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Review – Grace Carter – Edinburgh Summer Sessions – 14th August

Brighton's Grace Carter was in Edinburgh this week supporting Rag N Bone Man in Princes Street Gardens as part of the Summer Sessions. Spotify playlists are a wonderful thing. In doing research for the Access All Areas podcast I regularly listen to the New Music Friday playlist. Way back in June 2017 I

Electric Fields – Less than 3 weeks to go

Electric Fields will take place at Drumlanrig Castle in Dumfries & Galloway from 30th August to 1st September. It's not long in coming around. One of our favourite festivals on the summer calendar is less than 3 weeks away and with stage and day splits having been announced this week it's

SAMA’s to take place at St. Lukes on 25 October

The 2018 Scottish Alternative Music Awards (SAMAs) are back and will take place at Saint Luke’s on Thursday 25th October. The awards are sponsored by Glasgow’s Rebel Rebel barbers and exist to showcase and celebrate Scottish artists through 7 unique music awards. Since the awards launched in 2010 winners have included the

Edinbugh Music Tours Launches on 16th June

Edinburgh Music Tours

Edinburgh Music Tours will launch Edinburgh's Greatest Hits, a guided walking tour of the capital's music scene, on Saturday 16th June. Led by music journalists and musicians, the 90-minute tours tell the story of Edinburgh's music scene from the People's Festival Ceilidh in 1951 to present day hit-makers such as

White Bear – Everyday – Premiere

We were delighted when White Bear returned after a short hiatus towards the tail end of 2017. They played a storming set supporting Eyre Llew at Sneaky Pete's last month. Alive & Amplified caught up with the band and have an exclusive of a track from their new EP 'I Like

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds to headline Electric Fields 2018

Electric Fields will celebrate its 5th Birthday in style at Drumlanrig Castle with Noel Gallagher's High Flying Birds on headline duty. How do you take the best weekend of the summer and make it even better? You can't, can you? Don't tell that to the organisers of Electric Fields as every

New Releases from Scotland – 7th November

Alive & Amplified rounds up the newest releases from Catholic Action, Bottle Note, Stillhound ft EMILIE & WHITE. Catholic Action - In Memory Of Glasgow's Catholic Action have released their debut album 'In Memory Of' in the last couple of weeks. It feels like it's been an age since I saw them at

Eyre Llew release debut album ‘Atelo’

Eyre Llew

Nottingham's Eyre Llew have released their stunning debut album 'Atelo' In around April 2015, I received a message through The Great Escape Delegate portal from a band from Nottingham called Eyre Llew inviting me along to their set. They said they were influenced by bands such as Sigur Ros & Bon Iver so I

Electric Fields – Ones To Watch – 2017

Alive & Amplified pick 10 bands for you to check out at Electric Fields this weekend. Look 👆 honestly look 👆 how are we supposed to pick just 10 bands for you to see at Electric Fields. It's one of our favorite weekends of the summer. Electric Fields returns to Drumlanrig Castle this weekend with one

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