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Track Premiere – Slow Blood – Skin & Bone

Edinburgh's Slow Blood will release brand new EP 'EP 1' on Friday (28th September) and we are delighted to have an exclusive preview track.   We caught with the guys to chat about the release and future plans. Alive & Amplified - Hi Slow Blood, for those who don't know, tell us a little

Interview – Neon Waltz

Neon Waltz

Neon Waltz will open Summer Session in Bellahouston Park in Glasgow on Saturday. The Glasgow leg of Summer Sessions are underway. Neon Waltz will open up for Catfish & The Bottlemen on Saturday. We caught up with the guys ahead of the show to talk gigs, The SAY Award and the

Interview – Retro Video Club

Retro Video Club

Edinburgh's Retro Video Club will play their biggest gig to date as they support Bastille at Edinburgh's Summer Sessions. Following on from a massive show at The Liquid Room in February, Retro Video Club will take to Edinburgh's Princes Street Gardens with Bastille and The Vaccines on 9th August. We caught

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

Interview – Bryde releases debut album ‘Like An Island’

London-based Bryde aka Sarah Howells has released her debut album 'Like An Island' and is currently touring Europe. We caught up with her ahead of her gig at Sneaky Pete's in Edinburgh. For those people who don't know Bryde tell us a little bit about yourself? My name is Sarah and Bryde is

Last Wild Lion – This Is Everything/Seasons – A&A Premiere

Last Wild Lion

Brand new Edinburgh 5-piece Last Wild Lion have released a debut double A-Side Last Wild Lion blend the earnest, heart-on-sleeve approach to music from the late 90s emo scene (Jimmy Eat World, Cross My Heart) with the magical choruses of the 80s (The Cure, The Police).  Fronted by the emotive vocals of

Ava Love Interview – 18th July 2017

Ava Love play King Tuts Summer Nights on Friday 21st July. Alive & Amplified caught up with them before the gig. Edinburgh 5-piece Ava Love will headline King Tuts for the first time on Friday night (21st July) as part of the venues run of Summer Nights gigs. They released latest single

Prides play 2 Scottish dates this weekend


Glasgow's Prides will play in Edinburgh & Aberdeen off the back off European dates supporting PVRIS. Prides (Stewart Brock & Callum Wiseman) are currently on tour in Europe supporting PVRIS. The final date is in Berlin on Thursday night. So home to chill out after the tour... not likely, they play The

Be Charlotte Interview – 8th February 2017

be charlotte tour

Alive & Amplified caught up with Be Charlotte ahead of her Scottish Tour Charlotte Brimner AKA Be Charlotte has had a massive couple of years. After bubbling under the surface toward the end of 2015, 2016 really was her breakthrough year. Showcase events such as SXSW in Austin, Texas and at Edinburgh's