The Space Between (2015, Losen Records)

The Space Between (2015 Losen Records) Haftor Medboe (Guitar), Espen Eriksen (Piano) & Gunnar Halle (Trumpet) Originally from Norway, Haftor Medboe has made his home in Edinburgh, he’s Jazz Musician in Residence at the city’s Napier University and actively participates in Scotland’s ever expanding Jazz scene. I’ve known Haftor as long as More...

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By Paul Johnston On Tuesday, February 2nd, 2016
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The Belle Angele, featuring Exit the Theatre, Ferric & The ‘Xcerts

INDEPENDENT VENUE WEEK : Friday 29th January 2016 The Belle Angele, featuring; Exit the Theatre, Ferric & The ‘Xcerts. Well I must admit I didn’t think I would have spent the evening of the worst gales in More...

By Keira Brown On Friday, January 29th, 2016
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Matthew E. White – Monday 25th January, Electric Circus

Photo by Shawn Brackbill Pure Beauty, the support band from London, was enough to make the trek to Electric Circus worthwhile, even on a Monday night in January in Edinburgh. Despite the cold and lethargy this jazz More...

By Paul Johnston On Friday, January 29th, 2016
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Review – New album by Kirsten Adamson

When I decided to review this new album from Kirsten Adamson, (daughter of Scotland’s much missed legend, Stuart Adamson, founder member of the Skids and a true Rock Star in his own right) I really had no idea More...

By Keira Brown On Friday, January 29th, 2016
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Neu! Reekie!’s Burns Belter

Photo by Kat Gollock More sedate and quieter than any other Neu Reekie I have attended before now, the stage was graced with Craig Lithgow, a youthful local lad from Kinnesswood. Known for his talents with previous More...

By Keira Brown On Wednesday, December 23rd, 2015
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#NeuReekiesXmasKracker – 17th December, Central Hall

Photo by Ryan McGoverne Central Hall had a surreal vibe when the Neu! Reekie! gig took place there last week. An avant-garde, experimental evening of spoken word, poetry, readings and music, this is a nuance More...

By Kieran Scott On Tuesday, December 15th, 2015
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REVIEW – The Charlatans at The Usher Hall

The Charlatans, like Ocean Colour Scene and several other British bands who appear to be everlasting, have been fortunate to enjoy their illustrious 26-year career playing to consistently healthy crowds – and More...

By Kieran Scott On Friday, December 11th, 2015
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REVIEW – The Vaccines at The Usher Hall

The Vaccines may be steadily declining in popularity, but their performance is still as mammoth and wild as it was when the band broke onto the mainstream scene four years ago supporting Arctic Monkeys. Three albums More...

By Kieran Scott On Friday, December 11th, 2015
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REVIEW – Don Broco at The Liquid Room

There’s nothing that can be done to make Don Broco’s sound any more appealing to their young, and quickly growing, fanbase. But for some of us their clean-cut, sugar-coated mix of assorted pop punk More...

By Kieran Scott On Thursday, December 10th, 2015
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REVIEW – Lissie at Liquid Rooms

This tour shows folk rock star Lissie, formally known as Elizabeth Maurus, in a slightly different mood. She grew tired of touring with a band and is now going it alone, with an acoustic guitar and a bottle of More...