Contributor Heather McDaid
Don’t Look Down: Death From Above
Death From Above are back with their new album, and they’re pushing themselves further than ever before.
September 13, 2017 3:54pm
PVRIS - All We Need Of Heaven, All We Know Of Hell
The band are at their visceral finest.
August 25, 2017 7:54am
Arcade Fire give a show to savour at Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange
Arcade Fire are a rare breed at the best of times, but put them in a venue of this size and they really shine.
June 10, 2017 3:18pm
Biffy Clyro: dot to dot
In 2016, the Scottish trio started down a new path with seventh album ‘Ellipsis’. So far, it’s clear it’s paying off.
November 23, 2016 3:30pm
Bring Me The Horizon get cinematic as arena onslaught hits Glasgow’s Hydro
It’s a showcase of how far the last ten years has taken them, and it’s a staggering leap.
November 14, 2016 12:55pm
American Wrestlers - Goodbye Terrible Youth
Gary McClure brings the lo-fi success of his debut to life on a bigger and bolder follow-up.
November 4, 2016 12:33pm
Stars align: Hamilton Leithauser & Rostam
Rostam Batmanglij and Hamilton Leithauser were searching for new creative climes after leaving their respective bands Vampire Weekend and the Walkmen. They found the answer in collaboration.
September 23, 2016 10:39am
Against Me! - Shape Shift With Me
This is Against Me! shifting the topic but retaining all the glory.
September 16, 2016 11:11am
Iggy Pop - Post Pop Depression
It’s comfortable, casual and - as is Iggy - a little bit weird at times.
March 18, 2016 10:00am
The return of Biffy Clyro is set to see 2016 burst into life
The Scottish trio are gearing up their seventh studio album - it’s time to get giddy about Biffy’s return.
January 7, 2016 11:00am
T in the Park 2015
#HelloStrathallan isn’t without its issues, but the bands - and crowds - are still on point.
July 15, 2015 12:28pm
T in the Park 2014
Luckily, alongside the #byebyebalado hashtag to celebrate this farewell, they’d also racked up quite a bill for Balado’s final hosting duty.
July 16, 2014 5:50pm
Eagulls: ‘We’re Starting To See The Fruits Of Our Labour’
November 20, 2013 10:49am
CHVRCHES - ABC, Glasgow
October 15, 2013 2:17pm
Amanda Palmer, The Picture House, Edinburgh
July 23, 2013 11:29am
Transplants - In A Warzone
June 20, 2013 10:30am
Coheed And Cambria - The Afterman: Ascension
October 5, 2012 9:10am
Billy Talent - Dead Silence
October 4, 2012 8:59am
The Used: We Only Tried To Be Ourselves”
September 19, 2012 8:11am
We Are The Ocean - Maybe Today, Maybe Tomorrow
September 14, 2012 11:04am