5★★★★★

Review: The Populars at Summerhall

To be completely upfront: it's basically impossible to do The Populars justice in a small space. Perhaps the best way to describe it is as a journey. You enter the room in darkness, slow jazz playing and the p...
4★★★★

Review: Jack Barry: Alien at The Banshee Labyrinth

Jack Barry knows how to make an entrance. Bouncing down the stairs towards a massive projection of his gurning face, dressed head to toe in yellow, there's an instant sense that you're in for a good time, and ...
5★★★★★

Review: George Egg at Assembly

George Egg is a man with a big personality and big ideas to match. Bursting on to the stage in the Piccolo venue in George Square Gardens, he fills the room despite its size and his numerous props. Moveabl...
5

Review: Thumpasaurus at Underbelly Cowgate

Personally, I've always enjoyed live music, but never been able to get as excited as some people do when attending. Between not being as invested in bands as others and a paralysing degree of self-consciousness...
3★★★

Review: The Not So Late Show at Dropkick Murphy’s

Oh dear. As a reviewer, I've hit on one principle that I think seems pretty reasonable: only review what you see in front of you. With that in mind, what follows is probably not representative of most nights f...
4★★★★

 Review: Tony Law: A Lost Show at Monkey Barrel 

What do you get when you cross lamps, a space bear, and a suffragette's hat? Tony Law's lost show, apparently. Law is on fine form this year, taking to the stage of the cramped Monkey Barrel venue festoone...