It’s a bit of a quick rattle through the gigs this week, and the reason for this is the show at Edinburgh’s Electric Circus on Thursday night. isthismusic.com‘s 10th anniversary show takes place, with ballboy, Adam from We Were Promised Jetpacks, and We See Lights (plus Frightened Rabbit DJs). £6 in, from 7pm.
We’d say that was the only place to be, but there are other delights – though nothing to compete on Thursday, happily / funnily enough…
Randolph’s Leap, Jo Mango, and The State Broadcasters are at Olive Grove records’ Xmas shindig – at The Glad Cafe in Glasgow’s Shawlands, on Friday 14th.
In Edinburgh, on Friday, The Douglas Firs launch their new album, witch trial-themed The Furious Sound, with guests Snake Until Listen, Lamplighter and Something Beginning With L. It’s at Augustine United Church (no idea, but try here)
At Stereo in Glasgow on Friday 14th, Turning Plates, How To Swim and Inspector Tapehead at play, as part of one of those recorded-for-later-release gigs by Threads of Sound
Same night, at the CCA – revivalism ahoy! IN the mid 80s, in its previous guise as the Third Eye Centre, the arts establishment hosted a week of music and fashion under the title Glasgow StyleThis Friday, some of the musicians originally involved including BMX Bandits, The Beat Poets and The New Piccadillys, play again, with some guest DJs and other surprises.
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On the same night Flutes are at Glasgow’s Nice’n’Sleazy – the band also have an instore at Edinburgh’s Avalanche, in the Grassmarket, in the late afternoon on Saturday.
The following night (that’s Saturday 15th) The Twilight Sad play the Barras – supported by our old chums We Were Promised Jetpacks, and Holy Mountain