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Flares n Seagulls #AdventCalendar : Day 17

Day 17, with just a week to go to the big day’s eve, and we have Frank Carter & the Rattlesnakes for you. This gig had everything; from a hushed audience kneeling on the floor, to much crowd surfing, and … Continue reading

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Flares n Seagulls #AdventCalendar : Day 16

Day 16 brings you Fat Goth. From Dundee, they’ve been around since 2007 and have just finished recording their 4th album. They played Aberdeen back in February for us – a really good gig. Photo by SBP: Downstairs, Aberdeen – 20th February … Continue reading

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Flares n Seagulls #AdventCalendar : Day 15

Day 15 is a festive tune from The La… The La… The LaFontaines –  a band we’ve seen grow from strength to strength, from the small venues and stages to the Main Stage at Bella where singer Kerr Okan looked very much … Continue reading

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Flares n Seagulls #AdventCalendar : Day 14

For Day 14 we have Vienna Ditto. This remarkable duo from Oxford had me transfixed – and laughing hysterically in equal measure – when they played Brew At The Bog this summer. Photo by SBP: Brew at the Bog 2016 – … Continue reading

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Flares n Seagulls #AdventCalendar : Day 13

For Day 13, we have a fun live band, The Undertones. SB was very pleased to hear them play Teenage Kicks twice at The Garage gig recently (probably because it gave him two chances to get a kick shot – … Continue reading

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Flares n Seagulls #AdventCalendar : Day 12

Day 12 brings us to Tijuana  Bibles. If dirty riffs and manic pacing are your thing, then go see these guys. We need to soon – it’s been too long. Photo by SBP: Brew at the Bog, Inverness – 4th … Continue reading

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Flares n Seagulls #AdventCalendar : Day 11

Day 11 is Man of Moon, a duo we were pleased to bring back to the city. Their performance at Cafe Drummonds was up there with our best Episodes. Photo by SBP: Cafe Drummonds, Aberdeen – 22nd October 2016

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Flares n Seagulls #AdventCalendar : Day 10

Day 10 is all about The Mirror Trap, just back from touring around Europe with Placebo. They played Aberdeen for us back in May – their previous visit to Aberdeen was in May 2015 when they played The Music Hall … Continue reading

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Flares n Seagulls #AdventCalendar : Day 9

Day 9 is The Twilight Sad. They’ve just completed an extensive tour supporting The Cure, and there’s a new album coming next year – we live in hope there will be a massive UK tour to go with it. Photo … Continue reading

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Flares n Seagulls #AdventCalendar : Day 8

For Day 8 we’ll have a little bit of Be Charlotte, a talented 19 year-old who’s been getting lots of notice this year. Photo by SBP: Electric Fields festival, 27th August 2016  

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