The Glasgow audience raise the roof. Hamish Hawk both live and on record is a phenomenon, with a serious lyrical and musical talent.
Gareth is a contributor for Louder than War, and has previously contributed to Sonic Bandwagon, Room Thirteen and Mudkiss.
James Grant & The Hallelujah Strings at Celtic Connections – Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum, Glasgow: Live Review
Glasgow’s James Grant is a singer songwriter and musician, who represents all that is most inspiring about contemporary music.
Renaissance’s Azure d’Or is reissued in a very fine box set, that does full justice to an excellent album.
Ross Little delights with a new EP that brilliantly brings together jazz and folk, underpinned by some magnificent musicianship.
Rebecca Nash delivers a compelling musical vision on new album Redefining Element 78, supported by a fine ensemble of musicians.
Pillows and Prayers thrillingly documents a time when bands and artists were set free by the punk and post punk revolution.
The Marine Girls two albums are re-released in a single package, and represent indie classics, that remain timeless in their appeal.
Acoustic trio Yetii produce a beautifully evocative live album of original compositions and stunning improvisation.
The legendary Welsh band Man, the improvisation wizards of progressive and psychedelic rock, are justly celebrated on a fantastic new box set.
The Soft Machine album, Bundles, with its focus on jazz-rock, gets a welcome reissue.
Tonic by Steve Baker, is an album of remarkable jazz infused compositions and arrangements, played by a fine ensemble of musicians.
1970s Rock band Babe Ruth are celebrated in a collection of their three albums for the Harvest record label.
Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel & The Furious Five – Sugar Hill Adventures: The Collection: Album Review
Sugar Hill Adventures brings together the complete output, for Sugar Hill Records, of Grandmaster Flash, Melle Mel & The Furious Five.
Hamish Hawk releases his first new material since the well-received Heavy Elevator album, and it is astonishingly good.
Void of Light, on their debut album, impressively unleash an intense and immersive exposition of the post-metal genre.