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Been a long time since rock and roll…

October 2, 2015


We could probably sit down and work it out, but it’s been at least five, probably more than six, years since Murnie last played live. It’s been so long since our misfit band of brothers last got up on a stage and played pop songs too loud that it was conceivable that we’d forget how. But, […]

Stag & Dagger: the Personality Edition

May 5, 2015


The 2015 Stag & Dagger Presents Live At Glasgow** was a belter. We’d done the Spotify playlist, we’d made the Spreadsheet and for once the gods of scheduling smiled on us. All our top picks lined up nicely, with nae rushing around. All right we weren’t going to get dinner, but you’ve got to make sacrifices. […]

The Stag Is Set

April 30, 2015


This weekend sees the return of the Stag & Dagger festival to Glasgow (or Stag & Dagger presents Live at Glasgow, as it’s now known. Always enjoy the day itself, but I love the build-up too. For the last couple of months we’ve building a spotify playlist as the bill has been announced and listening […]


March 17, 2015


Over the last few weeks I’ve been enjoying the slow reanimation of wur band. It’s been packed away up in the creative attic for a while ( but now we’ve been working on some new songs and are well on the road I hope to getting them into a shape for recording and playing live. I say new […]

A Taste Of Black Honey

March 2, 2015


This is a straightforward plea, to those of you who have wider music knowledge than me.  I’m looking for info/links/anything on a band called Black Honey. Here, let me explain why: Round about this time of year I start putting together my playlist for getting to know the bands I’ll be able to see at ex-Stag […]

Songs In The Key Of : 1

December 18, 2014


Turning alphabetical order into sort-of numerical for this episode of In The Key Of. Once – Laura Marling Once I Was – MG Boulter One And Only – Barenaked Ladies One Angry Dwarf And 200 Solemn Faces -Ben Folds Five One Day At A Time – Blue Rose Code One Good Reason – Lucy Kaplanski […]

Songs In The Key Of : C

December 11, 2014


This week’s random meander through my music files throws up a bunch of interesting bands with an apparent fixation on the subjects of charm, chemicals, children and choices. It’s: Songs In The Key Of: C(h) Charm Of The Dangerous Minx – Filthy Boy Charmed Life – The Divine Comedy Chemotherapy – Call To Mind Chemtrails – Beck […]