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Ross Scott 17 Entries
Ross Scott

From Tyrone hi. Balding, lanky, stuck in the 90s. (Very) amateur photographer. Photo booth owner as a " job". Husband to long suffering Jo, Dad to an eejit :-)

Dean Maywood

Watch: Dean Maywood – Jane

Donegal based singer-songwriter Dean Maywood releases ‘Jane’ the lead single from his upcoming debut EP, due to follow in May. An almost Eagles-esque intro is beautifully accompanied with a delicate helping of slide guitar (courtesy of Patsy Gallagher).  Siobhan McShane…

February 15, 2019


Stream: Sugarwolf – Loose Ends

Formed from the ashes (three quarters) of the ferocious Making Monsters (there that’s out of the way), Sugarwolf unleash their much anticipated debut single ‘Loose Ends‘ following a handful of live shows in their new incarnation. Immediately I’m reminded of…

February 15, 2019

Darren Doherty & The Heathen Choir

Watch: Darren Doherty & The Heathen Choir – Heathens

Strabane singer songwriter Darren Doherty (formerly of A Northern Light) makes a very welcome return with the first single from his second solo album as Darren Doherty & The Heathen Choir, due in spring 2019. ‘Heathens’ is a gentle, haunting…

November 20, 2018

Darren Doherty & The Heathen Choir

Darren Doherty & The Heathen Choir – 4th April 2018

Darren Doherty & The Heathen Choir with support from D-Day and Blackbird & Crow Wednesday 4th April 2018 – Balor Arts Centre, Ballybofey Paying my first visit to Ballybofey’s Balor Theatre for their (increasingly popular) monthly The Ghostlight Sessions (this…

April 10, 2018

Darren Doherty

Darren Doherty – What You Do

Strabane singer songwriter/Northern Light frontman Darren Doherty earlier this year released one song a week, which have now been pieced together for his solo debut “What You Do”. One listen to opener ‘Tiny Steps’ and the listener can be left…

October 9, 2017

Making Monsters – 2nd May 2016

Making Monsters with support from Death of a Salesman, Heel of Achilles & Black Chapels Monday 2nd May 2016 – Empire Music Hall, Belfast Belfast’s historic Empire hosted a four band bill made up from bands from the heavier end…

May 9, 2016

Lost Avenue – Daggers

  EP opener ‘Cut my cord’ kicks with a stop start riff, leading into some spacey guitar, followed by some frenetic playing from the Derry three piece. Dylan Bradley’s vocals are raspy (as they are throughout) and sound like they…

December 16, 2015

Introducing: #67 – Indra’s Net

Name: Indra’s Net Formed: June 2014 Hometown: Leicester, England (originally: Ballyclare, Hereford, Southampton and Malvern) Genre: Alternative/Art Rock Line-up: Alex Scurlock – vocals / guitar | Ed Llewellin – guitar | Luke Ingram – bass / vocals | Will Reade…

October 8, 2015

Kryptic State – Vomiting & Power Chords

Alarm bells tend to ring when you read a band’s biography and it says that the band just want to “write music and stuff”. Thankfully those alarms aren’t warranted on the second release from Kryptic State. Opener ‘Sustain’ kicks into…

May 26, 2015

Those Ghosts – Delays

Former Kickstart winners, Strabane based Those Ghosts return with their debut EP. Opener ‘Your Violins Are In A Different Key’ features some sublime guitar work, whilst being held together but solid drumming, a strong bass sound and clean vocals. DELAYS…

April 1, 2015

Plague Artists – What Floats Like Flies

  The debut EP release from Belfast based “post grunge” band Plague Artists, and the “post” bit of that description could be dropped as it throws up images of Creed. This act have a lot more in common with the…

March 10, 2015

PigsAsPeople – The Plot Against Future Plans

  Post hardcore seems to be such a vague description, but for somebody who squirms at the notion that everything has to be categorised we’ll make do with it shall we? Or shall we? On PigsAsPeople‘s Facebook page they don’t help…

December 8, 2014

Triggerman – Origins, Lost Travellers and Rock N Roll Heaven

Maiden City earth shaker’s  Triggerman return with a 3 track EP, kicking off with a reworked ‘Origin Of Man’. Propelled by a massive bass sound capable of crumbling Derry’s walls and a riff that just makes you want to find…

July 8, 2014

Nicky McCallan – Hear On Earth

The ‘Hear On Earth’ ep is the first release from Irish singer /songwriter Nicky McCallan (formerly of Belfast based “nearly made it” post grungers God Talking Soul). Listening to opening track ‘This City’ you can almost see the blood from…

January 23, 2014

Kashis – I Welcome You

Lurgan’s Kashis are “described” as Grunge meets prog.  I for one am not the biggest fan of categorising music, but as a huge 90s fan, that g word came into my head A LOT listening to this four track EP….

January 15, 2014