Hitlist: Music


This article is from 2009.

Hitlist: Music

Camera Obscura

Another fortnight of fantastic gigs

Camera Obscura
The musically astute Glasgow sextet bring their sparkling, romantic, but knowing pop to a deservedly sizable audience.
Barrowland, Glasgow, Thu 29 Oct. (Rock & Pop)

Oxjam 2009
A monster undertaking with pretty much every small venue in both cities being hijacked for the Oxjam Take Over with a smorgasbord of quality sounds. See listings for full details.
Various venues, Glasgow and Edinburgh, Fri 23–Sun 25 Oct. (Rock & Pop)

Sublime art popisms from the dapper French quartet.
The Arches, Glasgow, Sun 25 Oct. (Rock & Pop)

Biffy Clyro
The trio turn cartwheels with blissful newie Only Revolution in tow.
Caird Hall, Dundee, Sun 1 Nov; Barrowland, Glasgow, Mon 2 & Tue 3 Nov. (Rock & Pop)

Julie Fowlis
The Queen’s Hall, Edinburgh, Tue 27 Oct. (Folk)

Grizzly Bear and St Vincent
Special double bill of loveable chamber pop practitioners.
ABC, Glasgow, Mon 2 Nov. (Rock & Pop)

Clutch, Kylsea and Kamchatka
Most awesome heavy stoner rockisms from the ever-inventive blues monster headliners.
The Garage, Glasgow, Thu 5 Nov. (Rock & Pop)

This article is from 2009.


'Clutch is less a band than a vast compendium of styles and experiments' according to their website, although the names Led Zeppelin, Frank Zappa and John Coltrane are dropped in as clues. Stoner rock to you and me.

The Limelight, Belfast

Wed 14 Jun

£22.50 / 028 9032 7007

Eugene Kelly

Vaselines mainman Eugene Kelly performs solo.

Summerhall, Edinburgh

Fri 21 Apr

£14 / 0131 560 1581

With Withered Hand Part of Nothing Ever Happens Here.

Julie Fowlis

Award-winning Gaelic singer/multi-instrumentalist Julie Fowlis presents a solo set.

The Queen's Hall, Edinburgh

Sat 26 Aug

£21 / 0131 668 2019

Pulled Apart By Horses

Alternative rockers who've supported Biffy Clyro, Foals and Muse.

Brudenell Social Club, Leeds

Sat 8 Apr

£13.20 / 0113 275 2411

King Tut's Wah Wah Hut, Glasgow

Wed 5 Apr

£12 / 0141 221 5279

Mama Roux's, Birmingham

Sun 2 Apr


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Biffy Clyro

The award-winning, chart-topping Kilmarnock rockers return with their unique brand of hard alternative rock and post-hardcore. As their fans say, 'Mon the Biff!'

Phoenix and The Boy Who Trapped the Sun

Groovy French popsters who marry the best of 70s pop with a club sensibility. 'Part of the Edge'.

Grizzly Bear and St Vincent

Over-14s show. Haunting, ambient songwriting with piano and banjo from these recent Warp signees. Plus idiosyncratic support from St Vincent, aka Annie Clark.

Julie Fowlis Band

Singer and multi-instrumentalist Julie Fowlis is a passionate ambassador for the Gaelic culture of her native Western Isles, and an award-winning musician too.


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