We were cramped into the corner of the venue, tripping over each other. The place was hot and sweaty, with only the house lights on, there was no place to hide.
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
Pictures taken by Purple Dot photography and Kirsty Smith We had been invited to play a set of cover songs at Whitecriag rugby club as part of their yearly beer festival and family day out. We decided to go along and join in with the festivities. We do not play a lot of gigs these... Continue Reading →
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 →
Credits The Crowd: Thank you for attending a local gig and supporting the artists. Thank you for staying right to the end. The Sonic Blues, Rabid Dog: Thank you for playing along side us Rory (Eindp Photography): For taking photographs for this and many, many local gigs Juls Sampson (photography and pictures used for this... Continue Reading →
How we made Weird Decibels 2 Deluxe download at bandcamp In the home studio As the Springfield bags were unpacked and I sat in the home studio I had an optimism about the forthcoming mix sessions. We seemed better prepared; all the tracking seemed to have gone well. There was still a lot of recording... Continue Reading →
The incredible Third Class Ticket radio show There are two gatekeepers of the music scene in Scotland. Two. Jim Gellatly and Vic Galloway. You send demos and you hope that they are in the mood to listen to what is probably the 100th WAV file they have heard on a cold damp March morning. I... Continue Reading →
Writing Weird Decibels 1 All Over Again We started creating Weird Decibels 2 in March 2013 you can read about the first session here. We got many things right when creating our new album but one of the few mistakes we made was the title, Weird Decibels 2. The name put an expectation on us... Continue Reading →