THE Smyths, a world famous Smiths cover band who have performed at the likes of Glastonbury, provide a rocking performance at the O2 in Islington, making sure the Smiths will never fade away. I’ve never been a huge a fan of The Smiths but nor have I ever really given them a proper listen, but after witnessing the energy and atmosphere that world renowned Smiths cover band The Smyths, I’ve been converted. Continue reading Live: The Smyths @ O2 Islington 07/01/2017
“It is better to die on your feet than to live on your knees. They shall not pass.”
Dolores Ibárruri’s defiant rejection of fascism following the outbreak of the Spanish Civil War produced words that are as poignant today as they were in 1936, and Declan Welsh reckons someone ought to say them again.
“It’s a big part of me as a person, it’s almost like I’ve created something that’s got arms and legs. It can walk! My parents absolutely hate, well, my mum hates it!”
Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMAs) chief, Richy Muirhead, is a mischievous character: exactly the sort of wee rascal you can imagine running their mother ragged. Everything from his cheeky grin, to his floppy hair and thick hipster specs makes you think he knows something the rest of us do not.