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan.

Upon acquiring his first guitar at the tender age of seven, It didn't take long before Scott realised that music was his true calling in life. Scott's diverse musical taste would later lead to experimentations with funk, soul and indie rock, with various local bands, before finally deciding to embark on a career as a solo artist.

In 2003 Scott played his first ever solo show, and was spotted by a local dj, who would eventually become Scott’s manager. By 2004 Scott had signed a recording contract with independent label San Remo Records, the label that would release Scott's 2006 ground-breaking album "Passing Stranger".

Passing Stranger contained an eclectic mix of styles and feaured the world renowned tabla player, Sukvinder Singh Namdari, who had played alongside such artists as Ry Cooder and Ravi Shankar and it wasn't long before Scott was getting national airplay from the likes of Janice Long, Mark Radcliffe and Bob Harris on BBC Radio 2.

Scott's first single "Elusive" was released in September 2006. The single received much airplay from BBC Radio DJs Jo Whiley, Dermot O'Leary, and Zane Lowe. Lowe played "Elusive" once each night as his chosen Single of the Week. Matthews also visited the station to perform "Elusive" and other songs from the album in May and August 2006.

In May 2007, "Elusive" won the Ivor Novello Award for "Best Song Musically and Lyrically".

The extensive media attention lead to a licensing deal with Universal Island Records, who were the releasing label for Scott's 2nd album "Elsewhere", which was released in May 2009 to critical acclaim.

Scott has not only embarked on a number of sell-out headline tours, but has also been fortunate enough to tour with some of the world's most respected artists, including, Foo Fighters, Snow Patrol, Rufus Wainwright,Tori Amos and Robert Plant.

Scott is about to release a live album, recorded at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London and is also currently recording his 3rd album, entitled "What the Night Delivers". Both of which will be released on the San Remo label.


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26The Complete Stone Roses + Definitely Oasis + The TrendBarrowland Ballroom, Glasgow
The Complete Stone Roses are now one of the UK’s most well-known, most seen and most successful tribute bands. Selling out venues across the UK and Ireland regularly, they have helped to carry on the music of one of the UK’s most influential bands - the Stone Roses who played a pivotal role in the history of the UK’s indie music scene. Famous hits like Fools Gold, I Am The Resurrection and I Wanna Be Adored are as recognisable now as were the heyday of Madchester and the Hacienda, the cultural icons from which the original band were born.
The Completes, as they are affectionately referenced to by their fans, play to acclaim both from fans themselves, the press, and even original Stone Roses band members. Former Stone Roses bass player Mani, (now currently the bassist for Scottish band Primal Scream) has not only just appeared as a warm up DJ for the band on the odd occassion but has also played onstage with them as their guest bassist playing She Bangs The Drums on more than a few times when he was touring about with the band. Mani says “they do our songs real justice. At times, they play even better than we did. (Mani has toured, and performed on stage with 3 full different line ups of the band through the last 10 years)


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26Scott MatthewsBroadcast, Glasgow
Scott Matthews, born 15th Jan 1976 in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK, was raised in a very musical family. His father was a drummer and introduced Scott to such iconic artists as Marc Bolan, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan.

Upon acquiring his first guitar at the tender age of seven, It didn't take long before Scott realised that music was his true calling in life. Scott's diverse musical taste would later lead to experimentations with funk, soul and indie rock, with various local bands, before finally deciding to embark on a career as a solo artist.

In 2003 Scott played his first ever solo show, and was spotted by a local dj, who would eventually become Scott’s manager. By 2004 Scott had signed a recording contract with independent label San Remo Records, the label that would release Scott's 2006 ground-breaking album "Passing Stranger".

Passing Stranger contained an eclectic mix of styles and feaured the world renowned tabla player, Sukvinder Singh Namdari, who had played alongside such artists as Ry Cooder and Ravi Shankar and it wasn't long before Scott was getting national airplay from the likes of Janice Long, Mark Radcliffe and Bob Harris on BBC Radio 2.

Scott's first single "Elusive" was released in September 2006. The single received much airplay from BBC Radio DJs Jo Whiley, Dermot O'Leary, and Zane Lowe. Lowe played "Elusive" once each night as his chosen Single of the Week. Matthews also visited the station to perform "Elusive" and other songs from the album in May and August 2006.

In May 2007, "Elusive" won the Ivor Novello Award for "Best Song Musically and Lyrically".

The extensive media attention lead to a licensing deal with Universal Island Records, who were the releasing label for Scott's 2nd album "Elsewhere", which was released in May 2009 to critical acclaim.

Scott has not only embarked on a number of sell-out headline tours, but has also been fortunate enough to tour with some of the world's most respected artists, including, Foo Fighters, Snow Patrol, Rufus Wainwright,Tori Amos and Robert Plant.

Scott is about to release a live album, recorded at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London and is also currently recording his 3rd album, entitled "What the Night Delivers". Both of which will be released on the San Remo label.


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27Scott MatthewsElectric Circus, Edinburgh
Scott Matthews, born 15th Jan 1976 in Wolverhampton, West Midlands, UK, was raised in a very musical family. His father was a drummer and introduced Scott to such iconic artists as Marc Bolan, The Beatles, Led Zeppelin, Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan.

Upon acquiring his first guitar at the tender age of seven, It didn't take long before Scott realised that music was his true calling in life. Scott's diverse musical taste would later lead to experimentations with funk, soul and indie rock, with various local bands, before finally deciding to embark on a career as a solo artist.

In 2003 Scott played his first ever solo show, and was spotted by a local dj, who would eventually become Scott’s manager. By 2004 Scott had signed a recording contract with independent label San Remo Records, the label that would release Scott's 2006 ground-breaking album "Passing Stranger".

Passing Stranger contained an eclectic mix of styles and feaured the world renowned tabla player, Sukvinder Singh Namdari, who had played alongside such artists as Ry Cooder and Ravi Shankar and it wasn't long before Scott was getting national airplay from the likes of Janice Long, Mark Radcliffe and Bob Harris on BBC Radio 2.

Scott's first single "Elusive" was released in September 2006. The single received much airplay from BBC Radio DJs Jo Whiley, Dermot O'Leary, and Zane Lowe. Lowe played "Elusive" once each night as his chosen Single of the Week. Matthews also visited the station to perform "Elusive" and other songs from the album in May and August 2006.

In May 2007, "Elusive" won the Ivor Novello Award for "Best Song Musically and Lyrically".

The extensive media attention lead to a licensing deal with Universal Island Records, who were the releasing label for Scott's 2nd album "Elsewhere", which was released in May 2009 to critical acclaim.

Scott has not only embarked on a number of sell-out headline tours, but has also been fortunate enough to tour with some of the world's most respected artists, including, Foo Fighters, Snow Patrol, Rufus Wainwright,Tori Amos and Robert Plant.

Scott is about to release a live album, recorded at Shepherd's Bush Empire, London and is also currently recording his 3rd album, entitled "What the Night Delivers". Both of which will be released on the San Remo label.


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30The Wedding PresentThe Tunnels, Aberdeen
On September 2nd The Wedding Present will be releasing their widely anticipated ninth studio album. But [in oh, so typical, Wedding Present style] it will not be merely an album! Oh no... ‘Going, Going…’ will be a collection of twenty 'linked' tracks, each with a beautiful accompanying film.




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December 2016
1The Wedding PresentLa Belle Angele, Edinburgh
On September 2nd The Wedding Present will be releasing their widely anticipated ninth studio album. But [in oh, so typical, Wedding Present style] it will not be merely an album! Oh no... ‘Going, Going…’ will be a collection of twenty 'linked' tracks, each with a beautiful accompanying film.




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6The Julie RuinCCA, Glasgow
* Tickets on sale Wednesday 25th May *

Kathleen Hanna first used The Julie Ruin moniker for her incredible 1997 lo-fi album of the same name (Julie Ruin, a solo LP released then via Kill Rock Stars. In 2010, with her post-Bikini Kill band Le Tigre on pause, she began assembling The Julie Ruin's new lineup.

The band includes bassist Kathi Wilcox (of Bikini Kill), keyboardist Kenny Mellman (of Kiki & Herb), drummer Carmine Covelli, and guitarist Sara Landeau (who Hanna met through Girls Rock Camp).

Their new album 'Hit Reset' will be released on July 8 on Hardly Art. Listen to the first single to be taken from the album below.





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10The FratellisBarrowland Ballroom, Glasgow
The Fratellis celebrate Costello Music’s 10th anniversary, and will play it in full for the first time on tour across the UK in November and December 2016, stopping at The Barrowlands on Saturday 10th December. Tickets on sale now!




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11ESGCCA, Glasgow
Due to unfortunate circumstances this show has been rescheduled to 11th December. Tickets purchased still remain valid.

Since their inception, ESG has affected post-punk, no wave, dance-punk, hip-hop, and various styles of dance music such as house. They fell in with the late '70s and early '80s NYC no wave and post-punk scene, they had their music sampled countless times, and they became a playlist staple at '70s and early '80s dance clubs like the Paradise Garage and the Music Box.
ESG (Emerald, Sapphire and Gold) formed in 1978 in the South Bronx. The band originally consisted of the four Scroggins sisters – Deborah (bass, vocals), Marie (congas, vocals), Renee (vocals, guitar), and Valerie (drums); although line-up changes have happened many times since their formation, including bandmembers who were neighbors, daughters of original members, and even male band members.


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28The Complete Stone RosesThe Lemon Tree, Aberdeen
The Complete Stone Roses are now one of the UK’s most well-known, most seen and most successful tribute bands. Selling out venues across the UK and Ireland regularly, they have helped to carry on the music of one of the UK’s most influential bands - the Stone Roses who played a pivotal role in the history of the UK’s indie music scene. Famous hits like Fools Gold, I Am The Resurrection and I Wanna Be Adored are as recognisable now as were the heyday of Madchester and the Hacienda, the cultural icons from which the original band were born.
The Completes, as they are affectionately referenced to by their fans, play to acclaim both from fans themselves, the press, and even original Stone Roses band members. Former Stone Roses bass player Mani, (now currently the bassist for Scottish band Primal Scream) has not only just appeared as a warm up DJ for the band on the odd occassion but has also played onstage with them as their guest bassist playing She Bangs The Drums on more than a few times when he was touring about with the band. Mani says “they do our songs real justice. At times, they play even better than we did. (Mani has toured, and performed on stage with 3 full different line ups of the band through the last 10 years)


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29The Complete Stone RosesBuskers, Dundee
The Complete Stone Roses are now one of the UK’s most well-known, most seen and most successful tribute bands. Selling out venues across the UK and Ireland regularly, they have helped to carry on the music of one of the UK’s most influential bands - the Stone Roses who played a pivotal role in the history of the UK’s indie music scene. Famous hits like Fools Gold, I Am The Resurrection and I Wanna Be Adored are as recognisable now as were the heyday of Madchester and the Hacienda, the cultural icons from which the original band were born.
The Completes, as they are affectionately referenced to by their fans, play to acclaim both from fans themselves, the press, and even original Stone Roses band members. Former Stone Roses bass player Mani, (now currently the bassist for Scottish band Primal Scream) has not only just appeared as a warm up DJ for the band on the odd occassion but has also played onstage with them as their guest bassist playing She Bangs The Drums on more than a few times when he was touring about with the band. Mani says “they do our songs real justice. At times, they play even better than we did. (Mani has toured, and performed on stage with 3 full different line ups of the band through the last 10 years)


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30The Complete Stone RosesLa Belle Angele, Edinburgh
The Complete Stone Roses are now one of the UK’s most well-known, most seen and most successful tribute bands. Selling out venues across the UK and Ireland regularly, they have helped to carry on the music of one of the UK’s most influential bands - the Stone Roses who played a pivotal role in the history of the UK’s indie music scene. Famous hits like Fools Gold, I Am The Resurrection and I Wanna Be Adored are as recognisable now as were the heyday of Madchester and the Hacienda, the cultural icons from which the original band were born.
The Completes, as they are affectionately referenced to by their fans, play to acclaim both from fans themselves, the press, and even original Stone Roses band members. Former Stone Roses bass player Mani, (now currently the bassist for Scottish band Primal Scream) has not only just appeared as a warm up DJ for the band on the odd occassion but has also played onstage with them as their guest bassist playing She Bangs The Drums on more than a few times when he was touring about with the band. Mani says “they do our songs real justice. At times, they play even better than we did. (Mani has toured, and performed on stage with 3 full different line ups of the band through the last 10 years)


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