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Trevor Horn Reimagines the Eighties

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Here at Glasgow Music City Tours, we are not ashamed to admit that The Buggles’ smash hit Video Killed the Radio Star- the first video ever shown on MTV – is our go-to karaoke song. So we are more than a little excited that Buggles frontman and all-round production ace Trevor Horn is playing in Glasgow this weekend.

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Stuart David at Aye Write: March 15th

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Stuart David is a musician, songwriter and novelist. He co-founded the band Belle and Sebastian and went on to form Looper. He grew up in Alexandria, on the west coast of Scotland – a town memorably described as looking like ‘a town that’s helping the police with their inquiries’. His memoir, In the All-Night Café: A…

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Concert for Stewart: Guest blog by Rab Noakes

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On Friday November 24th Saint Luke’s will host a celebration of the legendary radio producer Stewart Cruickshank, who lived for music and for people. His work from Beat Patrol to the Iain Anderson show gave a start to countless musicians and enriched the lives of all music lovers in Scotland. He made things happen, brought people together,…

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Belle and Sebastian’s Chris & Sarah chat about TRNSMT

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With T In The Park taking a well-earned rest this year, the festival focus shifts to Glasgow this weekend when the inaugural TRNSMT festival takes over Glasgow Green from Friday to Sunday. Kasabian top the bill on Saturday and Biffy Clyro bring proceedings to a rocking close on Sunday but it’s the Friday line-up we’ve got our…

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Electric Honey Records celebrates 25 years

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Electric Honey Records, the record label run by the students on the music business course at Glasgow Kelvin(formerly Stow) College, celebrates its 25th birthday this year with single releases from singer/songwriter Calum Frame, funk outfit Dopesickfly and garage band The Shambolics, and a rather fine debut album by Glasgow band Pronto Mama, called Any Joy. Electric Honey has been described by…

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It was twenty years ago today…

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Belle & Sebastian’s classic debut album Tigermilk was released exactly twenty years ago to the day, and the band are set to mark the occasion with a trio of gigs next week at Glasgow University Union. Here at Glasgow Music City Tours, we’ve been working up to the anniversary by initiating the Tigermilk Owners Club – our attempt to…

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Belle and Sebastian tours

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Our regular Music Mile tour has great stories about the very early days of Belle and Sebastian but more and more people have been getting in touch asking if we could do bespoke tours focused on the band. After scratching our heads for a bit, we came up with a flexible tour which takes in all of…

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Tigermilk Owners’ Club: members wanted

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As we mentioned a few weeks back, we’ve had the bright idea of launching the Tigermilk Owners’ Club. We’re doing this to mark the 20th anniversary of Belle and Sebastian releasing their debut album. Inspired by the fabled Blue Monday Owners’ Club, we want owners of the original Tigermilk vinyl album to send us pics of yourselves…

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