Category Archives: Scots Rock

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

Want List: The 40th Anniversary Boxed Set of God Of Ultravox’s “Vienna” Is Nearing Launch

Well after much ado, and chatter outside this blog, the mooted 40th Anniversary BSOG of Ultravox’s seminal “Vienna” album is getting ready for launch on the 25th of September, 2020. Approximately 40 years on from its initial release, which was … Continue reading

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Record Review: The Countess Of Fife – Live EP CD5

Last month The Countess Of Fife; the new band formed by Fay Fife and Lord Mcdowall released a new live 4-track EP and Duncan from the comments secured a copy of the CD for each of us, and I reciprocated … Continue reading

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Countess Of Fife Stage Virtual Hootenanny This Saturday On Web

This is just a quick post announcing that The Countess of Fife, Fay Fire’s new roots band will be having their third lockdown concert stream live on FaceBeast this Saturday, at 7:00 p.m. BST, so if you’re in the US … Continue reading

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Fay Fife Of Rezillos/Revillos Makes Her Own Kind Of Music As The Countess of Fife

As a big fan of The Rezillos/The Revillos, I was pleased to see that Fay Fife had recently struck out on another project of her own, The Countess of Fife. Their first three songs were Bandcamp releases that came in … Continue reading

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Want List: Cherry Red’s “Musik Music Musique” Box Tantalizes With Technopop

Various: Musik Music Musique – UK – 3xCD  [2020] Disc One Orchestral Manoeuvres In The Dark : Messages Zeus: Musik, Music, Musique Fad Gadget: Coitus Interruptus Xynn: Computed Man Rod Vey: Metal Love Gina X Performance: Vendor’s Box Our Daughter’s … Continue reading

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Sometimes, Not Buying Records Is A Bit Boring

Yes, yes, yes. I know I have been trying, year over year to spend less on music and enjoy what I have more than obsessing over what I don’t yet have. This year I’ve really been holding expenses to a … Continue reading

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Now Simple Minds Are Getting The Big Book Treatment

With everything up in the air I have had little time for blogging as I am negotiating working from home, but at least I still have a job. Hopefully you do too! The job of Simple Minds is normally to … Continue reading

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