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Calvin Johnson and Muscles of Joy

23 Jul 2010

One of Seattle's more prolific underground artist performs in both Glasgow and Edinburgh

An inspiration to unpaid music interns everywhere, Calvin Johnson began his musical career by volunteering at a local radio station in his hometown of Olympia, Washington when he was fifteen. KAOS-FM’s policy of playing underground artists, as opposed…

Calvin Johnson

7 Aug 2008

When Calvin Johnson plays a booze-free all-ages show in a church hall in Glasgow this week, he won’t be attempting to be cute. Rather, it’s just one more wilfully skewed strategy in this most single-minded of mavericks’ ongoing mission of DIY…