video premiere: Free Love – Pushing Too Hard & July
Genre-defying Glasgow duo and recent Scottish Album of the Year Award nominees Free Love (fka Happy Meals) just dropped a stellar double A-side single on their own label Full Ashram, featuring the absurdly infectious, bilingual acid-italo-disco-pop anthem "Pushing Too Hard", backed with the slightly darker and much trippier "July"...
premiere: hear a previously unreleased song from Strawberry Switchblade’s 1982 4-piece demo
Before influential Scottish '80s pop/new-wave cult heroes Strawberry Switchblade were a duo, they were a short-lived 4-piece, formed in Glasgow in 1982. There is very little evidence of this first, "full band" incarnation of the group, aside from a few grainy photos and a charming, lo-fi, C86-prophesizing 3-song demo tape recorded at Glasgow's Hellfire Club, to be reissued in early 2017
gorilla vs. bear presents: CHVRCHES
Presenting the Dallas debut of Glasgow's CHVRCHES, on Thursday, June 6, at the Granada Theater, with the also wonderful Still Corners. We have 5 pairs of tickets to give away for this one; just leave your name below or over on Facebook, and we'll pick the winners at random the week of the show...