We scrapped a few songs at the start and hired a cottage to write, This was new for us and it saved the album.
On the 1st of September 2007 we packed all our modest musical belongings into a hire van and hit the road
many people in the audience commented on how they had never seen a heavy alternative music event for many years so perhaps there is a scene in Falkirk waiting to be uncovered
Was Shuffle Down 2017 a success? If success was a large group of happy people enjoying local acts then yes it was a huge success.
All the information about the festival is on this fine website Back in 2015 I was flicking through the Falkirk Herald when I stumbled across an article about a new local music festival called Shuffle Down. I was aware of this event however they had added the band Broken Records to the lieup. At this... Continue Reading →
Here was four young lads without much in the way of gear and band experience nervously wondering what was to happen next
A small CRT monitor would flicker as the tills rang though the drink sales. Gold Bier £1. This was the mid 90’s and many of the local kids were heading to this venue to see 4 bands on a Thursday for a fiver
Credits The audience Rikki Toner (Afterglow) local music scene pioneer Eindp Photography capturing the scene, his work is used on this blog with his kind permission Bootsie Blue, The Projection and Grim Morrison the artists! Ben White sound Before I entered Behind the Wall to head upstairs into the Loft (the ale house for the older... Continue Reading →