• 29 March 2015

    Michigan string band Lindsay Lou & The Flatbellys recorded this latest album in the dining room, rather than the cellar, of their house in Ionia but it has not a little of the holed-up-in-the-Big-Pink-club-room quality of Bob Dylan and The Band's Basement Tapes.

  • 27 March 2015

    The East End Social season of events in 2014, organised by the Bridgeton-based Chemikal Underground label, was one of the highlights of Glasgow's Commonwealth Games cultural programme, but there is another more mainstream side of the city's musical identity that has its roots in that quarter, and embraces the main men behind The Fratellis, Glasvegas, and the group appearing in the East End's venerable Barrowland venue tomorrow evening, Gun.

  • 26 March 2015
  • 26 March 2015

    The Counterflows festival seeks out partners around the world and 2015 sees Glasgow set for an invasion of new sounds from Brazil through a relationship with Rio De Janeiro's Novas Frequencias festival.