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An Interview With: Kyle Falconer – Starting Afresh


The View frontman is looking to reinvent himself as a “nice guy”

SINCE his explosion onto the music scene as the lead singer of Dundee indie rockers The View in 2007, Kyle Falconer has endured a reputation as somewhat of a bad boy.

Now, 10 years on, Falconer is a father and starting anew with a solo project. He explains he is ready to shake off the shackles of his past. Continue reading An Interview With: Kyle Falconer – Starting Afresh

Libertine John Hassall to play Glasgow


John Hassall & The April Rainers will headline The Record Factory, Glasgow in May

THE Libertines bassist John Hassall is set to take his new project on tour for the first time, stopping off in Glasgow on Friday 12th May.

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An Interview With: Banshee – Taking Life Off Standby


“We lived a dream for a few months, but I’ve said it before, playing Download Festival was the best-worst thing that ever happened to us.”

There aren’t many unsigned bands who are given the opportunity to play one of the UK’s biggest music festivals, but for Greenock four-piece Banshee, formerly known as Life on Standby, it was a turning point in the group’s life cycle.

In 2015, the quartet blazed a trail through the Red Bull Live at Download competition to rub shoulders with some of the world’s biggest artists, an invaluable experience for any young band, but also one that left them at a crossroads.

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