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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…

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Arab Strap: 20 Songs for 20 Years pt 2

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So we’ve heard from Malcolm Middleton. Now the other half of the Arab Strap partnership, frontman Aidan Moffat, tells us about reviving lyrics he wrote twenty years ago and what we can expect from this weekend’s gigs. “There’s a full set and hopefully we’ll find some requests. We’re going to…

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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 –…

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Tigermilk Owners’ Club

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Okay, so The Beach Boys’ seminal Pet Sounds is fifty years young this year, but we at Glasgow Music City Tours are minded to celebrate an album anniversary which strikes closer to home. Belle & Sebastian’s debut album Tigermilk was released twenty years ago this summer, heralding the arrival of a special Glasgow band, irrevocably linked to their city…

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Godard In Glasgow, Part 2: Sounds In The Suburbs and the Great B&B Fiasco

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A Weekend Abroad: Birdie, Normal Love and Paul Kelly Films Saturday Oct 24

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The Pastels have selected Saturday’s line up which features Spinning Coin, Birdie, Normal Love and Paul Kelly Films.

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Birdie was formed in the mid ’90s by Debsey Wykes (formerly of Dolly Mixture) and Paul Kelly (East Village) following a brief spell as part of Saint Etienne’s backing band.  Their first…

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The Pastels curate A Weekend Abroad: Saturday October 24

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SATURDAY 24 OCTOBER THE PASTELS WITH BIRDIE, SPINNING COIN, NORMAL LOVE, PAUL KELLY FILMS ‘We always wanted to make music sound like it was being played for the first time, like it was new to us.  We never over-practiced or anything, we just were.’ Two years on from their late period Slow Summits triumph, The…

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Night School Records at A Weekend Abroad

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Night School Records curate Friday 23 October’s event as part of Monorail Music’s A Weekend Abroad. Featured artists: Molly Nilsson, The Space Lady and Happy Meals. DJ Femme Fresh and Syophantasy Berlin-based Molly Nilsson is undeniably a cult figure on the global pop underground, her songs resonating in the vast spaces created by the disparate…

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