live review: taylor swift’s reputation stadium tour;

This review originally appeared on The Arts Desk back in June (you may remember Taylor herself had something to say about it) and I’m choosing…

live review: anna burch & hatchie, the hug & pint, glasgow;

I’m glad that Hatchie’s Sugar & Spice EP came into my life in the middle of a heatwave. Tiny Glasgow venues get this hot all…

live review: songs of the roma, the glad cafe, glasgow;

Music writer tricks of the trade: when I’m reviewing gigs, if I don’t know a song that I think I might want to refer to…

live review: margaret glaspy & leif vollebekk, cca, glasgow;

A simple piano line. A gentle bit of synth. Leif Vollebekk hasn’t even opened his mouth yet, and I’ve fallen in love. I’d agreed to…

live review: skating polly, broadcast, glasgow;

I dunno guys, it’s a quarter of a century since Kathleen Hanna first yelled for all the girls to the front but I’m still hopping…

culture consumption: february 2017;

February has been a pretty decent month for me on the ol’ arts front. I broke my gigging duck for the year (48 days in…

live review: the deadline shakes album launch, st luke’s, glasgow;

The Deadline Shakes’ debut album has been so long in the making that a baptism – in the converted church that is Glasgow’s newest music…