Latest articles from Jonathan Geddes

Baxter Dury: There's a romantic bleakness to Glasgow I love

TALK of Baxter Dury’s recent album has usually focused around it being a break-up record, comparisons to his late father Ian or the vivid, often filthy character vignettes that it paints. The man himself has a more straightforward viewpoint on what kick-started Prince of Tears, his fifth album and a record that he will bring to Scotland later this month.

'I love the Barrowland. I’d hate the idea of it being taken over,' says Wolf Alice's Ellie Rowsell

IT IS a wet and miserable Wednesday afternoon in Glasgow, but a group gathering inside one of the city’s record stores are unconcerned with such mundane things. They are here to see a band they love perform an instore set, and in due course an unassuming foursome appear onstage, disperse a handful of stripped-back numbers, chat with a fan who previously saw them in Dundee and then sign various records, leaving a happy bunch to head back into the gloom outside.

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