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Americana band Morganway chat to Student Rag about UFOs, circus theatrics and their Summer album release…

Americana band Morganway, founded by twin brothers Callum and Kieran Morgan, are a Norfolk six-piece inspired by classic 80s bands and artists such as Bruce Springsteen, Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles. Lead singer Nicole J Terry, a former circus performer and violin-maker, has a similar vocal sound to KT Tunstall

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We’ve got some more gigs coming up to keep you going over the next few weeks…

SEAN PAUL After his initial foray into mainstream consciousness, Sean Paul seemed to fall out of favour for a few years. Early on, his singles Get Busy and Temperature, as well as his appearance on Beyonce’s Baby Boy and Blu Cantrell’s brilliant R’n’B hit Breathe seemed to point towards him being

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LOOKING FOR A GIG BUT NOT SURE WHAT’S ON? LET STUDENT RAG’S LUKE HAWKINS GUIDE YOU…

OLLY MURS With a number of top ten hits under his belt, including a few number ones, and regular appearances on every TV show under the sun, Olly Murs has found himself as one of the more successful acts to have come out of the X Factor. He’s certainly done better than

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“Song-writing made me understand myself and my feelings….” Grace Carter tells Student Rag magazine

Grace Carter’s the perfect example of how your past experiences shouldn’t define you. She’s faced struggles as a child but has used the best therapy available to her to overcome any demons – her song-writing. The London-born singer/songwriter may still be young but she has a lot to say about

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“I had a lot of anger as a kid, I really let stuff get to me and I wish I hadn’t let it affect me so much…” Student Rag interviews Sophie and the Giants

We’re looking forward to seeing you in Glasgow in March. When’s your next album out, what will it be called and what can we expect from it? Sophie: Our next release is dropping very very soon! We can’t give away too much, but it’s much more anthemic compared to our previous

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The Spielbergs left emo whining to the guitars & amps last night at Glasgow’s Garage

Up the endless, Escher-esque stairs in an old industrial building off Sauchiehall Street, you will find The Attic – The Garage’s more intimate gig venue. It is here that Spielbergs played their first gig on Scottish soil (or several flights of stairs above Scottish soil). The Garage might be synonymous with

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The ups and downs of a psychedelic condition given a socially acceptable, coffeeshop soundtrack….says Luke Hawkins of The Dandy Warhols

The Old Fruitmarket became one of the first venues to host The Dandy Warhols since the recent release of their tenth studio album Why You So Crazy. Despite having no real connection to anything celtic, the gig was part of Celtic Connections, running through the end of January and early

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Thanks to breaking their code of silence, The Slow Readers Club is making waves in the music world with their impressive third album. Lead singer Aaron Starkie explains why…

Aaron Starkie named his band The Slow Readers Club as a two fingers up to ‘labels’ in his high school. The Mancunian lead singer, who grew up in a council estate, acknowledges he has had a chip on his shoulder in the past. But the evolution of his band and popularity

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‘Steal from the best. No one will notice, promise….’ Arkells lead singer Max Kerman shares some secrets with Susie Daniels

They're massive in Canada and after 12 years in the music industry Arkells are planning world domination. Lead singer Max Kerman talks to Susie Daniels about surrounding themselves with smart, talented people and relentless return gigs being a sure-fire way to make it big. Max is a political science graduate

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