Articles by Bruce Cowie
Bruce Cowie went to see a very intimate gig by RM Hubbert at the Queen’s Hall in Edinburgh, with support by Emma Pollock.
It’s warm, summery post-rock. Gentle and relaxing. Joyful but not exuberant. I love it, really I do. By Bruce Cowie
“Next time I see them, the new songs will have settled into my brain and I will accept them as old friends. And Crippled Black Phoenix will continue to be fucking awesome.” by Bruce Cowie
With Edinburgh band A Fight You Can’t Win calling it quits, Bruce Cowie chats with these noise creators one more time to find out more. ‘Thank you and goodnight’.
Bruce Cowie had a virtual chat with Josh Graham of A Storm of Light about the band, the latest album and the upcoming tour.
Someone will, later, describe the set as a ‘masterclass in progressive rock music’, and he’s bang on. God Is An Astronaut are supremely tight and solid. Their musicianship is impeccable. But personally I’m finding my attention wandering. Maybe it’s because I can see bugger all, maybe it’s because I can hear little variation from song to song. To be sure, there were stand-out moments, but all too much of the 100 minute set passed me by in a blur. By Bruce Cowie.
“The first thing to show me there was interesting stuff out there” – by Bruce Cowie
“Promising youngsters, blissful desert blues and sexy goth-country”, Bruce Cowie’s words on the Daughn Gibson, Brokeback & May He Go’s gig at Sneaky Pete’s in Edinburgh.
Bruce Cowie went to Bar Bloc in Glasgow to witness the madness of a special 13-piece performance by Billy Ray Osiris (or Orkestra). Kwoon and Jonathan Snee were also playing.
These songs are bursting, EXPLODING with life and joy and glory and passion. And that’s what post-rock should do. By Bruce Cowie