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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.

Goat Girl + Jerkcurb @ Broadcast, Glasgow 3rd November 2017

This female-fronted indie-rock band have a distinctive edge to their material but live they lacked some of the onstage personality of their peers.

Goat Girl indie rock

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Thurston Moore Group + Curdle @ St. Luke’s, Glasgow 12th June 2017

Diamonds-in-the-grunge exhilaration from erstwhile Sonic Youth member Thurston Moore.

Thurston Moore Group

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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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