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Frank Sidebottom The Home of the Retrospective


The music scene in Scotland's Central Belt. We check out some gigs, and the occasional piece of recorded music. The emphasis here is heavily on rock, indie and electronic styles.

Mammút + Broen @ The Hug and Pint, Glasgow 29/11/2017

The Icelandic headliners combined Björk with rock charisma, while the Norwegian support were beguilingly eclectic in terms of both music and stage attire.


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​Hidden Door Festival: Hidden Orchestra + Gazelle Twin + Callum Easter + Monkoora @ Leith Theatre 3rd June 2017

An eclectic and inspired choice of acts offset occasional audio issues at The Hidden Door's penultimate night.

Gazelle Twin: spine-chilling show

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Hidden Door Festival: Anna Meredith + Marnie @ Leith Theatre, Edinburgh 26th May 2017

Spine-jangling but somewhat reserved electropop from Marnie, and impressive musical eclecticism from Anna Meredith at Edinburgh's Leith Theatre.

Marnie @ Hidden Door

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Public Service Broadcasting @ The Usher Hall, Edinburgh 12th April 2017

A giant step for rock-kind occurred in Edinburgh's Usher Hall on the 12th April 2017.

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NEHH presents… Austra + Pixx @ Summerhall, Edinburgh 23rd March 2017

An evening of celestial electronics and arresting vocals at Summerhall.

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More music


Locker Room Talk play @ Traverse, Edinburgh


Italian comedian Francesco De Carlo