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Honeyblood debut new album ‘Babes Never Die’ @ Electric Circus 6th October

Glasgow duo, Honeyblood brought their distinct brand of lo-fi noise pop to Edinburgh last week in the final gig of their pre-sophomore release tour. No strangers to the more intimate venues such as Electric Circus, but this is a band destined for larger stages. The racket they make is barely contained in the packed out […]

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Fickle Friends come alive at Electric Circus

Fickle Friends hail from the sunny seaside town of Brighton and this is evident in the summery aesthetic of the scintillating synth pop they supply. This was the band’s first ever performance in Scotland, let alone Edinburgh, and they went home encouraged by the warm responsiveness of the crowd to their infectious sound. Granted, the […]

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Ivan Ave & Mndsgn, Live at Electric Circus

Ivan Ave & Mndsgn play an experimental hip-hop set at Electric Circus as part of their European tour. The two support acts are both home-grown talents from Edinburgh: Cracked Hands give a cut-up, eerie, electronic ambience with vocals somewhere between Björk and Grimes, while Haptics (Jack Elliot) muses about how he has always wanted to […]

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Glass Animals @ Electric Circus

Since the release of their album in June last year, Glass Animals have slowly but surely penetrated the alternative consciousness. Their devoted following have proven themselves up and down the country during their recent sell-out tour and Electric Circus was no exception. In less than a year, the band have gone from BBC Introducing’s secret […]

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Nine years on, there’s still no stopping The Subways

It is remarkable that after a whole decade they haven’t become stale or reserved by any margin. They kicked off their set with ‘Oh Yeah’ off of their first hit album Young For Eternity, which was met by gleeful yells from the entire audience.