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

BOOTlace: Glassroom Session No. 4

BOOTlace joined us for a cool and casual Glassroom Session. They arrived to their ENRG Glassroom Session with a calm and cool vibe surrounding them, and throughout their performance their tracklist was comforting and warm. Harking from Dundee, BOOTlace is made up of Joseph Young on vocals and Ben Thom on Guitar. In their Glassroom session BOOTlace strip back their latest single The Last Hurrah … Continue reading BOOTlace: Glassroom Session No. 4

Megan Shearer: Glassroom Session No. 3

Singer-songwriter Megan Shearer captivated our audience with a personal and heartwarming acoustic set. Megan Shearer arrived nervously to the her ENRG Glassroom Session. Accompanied by her acoustic guitar and a little blue ukulele she quietly pulled out her song book and patiently waited for us to set up. The rushing around before the session makes for busy environment, with students running around setting up the … Continue reading Megan Shearer: Glassroom Session No. 3

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

Live: Zoe Graham with support from John Edge & The Kings Of Nowhere

Zoe Graham played at the intimate King Tut’s Wah Wah Hut in front of an adoring crowd last week. King Tut’s has hosted many massive acts, from Snow Patrol to Radiohead, and Zoe lived up to the pedigree. The concert was part of Celtic Connections, Scotland’s winter festival which celebrates Scottish music & musicians. Spread across Scotland’s largest city, Glasgow, it invites musicians from around … Continue reading Live: Zoe Graham with support from John Edge & The Kings Of Nowhere

Live: Flying By Mirrors and Nü-Cross at Nice’n’Sleazy

Rock ruled at Nice ‘n’ Sleazy last weekend as two Glasgow-born bands brought the house down. Before I talk about the music, I’d just like to praise Nice ‘n’ Sleazy as the epitome of the small music venue. It’s literally underground, there’s graffiti everywhere, and if not for the ventilation system you’d be 90% sweat before you even started dancing. The roof is so low … Continue reading Live: Flying By Mirrors and Nü-Cross at Nice’n’Sleazy

Introducing: Jimi Get Your Funk On

Brand new Edinburgh based funk band, Jimi Get Your Funk On, played their debut gig on Tuesday night at Henry’s Cellar. Iain Leggat caught up with the bands founder and frontman Honza Kourimsky to chat through his post-gig emotions and find out what the band is all about. Listen to the interview and catch the best bits below. You can catch Iain’s full review of the … Continue reading Introducing: Jimi Get Your Funk On

Paul Sinclair: Glassroom Session No. 2

Singer-songwriter Paul Sinclair treats us to a laidback acoustic set in our second Glassroom Session. Paul has been on the Edinburgh music scene for years, previously performing with his band The Warehouse Announcement. Nowadays he gigs in venues across the city most evenings, whilst also studying Journalism at Edinburgh Napier University. In our second ‘ENRG Glassroom Session’ Paul treated our audience to an array of … Continue reading Paul Sinclair: Glassroom Session No. 2

Barbe Rousse: Glassroom Session No. 1

Barbe Rousse, which means ‘Ginger Beard’ in French, perform for the first ENRG Glassroom Session. The band, originating from Edinburgh Napier University, describe their music as “self-indulgent psychedelic sounds and calculated chaos”, which is a perfect summation of what they are all about. Barbe Rousse are Alasdair Kelly, Thian Wehmeyer, Ben Watt and David Burns. Their mixture of folk, pop and a sometimes mystical sound, … Continue reading Barbe Rousse: Glassroom Session No. 1