Review: Obelisk – Graham Costello’s STRATA

The future of Scottish jazz is alive and hungry with Graham Costello’s STRATA debut album Obelisk  bursting at the seams with energy and musicality. Essentially a six-piece jazz group, led by Graham Costello on the drums, the band layer minimalist compositions with progressive rock and experimental jazz making for a breathtaking sound. Formed out of the Glasgow jazz scene; the group is littered with talent … Continue reading Review: Obelisk – Graham Costello’s STRATA

Riot Grrrl Timeline

The Riot Grrrl movement is an international underground feminist movement that emerged from the West Coast American alternative and punk music scenes of the 1990s. Initially, women played a marginal part in these male-dominated punk scenes. But the gender balance began to change in the early 1990s through the formation of feminist, all-female and mainly-female punk and new wave bands.  Bands like Heavens to Betsy, … Continue reading Riot Grrrl Timeline