Category Archives: Scots Rock

It does seem that the best bands are Scottish. Why I can’t say. It just is.

Record Review: Simple Minds – Walk Between Worlds [pt 4]

[continued from last post] The album was a fairly airtight eight song traditional album, with nary an ounce of fat to be heard on it. It has become something of a Simple Minds tradition to offer their previous two albums … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds – Walk Between Worlds [pt 3]

[continued from last post] The band got both reflective and ferocious on the nostalgic “Barrowland Star;” named for the iconic Glaswegian venue that was a big part of their past, and future. The heraldic synths and acoustic guitars were deceptively … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds – Walk Between Worlds [pt 2]

[continued from last post] When the album was teased early on, sage thinkers made certain that in addition to the single mix of “Magic” the LP deep cut “The Signal + The Noise” was also released to assure fans of … Continue reading

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Record Review: Simple Minds – Walk Between Worlds [pt 1]

It’s been released ever since February 2, 2018. It’s been in house for almost six weeks, since I had to wait for the pre-order to arrive from abroad. If I were capable of extending the massive Simple Minds Rock G.P.A. … Continue reading

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Jim Kerr Is a FUNNY Guy…

SPECIAL BONUS SATURDAY POSTING: I was halfway through this interesting interview with Jim Kerr and Goldmine editor Patrick Prince and this was so hilarious I had to share a tiny bit with everyone. Prince is talking about the generational reach … Continue reading

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Simple Minds “Walk Between Worlds” On 2-2-18

Their dalliance with acoustic versions of their electric back catalogue now [hopefully] over, It’s once again time to remember that I was a Simple Minds fan of long standing. From 2015-2017 I watched the band, hot off the heels of … Continue reading

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REDUX: When Records Say ‘Buy Me!’ – Strawberry Switchblade

January 10, 2014 Sometimes, you just have to give in to a record and buy it because it just looks perfect. My friend Tom and I ran into such a record one day while perusing the bins at Murmur Records … Continue reading

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