Tag: Edinburgh

Young Fathers – ‘Cocoa Sugar’ (album review)

Young Fathers – ‘Cocoa Sugar’ (album review)

In their decade together as Young Fathers, Alloysious Massaquoi, Kayus Bankole, and Graham Hastings have incrementally established themselves as one of music’s most innovative forces. They are beyond categorization and refuse to be pigeonholed. Trip hop, pop, hip pop, electronica, darkwave, rock, and even krautrock, Afrobeat, and gospel, the Edinburgh-based trio have combined these genres into their alternative experimentalism. So […]

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The Phantoms cast long “Shadows” on their new single

The Phantoms cast long “Shadows” on their new single

For half a decade, The Phantoms have been blowing the roof off every sort of venue across Scotland. From Edinburgh to Inverness, Glasgow to Aberdeen, they’ve developed a reputation as one of the country’s most frenetic and best live performers. The home of the single malt, however, may no longer be able to call The Phantoms their own for long. […]

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American Wrestlers – “Goodbye Terrible Youth”

American Wrestlers – “Goodbye Terrible Youth”

“It’s funny though because I just did like my third ‘Introducing’ spot for a magazine. I’m still ‘Introducing.’” – Gary McClure, frontman and mastermind of American Wrestlers to Noisey. When American Wrestlers’ first singles were quietly released in late 2014 and early 2015, a trickle in the crowded indie-rock pond was witnessed. The person behind the project remained anonymous, as […]

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Hugh Kelly – “Give Me All Your Love”

Hugh Kelly – “Give Me All Your Love”

The UK’s blue-eyed, soul scene has been in resurgence recently, thanks to artists like Adele, Sam Smith and Joss Stone. But wouldn’t you like to hear a voice with a more lived-in quality? Hugh Kelly leaps out of the speakers with a tone that growls with the gravitas of life experience, reminiscent of Leonard Cohen or the late Joe Cocker. […]

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Man of Moon – “The Road”

Man of Moon – “The Road”

  Like the end of a summer rain, Edinburgh, Scotland duo Man of Moon have crafted a refreshing new single with “The Road”. The psychedelic, indie rocker is meticulous in that it gradually builds for nearly three minutes before reaching its rousing climax. It’s anthemic, it’s rapturous, it’s fist-pumping good. While “The Road” will put Man of Moon on the […]

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Young Fathers – “White Men Are Black Men Too”

Young Fathers – “White Men Are Black Men Too”

Last year, Edinburgh’s Young Fathers surprised people with their Mercury Prize victory, beating out the likes of FKA Twigs, Royal Blood, Anna Calvi, and Damon Albarn. It was surprising mostly because their masterful Dead went under the radar with so many critics within the print and online media and blogosphere. However, a few places, including ourselves, acknowledged the album as one of the […]

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Video: The Phantoms – Wasting Time

Video: The Phantoms – Wasting Time

Edinburgh, Scotland based rock band The Phantoms are sharing the video for their single, “Wasting Time” which will be out on March 9th.  This is a great track, influenced by bands like Kasabian and the Arctic Monkeys. The video is what all videos should be, a band playing their instruments in an atmosphere that fits the song perfectly. Check the video […]

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Mundo Musique Interview: Wading Unchartered Waters with Young Fathers

Mundo Musique Interview: Wading Unchartered Waters with Young Fathers

Every few years, a new band or artist arrives that changes the way music is heard and made. Radiohead, Massive Attack, TV on the Radio, Arcade Fire, The Black Keys – all considered among the most influential bands of the last two decades due to their innovative spirit and pioneering ways. Edinburgh, Scotland trio, Young Fathers, are likewise trailblazing new […]

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