Monthly Archives: March 2012

Here is an as-yet-unreleased remix by JD Twitch (of Glasgow’s world-renown Optimo club night) of HRH, a live act currently making waves in Edinburgh. HRH’s sound sits somewhere between the post-punk of PiL (front-woman Heather Craig’s tortured vocal style and impassioned live performances coming … Continue reading

The List Magazine asked four of Edinburgh’s ‘nightlife yodas’ to give their opinion on the current predicament the capital’s club and live music venues find themselves in. You can read them all (including Kris ‘Wasabi’ Walker, Rob Hoon from Out Of … Continue reading

Grimes, Visions

15 March 2012

Montreal’s Claire Boucher, aka Grimes, released her third album, Visions, via British indie stalwarts 4AD on Monday.  It’s a small leap forward from previous albums Geidi Primes (No Pain In Pop) and Halfaxa (Lo Recordings), her kittenish vocals embellished by much sharper … Continue reading

Moombahton (moom-bar-tonn), proper noun, also Moombahsoul, Moombahcore, Moombahstep Midtempo style (105 – 115 BPM), characterised by the same shuffling rhythms (or ‘riddims’) of reggaeton, cumbia and dancehall with heavy bass and beats, plus electro/rave motifs such as build-ups and break-downs, electronic stabs, horns, … Continue reading