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A Weekend in Fife, featuring The Three Craws

I missed the impromptu set by The Three Craws at Homegame earlier this year, so I was delighted when my friends Iain and Aileen, who live in Aberdour, got Mel and I tickets to go see them at the Aberdour Festival. As it turned out, we were already heading to Fife that weekend to visit […]

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Fence Club featuring James Yorkston & The Athletes, Malcolm Middleton, The Pictish Trail and Rozi Plain.

Photo by Alison H (more at flickr) “I wouldn’t want to belong to any club that would have me as a member” Groucho Marx Even though hipster’s fave Bon Iver is appearing up the road at the Queen’s Hall, there are lengthy queues outside The Caves for tonight’s Fence Club and a few unlucky souls […]

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King Creosote & The Pictish Trail – Fence Collective special

illustration by Leigh Pearson From small beginnings, Anstruther-based label Fence Records has deservedly grown in stature over the last decade or so, and now boasts a dedicated fanbase and an impressive roster of artists whilst very much retaining its down-to-earth DIY ethos. I caught up with label lynchpins Johnny Lynch and Kenny Anderson, otherwise known […]

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The Pictish Trail – Powerhouse of Funk

Perfectly representing the organic mix of traditional and electronic instrumentation with quality songwriting and unself-conscious experimentation that characterises the output of the Fence Collective is Secret Soundz Vol.1, the first long-player from The Pictish Trail aka Johnny Lynch. Born and raised in Auld Reekie before moving to the US as a teenager (where he became […]