15 April 2024
  • 15 April 2024

MrdB: The Sound of Renfrewshire

on 21 March 2024 0

Following a relentless schedule of gigs in 2023, MrdB have no intention of taking their foot off the gas this year either  How did MrdB come about?  Billy Kinnear: My daughters always try to guess how many bands I’ve been in over the years and I’ve played everything over the years (laughs). After I...

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Scunnurt – The Sound of Renfrewshire

on 27 December 2023 0

Possessing a frenetic, genre-averse sound that grips you from the outset, Robert Blair gets to know Paisley’s very own Scunnurt How did Scunnurt come about? I think we met in this room in Brick Lane Studios, then the other boys came along in 2018. From there, it’s all kicked off. We’ve been jamming since...

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Optimo (Espacio): JG Wilkes talks to Mill Magazine

on 14 December 2023 0

Along with JD Twitch, JG Wilkes forms half of the legendary electronic duo Optimo (Espacio). We spoke to him ahead of their gig at Paisley Town Hall in November 2023 about their longevity, playing alongside Bicep and their excitement about the shows… The Paisley one is particularly interesting. Historically, it wasn’t a location for...

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Sasha Kaloheris – The Sound of Renfrewshire

on 30 November 2023 0

Mill Magazine catches up with Houston-based singer/songwriter Sasha Kaloheris to discuss her musical journey so far How did you first get involved in music? Was it a lifelong passion?  I’ve always been heavily involved in music and I danced from a very young age. My sister and I used to compete in dancing until...

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Norman Blake on gigs with Bernard Butler and James Grant

on 12 March 2023 0

Mill Magazine caught up with the legendary Norman Blake before his Paisley show with Bernard Butler and James Grant in 2022 Although their paths have only crossed incidentally over the years, there’s something that seems inherently natural about Teenage Fanclub’s Norman Blake, Bernard Butler and Love & Money’s James Grant...

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The Noise Club: The Sound of Renfrewshire

on 3 March 2023 0

Bastions of the Glasgow music scene but composed of Renfrewshire-born artists, get acquainted with Craig Milroy and Dan Drennan from indie-punk sextet The Noise Club What were the origins of The Noise Club? The Noise Club was forged in the fires of lockdown from parts of preexisting bands such as Sway, Sobriety and Heavy...

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Arbo Falls: The Sound of Renfrewshire

on 2 March 2023 0

Known for creating immersive soundscapes that stir the emotional and cerebral aspects of our brains at once, Paisley-based producer Andrew Robinson, AKA Arbo Falls, talks us through his process and his latest EP, Arise  Although you’re an electronic artist now, your musical origins can be traced to guitar bands. When did you realise that...

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Tom McGuire & The Brassholes gig review by Robert Blair

on 7 February 2023 0

Robert Blair reviews Tom McGuire & The Brassholes recent gig at The Barrowlands before they visit Paisley in March For bands that emanate from anywhere in Scotland, playing The Barrowlands isn’t just another show. Rather, it’s a rite of passage. It’s confirmation that Glasgow has welcomed you into the cockles of its heart and...

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Paisley Music Roundup 18 by Tommy McGrory

on 3 February 2023 0

Welcome to Tommy McGrory’s Paisley Music Roundup 18, looking ahead at gigs in the town from Friday night. Tonight, The Bungalow has a birthday party booked in. The birthday girl is Angie McGuire who is a regular at The Bungalow. I’m not saying what birthday it is, but the staff will not be employing...

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Get High by Nicola Taylor – single review by Kate Cohen

on 12 January 2023 0

The newest member of our writing team, Kate Cohen, reviews Get High – the latest single from Glasgow-based soul artist Nicola Taylor. When it comes to emotive songwriting, relationships – good, bad, or otherwise – can be an incredible source of inspiration, for artists and listeners. Whether you’re thinking of Someone You Loved, or looking...

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