With a smattering of exceptions most of my favourite music coming out of Glasgow these days is hip-hop, so it’s nice to have a proper band (with instruments and everything!) come along and represent the rock scene, and represent it they do, and very well! Psychedelic rocking pop, or psychedelic popping rock, as The Big Nowhere start us off with ‘When You Call My Name’ and then we dip down into the muddy waters of the blues for ‘At Midnight I’ll Take Your Soul’. I can already imagine this band sounding fucking great live and on stage! Lots of instruments making cameo appearances, keyboards, and I’m pretty sure I heard trumpets earlier as well!
The 13th Note... A name synonymous with alternative youth culture in Glasgow since 1997 and carried on by Barfly since around 2001. We had descended upon one of Glasgow's true gems of the underground music scene. I was actually there in 97 when it was a brand new venue to see my friends' band “Orba”... Now some 21 years later - and after a lengthy hiatus 'off the radar' while I recovered