Thursday, December 11 2014
Like emo's first wave, today's revival has taken issue with the category itself. But concerns over labels shouldn't get in the way of appreciating the connections between the subgenre's up-and-comers and legacy acts that reconvened like Y2K never happened.
Tuesday, January 26 2010
Slipped Discs continues with Norwegian electro pop, lots of Scottish pop goodness, two rock institutions, a Soviet born chanteuse and many more. All records that missed our top 60 list last year.
Sunday, October 12 2014
How many times can you challenge your audience to join you at the top of the room before these big moves become big tropes?
Wednesday, February 26 2014
A noisy and occasionally thrilling live set from the Scottish rockers.
Sunday, November 13 2011
Scottish devotees of the power-chord crescendo return with another album of restless, yearning anthems.
Monday, March 29 2010
The Scottish quartet's dials back its intensity, but loses its character in the process.
Thursday, July 23 2009
There must be something in the water up there, as the debut by Fat Cat's latest signing from Northern Britain attests.
Tuesday, October 13 2009
The Twilight Sad + We Were Promised Jetpacks + BrakesBrakesBrakes / Words and Pictures by Dave MacIntyre