The Pleasance Sessions: The Twilight Sad

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Melancholic soaring sounds from indie rock band Twilight Sad.

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A guide to the top music events and gigs this autumn

14 Oct 2014

Including The Pleasance Sessions, To Rococo Rot, Simple Things, Chvrches and Future Islands

The Pleasance Sessions The mini-festival continues with gorgeous Italo-synths and swooning, keening folk from Ubre Blanca and Two Wings (Thu 16 Oct), plus Glasgow’s excellent ‘proto-robo-folkers’ the Phantom Band and ambient vista-makers Remember…

Twilight Sad – The Pleasance, Edinburgh, Thu 9 Oct

13 Oct 20144 stars

Spectacular opening gig of the Pleasance Sessions with support from the Hidden Orchestra

Most live bands, from arena-filling rock tourists to dive bar folk minnows, will gratify their audience by telling them how pleased they are to be sharing an evening with them. But on the opening night of the Pleasance Sessions, that sentiment didn’t…

Twilight Sad – Nobody Wants to Be Here and Nobody Wants to Leave

8 Oct 20144 stars

Fourth album strikes perfect balance between epic sound and insular beauty

More than a decade spent cranking out slabs of scorching misery would leave most bands jaded, but the Twilight Sad sound more invigorated than ever. Recent releases have seen what might be considered typical moves towards ‘maturing’, by paring back…

Ten days of music, film, comedy and spoken word at The Pleasance Sessions 2014

19 Sep 2014

Confirmed performers include The Twilight Trio, Vic Galloway, Roddy Hart, Neu! Reekie! and Paul Foot

It’s one of Edinburgh’s grandest venues, yet the Pleasance is often overlooked outside the month of August when it’s transformed into a bustling Fringe venue. Thankfully, after a successful first year – including a nomination for Best Small Festival at…

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