Tour Diary #001: PigsAsPeople

Published on July 17th, 2013 | by Stevie Lennox

In the first installment of the perhaps not-so-imaginatively titled Tour Diary, our Guide editor and PigsAsPeople axeman Stevie Lennox (above, middle) sums up his band’s recent UK tour was. Driven by More Than Conquerors’ Danny Mo …... Read More



Getting Re-acquainted: Randy Newman – Rednecks

Published on July 16th, 2013 | by Steven Rainey

For a large number of people, Randy Newman is safe. His distinctive drawl has featured on some of the biggest grossing movies of all time, from Toy Story to Monsters Inc, telling family friendly songs of friendship and warmth. …... Read More



Classic album: Can – Future Days

Published on July 15th, 2013 | by Steven Rainey

Think of a colour. Think of another colour. Think of things that are the first colour, and imagine them in the second colour. Then think of them in a different shape. This – confusing as it …... Read More


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Top Ten Alternative Summer Songs

Published on July 11th, 2013 | by Steven Rainey

The world is melting! The seas will boil, and the sky will become as one great fireball! We’re doomed! Well, that’s what they tell us anyway, but we know better. So allow us to take you …... Read More



Festival Mixtape: Glasgowbury 2013

Published on July 8th, 2013 | by Brian Coney

An annual celebration of local musical talent like no other, Glasgowbury Festival returns to the Sperrin mountains this year with arguably its finest line-up to date. Headlined by the globetrotting, genre-defining The Answer, And So I Watch …... Read More



Classic Album: Metallica – Kill ‘Em All

Published on June 28th, 2013 | by Steven Rainey

You feel it building in your muscles, a tension crying for release.  Your fists clench, and your feet move. The strain spreads into your back, snaking up your spine. Before you know it, you’re thrusting your …... Read More



Getting Re-acquainted: Kitchens of Distinction

Published on June 14th, 2013 | by Steven Rainey

In the last few years, shoegazing (or ‘dream pop’, as our American cousins call it) has made a real comeback, a whole new generation of inarticulate youths picking up guitars and delay pedals , ready to …... Read More



Classic Album: Slowdive – Souvlaki

Published on June 7th, 2013 | by Steven Rainey

If we were to transport someone from the mid-90s to the present day, they’d almost certainly be in for a shock. Not at the political situation of the earth, although that is a cause for great …... Read More



Inbound: Go Wolf

Published on June 3rd, 2013 | by Brian Coney

Having spent the last few months building an ever-increasing fanbase, fast-rising Belfast indie pop band Go Wolf have just finished recording their debut EP. Seven months on from the release of their incandescent debut single ‘Voices’ …... Read More

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