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King Krule releases a promising omen to upcoming album

‘Alone, Omen 3’ drops as a friendly reminder of King Krule’s album to come: Man Alive! Releasing a video along with the single, Archy Marshall tells NME: “I felt like I gotten out of a dark place, and I was on a high. I appreciated the depression… but also liked how I felt better in […]

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Local post-punks Cheap Teeth take on Sneaky’s

In aid of Independent Venue Week  On a characteristically baltic Saturday night in Edinburgh, people queue outside Sneaky Pete’s, waiting to be shoveled inside. It is a sold out show and Sneaky’s is unforgiving in space. The venue hugs the crowd and holds them together in its tight, sweaty grip. By the time it’s done […]

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Ghosts of Christmas past: what it’s really like to come home for Christmas

Is it the unchanged bedroom, the reminder of old high school friends, or the sudden switch in authority that makes going home for Christmas turn into an episode from ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ It all starts with the journey home. Living in the West Highlands this journey lasts somewhat of a lifetime. Instead […]

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Live review: Willie J Healey provides warmth on a cold Glasgow night

A relaxed atmosphere exists amongst the crowd in King Tuts on this Wednesday night, or perhaps the crowd has been subdued by the Glasgow rain. Willie J Healey has never played in King Tuts before, yet he arrives on stage with a cheeky all-knowing grin to the audience that automatically intrigues, and convinces us that […]

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Edinburgh voted best city in the UK for quality of life – but why?

Edinburgh is rather like the experience of visiting your Granny’s house. Firstly, a welcoming hug of traditional comfort. Her rather aged, but always ridiculously well-kept appearance impresses the regular visitor. You know your way around Granny’s house too easily, you know where she keeps the biscuits and the beautiful vintage clothes. It is a house that is […]

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Caribou ends five-year hiatus with new single ‘Home’

Caribou has ended his musical drought after five years with new single ‘Home’, and it couldn’t be more different to the simplistic and memorable tones that once enchanted us. Here, Caribou catches us off guard, as if someone’s suddenly blasted the radio on. ‘Home’ by Gloria Barnes is the central sample to this track, and […]