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Maybe it’s time to move on from You, Tube…

It seems to go hand-in-hand with discovering music on the internet. Though other services exist online that offer the streaming experience, YouTube has for whatever reason become the main browser-based reference point for searching...

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Awards…
Are Stupid

Save for a few awards such as The Mercury and Polaris prizes which contribute a lot to the promotion of deserving albums and sports awards based partially on statistics like the Balloon d’Or and...

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Primavera Sound 2014

This weekend myself, Rachel, Ruari, Emmett and Tess went to Barcelona for this year’s Primavera Sound. I could discuss at length who I thought was best but the weekend was so eclectic and everything...

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Fuck you, Kelly Jones.

But I suppose I’ll live, maybe. (edit: I did) Whenever you wrote a line that probably meant nothing to you and stuck it on a shitty album called Performance and Cocktails it changed my...

Edinburgh Oxjam Takeover 2014 Launch

So you may have already discovered that after doing production in 2011 I’m managing this year’s Oxjam Takeover. This morning we announced our launch gig at Sneaky Pete’s on the 8th June with Algernon...

Flat gig round mine

A couple of weeks ago Simon Herron was up from Liverpool so instead of letting him forget about music for the weekend we made him play some of his music in my living room...