Saturday, 21 January 2012

Saturday Stuff

That's a puppy. Winking. At you.

Now we have that out of the way here's some news and stuff:

Scottish Fiction Round Up

We're Only Here For The Banter - Bottle Of Evil
Single/EP Review - Michael Cassidy - Michael Cassidy
SOPA/Blackout Protest
Beats And Eats - Blue Sky Archives
Scottish Fiction Podcast - 16th February 2012
New Logo
Scottish Fiction Birthday Radio Show


Another week, another band getting signed.  Overlook Records seem to be hogging them, as they have snapped up Ayr quartet Bellow Bellow.  To celebrate they are giving a whole heap of stuff away for free.

Jamie Crossan has written a good wee article for the NME regarding the proposed BBC cuts to the Introducing shows.  Read it here.

RM Hubbert was on Subcity radio on Friday playing song live songs.  Have a listen.

Frightened Rabbit played a gig on Thursday night at Cabaret Voltaire.  There was some slight issues.  Here's what the band had to say about it.

The Save BBC Introducing In Scotland campaign was debated in the Scottish Parliament.  Watch the video here.

That man RM Hubbert again, and he is going back out on tour with Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat.  Check out the dates here.

SXSW is soon.  Scotland has a good history at this festive, and so far 8 bands are lined up to travel over.  Read a bit more about it here.


LAID takes place at Bloc on Wednesday 25 January.  Playing are Trapped In Kansas and Poor Things.  Doors are at 9pm and it's FREE

Celtic Connections has kicked off.  Here's some stuff next week I'd recommend:
Tuesday 24th January - 7:30 - Brel - Chemikal Underground Presents: - £5
(Rumour has it that the personnel is Malcolm Middleton, FOUND and Rick Redbeard!)
Wednesday 25th January - 7:30 - Brel - Louis Abbot & Guests - £5
Thursday 26th January - 7:30 - ABC - King Creosote & Jon Hopkins - £15
Friday 27th January - 7:30 - ABC - Admiral Fallow, FOUND, Eagleowl - £12.50
Sunday 29th January - 7:30 - Brel - Remember Remember - £10
Tickets can be bought at the link above.

RM Hubbert with support from Tattie Toes play for Hubby's Thirteen Lost & Found album launch on Friday 27th January in Stereo.  Doors are 7:30, tickets are £7 and available here.


New video/song from Jonathan Snee.  Check it out it's called Passing.

Lonley Boy has a new video also.  Have a look here.

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