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The Arches: 21 defining moments

18 Oct 2012

The cutting edge venue turns 21 this year - here are some of the stand-out moments in its history

1. Cafe Loco October 1991 First set up as an experiment by Arches founder Andy Arnold to bring theatre to clubbers, Cafe Loco showcased numerous emerging and experimental performers including early sightings of performance company Mischief La…

The best Christmas gigs in Edinburgh and Glasgow

10 Dec 2010

Burns, Zombie Nation, Ballboy and Broken Records among Christmas party gig highlights

Stars In Their Eyes special/ Song, By Toad’s Christmas party/ Kid Canaveral’s Christmas Baubles/ Death Disco’s XXXmas Party/ Radio Magnetic’s Winter Rave/ Mungo’s Hi-Fi/ Bill Wells’ Black Christmas In a bygone olden, golden era – circa 1995 BC…

Singles & Downloads - 6th October 2010

6 Oct 2010

Jacob Yates and the Pearly Gate Lock Pickers - Can’t Stop

What fresh hell is this? Eardrum-abusing punky indie duo The Ting Tings, as mixed by chart-dance hitmaker Calvin Harris ? A ● and a big sloppy raspberry too to ‘Hands’ (Columbia), which is very soon to be a dancefloor anthem at a cheesy provincial…

Fence Collective's Away Game takes the party to island of Eigg

6 Oct 20105 stars

Human Don’t Be Angry, Silver Columns and Withered Hand among highlights

Miami sunsets, macaroni pies, tractors-as-transport. Live death metal at 6am, beach campfire concerts, and a bottomless hipflask of whisky doing the rounds long after the bar had been drunk dry. Away Game – the first Fence Records festival on the…

The List: 25 Years - A night at the Arches, Glasgow featuring Errors, King Creosote and Come on Gang!

5 Oct 2010

Event celebrates 25th anniversary of The List Magazine

After 25 years of writing about other people's events, we've decided to put on our own... and it's been worth the wait. We're taking over The Arches for one Friday night only, showcasing the best of Scottish culture, including many of favourite bands…

Autumn highlights: The best albums and gigs from Scottish bands

16 Sep 2010

The Phantom Band, The Twilight Sad and Errors set for action

The Phantom Band Chemikal Underground’s finest, most eclectic and most likely signings of recent years return with the follow-up to last year’s debut Checkmate Savage. The Wants is released on Chemikal Underground, Mon 18 Oct. The Scottish…

Labels of love: Euphonios

16 Jun 2010

Based in Glasgow Roster Only a singles label up until now, Euphonios has released short players by Unicorn Kid, Kid Adrift, Think About Life, Come On Gang, Saint Saviour, Tommy Reilly and shortly MOPP. The debut album release, Tommy Reilly’s…

Valentine's Day: Love letters to Edinburgh

3 Feb 2010

Dear Edinburgh. We love you. We sincerely do. You’ve given so much to us over the years, we felt we just had to say something – as did some of your more well known inhabitants. Here, an assortment of Edinburgh’s finest list the people, places and things…

Sick Kids Sunday 2

20 Jan 2010

It’s a bumper line-up with a definite wonky, folky, indie vibe as the GRV hosts this charity fundraiser. James Yorkston & Adrian Crowley take the headlining slot with their take on the songs of Daniel Johnson, with able backup from the likes of Broken…

Charity Baw

13 Nov 2009

Nope, not a fundraiser for testicular cancer – this charity ball’s for Oxfam, and funds raised are going to support the fight against climate change. Acts such as The Real Tuesday Weld, Aberfeldy, The Parsonage, Withered Hand, Come On Gang!, Big Ned…

10 Best gigs in Scotland

1 Jun 2009


We Were Promised Jetpacks, Jarvis Cocker, Emiliana Torrini, Malcolm Middleton, Come On Gang, The Cat Empire, The Wilders, Bruce Springsteen, Orkestra Del Sol and Frightened Rabbit.

Various Artists: Limbo Live Volume 1

14 May 20094 stars

Anyone fortunate enough to attend the live music night Limbo at Edinburgh’s Voodoo Rooms on regular Thursdays will know that it’s run by people who know what’s best on the local musical landscape, and who have the luxury of applying some well-exercised…

Hinterland: Sounds and the City

16 Apr 2009

Just because it’s a brand new festival doesn’t mean Hinterland is free from pressure. The weight of expectation building up behind Glasgow’s two-day music bonanza is considerable. Partly this is because the one-ticket, multiple-venue format hasn’t been…

The full line-up and running order for Hinterland 2009

1 Apr 2009

Hinterland is a brand new music event coming to Glasgow from 30 April - 1 May. Over 100 bands and artists will invade 15 city centre venues showcasing the best new music from Scotland and beyond. One all access ticket allows entry to all events plus a…

Hinterland - The best new Scottish bands at Hinterland

1 Mar 2009

Come On Gang! ‘Indie power-trio from Edinburgh, whose drummer Sarah Tanat-Jones provides surprisingly folksy vocals. Copy Haho Louche young indie-rockers from Stonehaven (just outside Aberdeen) in the Sonic…

Come on support the gang!

19 Feb 2009

Art school band Come On Gang! will be part of the Scottish showcase at this year’s South by Southwest Festival. As part of a bid to raise some pennies to get there, the power punk trio are holding a fundraiser at the Wee Red Bar, Edinburgh College of…

Songs of the Year 2008

11 Dec 2008

'Skinny Love' Bon Iver One man's heartbreak becomes our joy from the album of the year. 'Like the Rest of Us' Atmosphere The leftfield dwelling purists may sneer but this is beguiling, introspective hip hop brilliance. 'Run Run' Those Dancing Days…

Hinterland music event announces first 30 acts

9 Dec 2008

Hinterland, a single ticket multi-venue art and music event taking place in Glasgow on April 30th and May 1st 2009, has announced the first 30 acts who will be performing. The festival will see over 80 bands playing in 15 venues across Glasgow over two…

Exposure - Come on Gang!

17 Oct 2008

‘I’m a nightmare on a train,’ says Sarah Tanat Jones, drummer and lead singer of Come on Gang! ‘I’m that annoying person who can’t help tapping a beat with my feet or hands. Or both.’ She wanted to channel her itchy energy into a pop-punk noise, so…

Singles & Downloads

3 Jul 2008

Why is there so much slickly produced, pretend-to-be-credible pop around these days? Newton Faulkner, Amy MacDonald, The Hoosiers, Sara Bareilles – the insipid list just keeps on getting longer. Eurgh, and here’s another one; the emotionless and utterly…

T Break 2008 line up announced

5 Jun 2008

16 new and unsigned bands will be performing at the T in the Park music festival at Balado on the 11th, 12th and 13th July. The bands, selected from 48 acts playing in the qualifying heat gigs held in Edinburgh and Glasgow earlier this year, now…


24 Apr 2008

Various venues, Edinburgh, Sun 4 May–Sun 1 Jun

Ruby-red lips, set perms and Avon panstick. Not the traditional image of a feminist – certainly not the popular, laddish stereotype of a feminist. However, Ladyfest, Edinburgh’s first female-focussed festival, launches this fortnight with an event that…

Come on Gang!, Alison and the Mings and Poor Edwar

13 Mar 20084 stars

GARAGE FOLK The Ark, Edinburgh, Tue 4 Mar With the best will in the world, local charity showcases are almost always a wildly mixed bag, although The List did take some mild amusement from the fact that this benefit for homeless charity the Ark…