Missus: Katherine Ryan “A Man’s Wife”

Katherine Ryan’s life has changed a lot since the last time she took her stand-up show on the road. The 2019 tour, which had a date filmed for the Netflix special, Glitter Room saw Ryan advocating for single motherhood. She rejected the idea of the nuclear family and strongly advised single mothers that their family unit doesn’t need a male addition. By the end of that … Continue reading Missus: Katherine Ryan “A Man’s Wife”

Picking Favourites with Ten Tonnes

Following the release of his self-titled debut album, I caught up with Ten Tonnes at one of the coolest venues in Glasgow, Saint Luke’s. I met 22-year-old Ethan Barnett, better known as Ten Tonnes, ahead of his headline show at Glasgow’s impressive converted church. He’s busy pouring a brown syrup into a fruit tea and, when I question what he is concocting, he explains that he … Continue reading Picking Favourites with Ten Tonnes

Live: The Internet at SWG3

View this post on Instagram A post shared by The Internet (@theinternet) Genre blending, soulful, and groovy; this is a band at the top of the game. The Internet’s ascent to stardom has been a little under the radar, but their journey has produced four gorgeous albums, culminating in the stunning Hive Mind. Spawning from the boisterous hip hop collective Odd Future, and picking up … Continue reading Live: The Internet at SWG3

Live: LANY with support from lovelytheband

ENRG Music’s Luka Kenyon took a trip to Newcastle on Sunday to catch LANY on their world tour, with support from lovelytheband. Though LANY are playing at SWG3 in Glasgow on Friday, I travelled to Newcastle to catch lovelytheband on their penultimate night as support on the tour. Having caught up with lovelytheband in Glasgow when they supported 5SOS back in October, I was super keen … Continue reading Live: LANY with support from lovelytheband

Live: Velvet at Glasgow’s Classic Grand with support from The Frontiers, Paragon and Apna

Recent venue closures have really impacted local music scenes around Scotland. Nights like last Friday at Glasgow’s Classic Grand show how things used to be – and more importantly, why they should’ve never changed.   THE FRONTIERS The gig mostly featured hometown heroes local to Glasgow, but the openers were a slightly different breed. The Frontiers are based in Ayrshire, alongside other notable bands from … Continue reading Live: Velvet at Glasgow’s Classic Grand with support from The Frontiers, Paragon and Apna

Live: Aminé at SWG3

https://www.instagram.com/p/BuZa2TnnHSQ/?utm_source=ig_web_button_share_sheet On one of the last stops of his tour in support of his 2018 album OnePointFive, Aminé played in Scotland for the first time ever at SWG3 in Glasgow and brought his high energy rap with him. Since his breakout single Caroline was released in 2016, Aminé has began to make a name for himself working with rap powerhouses like Offset and also featuring … Continue reading Live: Aminé at SWG3

Live: Cory Wong at Oran Mor

View this post on Instagram A post shared by CORY WONG (@coryjwong) Cory Wong is a freak of nature. There is no more appropriate way to phrase it. Through a blistering hour and a half, Cory and his 6-piece band unleashed a funk filled set that left everyone in attendance bathing in admiration at the skills put on display. Hailing from Minneapolis, Minnesota, Cory Wong … Continue reading Live: Cory Wong at Oran Mor

Live: Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers at SWG3

Alternative hip-hop poet Hobo Johnson (and his lovemakers) shone bright in their first trip to Scotland, proving that his short rise to fame was more than justified. From his eccentric and outlandish music videos it would easy to presume that a fun vibe would be brought to the concert, but instead Hobo carried on stage an illness that left him unable to roar as loud, … Continue reading Live: Hobo Johnson and the Lovemakers at SWG3