Posts Tagged ACSOM’s Stereo

What’s on ACSOM’s Stereo? Take Me Out by Franz Ferdinand

A guitar crashes through an office window and off we go. There is no long-winded intro here. If you are lonely they are there for you, but you’ll need to keep up with them. It’s January 2004 and Franz Ferdinand have announced themselves on to the scene

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What’s on ACSOM’s Stereo? 1994: Oasis with Supersonic

Vote now for A CELTIC STATE OF MIND as BEST INTERNATIONAL PODCAST at this year’s FOOTBALL CONTENT AWARDS: 1994 was a rough year. The Tories were still in power. Rangers were in the middle of their tainted 9-in-a-row. The Top 40, something that actually mattered then, was

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What’s on ACSOM’s Stereo? Kevin P. Gilday & The Glasgow Cross with ‘Pure Concrete’

Vote now for A CELTIC STATE OF MIND as BEST INTERNATIONAL PODCAST at this year’s FOOTBALL CONTENT AWARDS: “The duo have crafted a unique sonic palette via the merging of contemporary spoken word and post-punk/electro instrumental arrangements, bringing to the surface each artist’s individual musicality.” ★★★★ The

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What’s on ACSOM’s Stereo? The Rifles’ No Love Lost

As part of live music experiment with my brother back in 2007 I picked up a couple of tickets to see The Rifles at the Queen Margaret Union in Glasgow’s west end. At the time I hadn’t listened to their debut album; I had heard the single

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What’s on ACSOM’s Stereo – Rage Against The Machine

On the 3rd November 1992, Rage Against the Machine released their self-titled debut album. The 4-piece band from Los Angeles, led by vocalist Zack de la Rocha, unleashed a 10-track, 52-minute masterpiece of rap rock / funk metal. Zack along with the other “Guilty Parties” Brad Wilk,

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Martin Donaldson recommends Mickey 9s for ACSOM’s Stereo

A number of years ago, my brother and I challenged each other to find a local gig every couple of months in Glasgow. An opportunity to pay less than a tenner for live music, nothing that was going to break the bank, but the chance to see

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What’s on ACSOM’s Stereo? Hightown Pirates’ new LP ‘All of the Above’

“If you’re going to arrive un-fashionably late, at least arrive with a good story.” Hightown Pirates have announced the release of their latest LP All of the Above, which was released on 1 May 2020 via Port Royal Records. Links to all formats can be found on

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What’s on ACSOM’s Stereo? Badly Drawn Boy’s new LP ‘Banana Skin Shoes’

Badly Drawn Boy, aka Damon Gough, is set to make his eagerly awaited return with the release of a new album through AWAL on the 22nd of May 2020. Banana Skin Shoes features fourteen brand new tracks including the political pop of current single Is This A

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What’s on ACSOM’s Stereo? Martin Donaldson takes a look at the return of Mumm-Ra

After a wait of almost 13 years, Mumm-Ra have returned to the studio to work on new material. The six-piece band from Bexhill on Sea released their new single, titled Summer, just as the UK started adjusting to life under social distancing measures. The unmistakable sound of

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What’s on ACSOM’s Stereo? Christine and the Queens // Non Canon // The Blinders

CHRISTINE AND THE QUEENS EP // LA VITA NUOVA // BUY HERE Christine and the Queens unveiled surprise new EP, La vita nuova, on 10 April. The EP arrived with an accompanying short film of the same name, imagined by Christine and featuring the EP’s five new

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