Album Review: An Unforgiving Light by Annie Booth

Words: The Captain Album Cover: Brian Sweeney Album Cover Text: Colin McArthur   I've been a fan of Annie ever since I saw her back in 2015 at Teviot Underground (Edinburgh), you can see my thoughts on that show here. But anywaaaaay, we're here to talk about.... HER TOTALLY AWESOME, SUPER DUPER, AMAZING NEW ALBUM! Sorry, … Continue reading Album Review: An Unforgiving Light by Annie Booth

E.P Review: All These Days by Gordon’s Alive!

Words: The Captain Photo: Micky Cooper In the words of Kuzco... "BOOM BABY!" (if you don't know what I mean, watch "The Emperor's New Groove", you won't regret it). Some swish new music to get my lugs around. "All These Days" is Gordon's Alive!'s second E.P and they are very much rockin' (geddit?) the old … Continue reading E.P Review: All These Days by Gordon’s Alive!

Single Review: The Game by Conor Heafey

Words: The Captain Photo: George Robinson When you search for Conor Heafey's page on Facebook, it pops up with "Rainy-day easy listening songs", which I think describes his music PERFECTLY. The Game is the title track from his recently released E.P and I'll start off by saying that I think it's Fabulous! (So fabulous, it needed … Continue reading Single Review: The Game by Conor Heafey

Song Review: Out in the Ocean by Megan D

(Photo Credit: Graham Mackenzie Photography) Megan D has always captivated me with her unique, soft voice. This song is no different. She has her own style that really does stand out, with her Scottish accent coming through (because what's better than an artist signing in their own accent, especially if it's Scottish?). This song is so … Continue reading Song Review: Out in the Ocean by Megan D

Single Review: The Girl From Dundee by Amy Lou

(Photo Credit: Hannah Findlay) The new single from Amy Lou is simply fabulous! Amy's vocals are soft and sweet, layered over beautiful flowing music, and what sounds like a Glockenspiel which is super awesome. Amy reminds me a bit of Lucy Spraggan with this single, armed with her acoustic guitar and a set of clever, charming lyrics. … Continue reading Single Review: The Girl From Dundee by Amy Lou

E.P Review: The Quiet Terror of Being Alive by Our Smallest Adventures

Our Smallest Adventures are a Post-Rock band from Kirkcaldy. This is their second E.P. First things first, I love and I mean LOVE instrumental music. When I was asked to review this E.P and I first listened to it, I immediately fell in love. The reason for this is that it's so much easier to … Continue reading E.P Review: The Quiet Terror of Being Alive by Our Smallest Adventures