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Portugal. The Man

Posted by Amy Park on August 19, 2014 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)

Check out the band, Portugal. The Man.  Their music is a funky blend of groove tunes, soul music and a bit of everything else throw in for good measure.  Their album, In the Mountain, in the cloud has been the soundtrack to my summer, laid back, chilled, but with a dollop of upbeat to dance to should you wish.  They have a new album out just now called, Evil Friends. Be sure to check them out.  Find them on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/portugaltheman/timeline" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http:// https://www.facebook.com/portugaltheman/timeline


Deathcats

Posted by Amy Park on July 5, 2014 at 2:25 PM Comments comments (0)

Have a listen to Glasgow based band Deathcats. Check them out on Facebook where you can listen to their new album 'All Hail Deathcats'. Catchy tunes, distorted vocals and layered throughout with fuzz. Love the dirty fuzz box, used by some of my favourite bands of the minute like Paws. Check out thier tunes off the new album, especially, Solid, DREAMZ, Danny Dyer, Saturday Night Golden Retriever and Troll Toll.  Saturday Night Golden Retriever was released as a single and video and is a fun, reverb fuelled piece of hardcore. 


Tenement Trail 2014 Glasgow

Posted by Amy Park on July 5, 2014 at 2:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Anyone free on October 4th should head up to Glasgow for the Tenemant Trail where loads of local bands will be playing various venues. Line up includes, Model Aeroplanes, Deathcats, Hector Bizerk, Friends in America and many more. There are 4 venues and it should be an awesome event! It's Tenement TV's multi venue festival and tickets for the day cost just £10.


Tanlines

Posted by Amy Park on June 24, 2014 at 10:15 PM Comments comments (0)

I've been listening to "All of Me" by Tanlines for the past few days now. It's on my Indie Love Affair playlist on Spotify and it reminds me of something but I can't quite place it. Can anybody help me out with it, please? It's a catchy tune and I'll probably be listening to it for a while yet. Check them out on Facebook. https://www.facebook.com/tanlinestheband?fref=ts" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://https://www.facebook.com/tanlinestheband?fref=ts.

Check out the song 'All of Me' on BandPage. 

http://youtu.be/jjkCBQUAyxY.

Bands at the Baird

Posted by Amy Park on June 13, 2014 at 5:45 PM Comments comments (1)

Hansel Village are having a fun day on Friday the 20th of June that will start off with Games on the Green during the day and will be fun for all the family. I will be taking part in the giant football game.  At night the main event  will be Bands at the Baird from 5 - 9pm. The bands that will be playing include, Scott Nicol and the Limitless Sky, Rough Cut and Jai McDowall.  

 

 

"Hansel Fundraising"

 

"Join us at Hansel for great night of live music at 'Bands at the Baird' on Friday 20th June. With a fantastic line up including Rough Cut,

, Debbie & Andy, Hugh Clinton and BGT winner 2011 Jai McDowall, it's sure to be a great night!"

 

"Come along to our brand new Baird Centre from 5pm-9pm to join in the fun!"

https://www.facebook.com/HanselFundraising?fref=ts" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://https://www.facebook.com/HanselFundraising?fref=ts


Check out Scott Nicol and the Limitless Sky on Facebook.  

https://www.facebook.com/pages/Scott-Nicol-and-the-Limitless-Sky/142844649114256" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://https://www.facebook.com/pages/Scott-Nicol-and-the-Limitless-Sky/142844649114256


This should be an awesome event and is definitely a worthy cause so if you are in the area next Friday at any point during the day and night be sure to stop by and see what it' all about. 

New Album Release

Posted by Amy Park on May 19, 2014 at 1:05 PM Comments comments (0)

The Black Keys have released a new album callled, "Turn Blue", it's available on CD,vinyl and digital download.  Check them out on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/TheBlackKeys?fref=ts" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://https://www.facebook.com/TheBlackKeys?fref=ts.


Check out these new bands

Posted by Amy Park on May 14, 2014 at 7:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Ok, so here is just a couple of the bands I have came accross in the past few days, all of them well woth a listen.  First up it's Glasgow band, Hello Creepy Spider with their debut single, "I don't wanna die ina fire".  This is one to get you up and bouncing about at a gig.  Check out the video live from Glasgow last November - go to the Video section at the top of the blog to check it out. 


Also check out another Glasgow band, Prides and you can watch their video of the single, "Messiah" in my video section.




Model Aeroplanes

Posted by Amy Park on May 14, 2014 at 6:40 PM Comments comments (0)

Check out local Scottish band, Model Aeroplanes. They are a mix of indie and pop and remind me a little of Two Door Cinema Club with a touch of The Kooks wrapped in a Scottish accentsand are set to be the band of the summer.  They have already enjoyed radio play on BBC Radio Scotland's Introducing show.  Check out their singles Electricity and Crazy.  Go to Videos to check out their single Crazy. 

Paws

Posted by Amy Park on May 9, 2014 at 4:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Bigging up the local Scottish music scene again with a new album from Glasgow band PAWS called Youth Culture Forever.  A line from the cartoon Adventure Time when Finn yells "Youth Culture Forever" after being told he was too young to know what he was doing (sidenote: I freaking love Adventure Time!). Youth Culture Forever is much beefier and louder than their last album Cokefloat which in my opinion is a brilliant ablum.  Songs definitley worth a listen are, 'Erruer Humaine', 'Great Bear' and 'War Cry'.  Check them out on Facebook and listen to their entire first album Cokefloat and follow the links below.

https://www.facebook.com/wehavepaws" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">http://https://www.facebook.com/wehavepaws


Glass Animals

Posted by Amy Park on May 9, 2014 at 3:50 PM Comments comments (0)

Check out the band Glass Animals - a four piece from Oxford.  Have a listen to their latest single - Pools which is a breezy electro pop number.  I can imagine listening to this on a warm sunny day lazing at the beach.  Follow the link below to stream the single. 

 http://www.dazeddigital.com/music/article/19609/1/stream-the-new-single-from-glass-animals