The Go! Team

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The Go! Team - Oran Mor, Glasgow, Thu 3 Feb 2011

11 Feb 20114 stars

Sextet match joyous presence with optimistic, but not at all cheesy, pop

The most notable thing about The Go! Team’s sold out Glasgow date (the first in their UK tour) was the diversity. Not just in the band, but the fans – stretching from old school punks to brightly-coloured art students and families. The Brighton…

The Go! Team - Rolling Blackouts

14 Jan 20114 stars

Third album from Brighton’s pop symphony fans makes feature of live instrumentation

(Memphis Industries) Although this third album from Brighton’s manic devotees of the pop symphony makes a feature of its roots in live instrumentation rather than the usual samples, it’s business as usual otherwise. Highlights include the…

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…

The Go! Team

6 Sep 2007

POP The Go! Team have always ploughed a lonely, if thrilling, furrow. When the Brighton six-piece outfit’s debut album, Thunder, Lightning, Strike, exploded in our faces in 2004, it was a joyful, irrepressible record which sailed in the opposite…

The Go! Team

9 Apr 2007

Smirnoff Electric Cabaret

CUT’N’PASTE FUN’N’GAMES If you’re looking for a gig with a difference, here it is. Human beatboxer? Check. Hula hoop artist? Check. Burlesque dancers? Check. ‘Giant balloon man’ (whatever that is)? Check. Right, let’s also get Lemon Jelly to DJ and…