all gigs start at 8pm unless otherwise stated.....
Saturday 12 ***ONES TO WATCH***
BITCHES (london) / TUFF LOVE / SMACK WIZARDS
Last time we saw BITCHES was up at sleazies with the wild Foot Village a couple of years back. that time they told us they played WILD LOUD PARTY MUSIC. They are 1 fella and 1 lady and they sound like a warehouse of woaft, each davy jones revving the bubblegum further. Utterly wonderful party punk from london for anyone who's ever wanted to punch Kevin Bacon in his horrible bloody face for going on about that 'No Bray-nurr!' chat at the cinema. Gads! / Tuff Love are all about that wonderful breezy pace and melody that makes you feel like you have a friend when yr feeling sad. You can be friends with them for real though, if you like. Fans of Electrelane, wispy soft vocals, comet gain and pavement are gonna be all over this. / Smack Wizards have little to no regard for yr wellbeing. They explore the double nickels on the dime Minutemen vibe perfectly for me. Except none of them are dead, which makes it all the better. Sorry mum x 8pm £5
MOG / SHADOW PEOPLE / ROADRUNNERS / A-MACC / SUBKONSIOUS / KID ROBOTIK
Trix records presents a night of the best local hip hop. Doors 7.30pm, £6
Wednesday 16 ***ONES TO WATCH***
ANCHOR / IN TONGUES / DREAD / LOST LIMBS
Anchor: Heavy and aggressive vegan straight edge hardcore hailing from Sweden in the vein of Champion and Damage Control. Intense but not devoid of melody and singalongs. With two albums released through Let It Burn and Refuse Records, this band is not to be missed on their first Scottish show. For fans of Trial, WolfxDown and Judge. / In Tongues - Glasgow's 'Sons of Nothern Darkness' play a raw, mournful and socially aware variety of metallic hardcore with a sound not unlike that of Undying, Prayer for Cleansing and other 90s style hxc. / LOST LIMBS: A new 3 piece Glasgow based screamo band, with influences ranging from post punk to The Smiths. Very good musicianship and fantastic guitar melodies. Phil Differ is in them, so you already know that they are great. Doors 7.30pm £6
6TH AVENUE TRAFFIC / KOBOSH (NZ) / TERESA BANKS
6th Avenue Traffic are one of the best new alternative rock bands from Glasgow, for real. / From new zealand, KOBOSH present a smorgasbord of rock, klezmer, progressive, funk, heavy, soft, quirky, and melodical. "Cleverly constructed, with deep, mysterious lyrics, expert dynamic arrangements and a crisp production. Every member of this band can play your favourite band into a crying ball of shame - their chops are white hot and sizzling" - 10/10 Subba Cultcha / Little is known of the exact nature of the creature heard to inhabit Teresa Banks land. On the way there you'll get Noises most frightening, Prawns most symbolic and a whole load of riffs. Love. £4, 8pm
Friday 18 ***ONES TO WATCH***
Sheets of Easter fest: BLACK MAGICIAN / ALISTAIR QUIERTSCH / DREAD / COLTSBLOOD / CLOCKED OUT / VUIL / THE DEAD RAVEN / DEAD OTTER - free entry
Black Magician are ye olde tales of harrowing doom and gloom from the darkest yorkshire wastelands. They destroyed our minds at Roadburn festival last year, utterly spellbinding. PUN FUN / AQ is the double bass drone master. Having released over 45 tapes and cd-rs secretly over the last 8 years, we're proud to call him a friend / Dread are said to be fans of Boston style hardcore but this is far from bruiser beatdown knock off junk, get it dealt with and know ye the truth / Coltsblood are the best new doom band in the uk. Churning out of post industrial Liverpool, like Celtic Frost shaggin a Mammoth's bones. / Clocked out are the best Hardcore band to ever feature Mick Stewart / Vuil are the black metal thrash punk daddies from Edinburgh, they ravage and rampage / The Dead Raven are low tuned retro groove rock, big early seventies influences for fans of Budgie, Mighty Baby and BANG! / Dead Otter are a space traversing, vibe selecting oracle of improvised kraut and psych waves. Just dig. First band 6pm SHARP. Oh yeah, how does FREE OF CHARGE scratch at yr danglies?
Saturday 19 ***ONES TO WATCH***
Sheets of Easter fest: PIGSPIGSPIGSPIGSPIGSPIGSPIGS / TOKAMAK / HALFRICAN / VOM / OKISHIMA ISLAND TOURIST ASSOCIATION / THE SEAN ARMSTRONG EXPERIENCE / BIG HOGG / GENESEE / UNCLE JUDAS - free entry
PIGSx7 are the perfect party band. ALL these bands are the perfect party band. We like some deranged gatherings, we do. Expect Kraut motorik infused doom influenced experimental rock with a firm eye on riding the snake. Hailing out of Newcastle, sharing members with heavyweights Spokes, Khunnt, Ommadon and Blown Out! / Tokamak haven't played in ages, last seen playing to a Doune the Rabbit hole size capacity crowd at a tent in the country somewhere around the stroke of midnight, unleashing epic space twitches. Stripped down Battles and Don Caballero rinsin ahoy! / Halfrican (featuring the one and only Jackal Helvette) need only SurfPartyFunGrindageWhee-ziiiin/ Vom are the dark lords of cold wave post punk barely contained malice / OItA are punishment for drinking coca cola when you should really be trying a little harder NOT to fund murderers and tyrants / TSAE - yawns vocalist covers band of Gypsies era Hendrix. With a hammer and some spoons / Big Hogg bring the folk infused psych funk, all sorts of afropsych vibes mixed with a more rural, cantebury scene type of exploration into the furthermost reaches / Genesee - the best folks we've heard in the Note since john Martyn played here in 1975. Honest, you'll heavily dig her / Uncle Judas : Wild and crazy freakflaggers whip out the northern soul beats, organ fuzz and knee bruising melody that is gonna have this place jumpin. All around the 3.30pm mark as well. DANCER. FREE ENTRY 3.30pm start!
Fuzzkill records presents: ALGERNON DOLL / PINACT / THE WALKING TARGETS
Algernon Doll - Beautifully crafted melancholic alternative rock in the vein of The Smashing Pumpkins, Sonic Youth and Fugazi. / Pinact - Noisy 2 piece who play hard and loud pop songs, for fans of No Age, Paws and Nirvana. / The Walking Targets - Fast, raw and melodic punk rock influenced by the likes of Hot Water Music and Banner Pilot. Doors 8pm, fiver entry.
THE RAGAZZI – Conversation Killer EP Launch / + Guests
The Ragazzi: ''formed in 2012 in Ross-shire now spread across scotland. Taking main inspiration from The Vaccines but influenced by a range of artists and genres. Described as " lo fi indie" with "clever lyrics full of teenage angst or brutal honesty" Doors @ 8.30pm Tickets £5
Punk Rock Rammy + Choices Made presents: SEAHAVEN (usa) / NAI HARVEST / BATTLE LINES
Emo, Punk and pleading indie in the lines of "Kids are living reruns, the same crap over and over and their minds get closed tighter and tighter, it's such a waste. The same political crap, the radio is dead. I think the whole thing is going to fall down to this lower level, 'cause I know kids are getting into it, they don't have anything else. What we have at these shows, and with these records - THIS IS OUR BATTLEFIELD, this is where we'll be fighting about what we're for. We have to do it all ourselves, which means we have to get happening, we have to get with it." 7.30pm £6
THE CAVALIERS / + support
The Cavaliers are an alternative rock/pop punk band , toured the UK and Scotland over the past year, currently planning a second English tour this January. The Cavaliers have supported established bands such as natives at King Tuts, taking Hayley at the abc2 aswell as Neck deep and me vs hero. Ideal for of fans of Kids in Glass Houses and you me at six. 8pm £cashif.
EUGENE'S LAYER / RUSSIAN BRIDE / + 1
Eugene's Lair is a very odd space between the walls of a Glasgow tenement building built on cornerstones of Blues, Rock and Funk with plenty of sauce. / Russian Bride are a three piece trio based in Glasgow. Blending elements of Grunge, Pop, Disco and left of centre Rock, Russian Bride create a quirky and unique sound with riffs and hooks that are sure to leave the audience with at least a few lasting ear worms! - £4, 8pm
CARCER CITY / FALL OF EDEN / HAND OF HORUS
Based in Liverpool, Carcer City are a touring machine, hitting the road with many great bands including Silent Screams, Maleface, Dead Harts, Polar and Continents. “…reverberates in your insides like a mighty militia punching at your gut, broken only by flashes of classical moments - KKKK” – Kerrang! / £4 8pm
THE VEGAN LEATHER / PATRON SAINTS / WHISKY HOTEL
The Vegan Leather - Ambient electronic dance rock from the mean streets of Glasgow, against the cruelty of humans on animals. / Patron Saints - An energetic and intense emo/punk band from Paisley. / Whisky Hotel - A alternative rock five piece from Glasgow, with some tinges of blues and indie. 8pm £4
Sunday 27 ***ONES TO WATCH***
The Littlest Hobo1 and Jaggers Lips present: THE UNDERGROUND YOUTH / HELICON / LIFE MODEL
The Underground Youth: They blend the sounds of shoegaze, post-punk and psychedelic rock to create a raw and haunting wall of sound. The creative project of Craig Dyer boasts a number of digital and physical releases since it began in 2008, the most recent of which have been released by the bands label Fuzz Club Records. As a live band The Underground Youth have spent the last two years touring through Europe playing extensively. / Helicon : "Helicon make music that will leave you feeling in awe of your experience, and will have you scrambling for the repeat button. Drone-heavy and dramatic, a big sound made from layers upon layers of guitar effects, all swirls and conflicts of light and dark, absorbing and deeply engaging, endlessly intriguing”. –Dirty Sexy Karma - Helicon have recently supported the mighty Dead Skeletons, The Warlocks, Wooden Shjips and The Holy Drug Couple. / LifeModel : Life Model are a 5-piece noisepop/shoegaze band from Glasgow, Scotland. The band mixes classic shoegaze influences such as My Bloody Valentine, Slowdive and Curve with 90s noise and alternative bands such as Sonic Youth, Smashing Pumpkins and the Pixies, creating their own sonic fingerprint. £4 advance, 8pm
RANK BERRY / DON'T LOOK DOWN / ACT NATURAL
A night of alternative hard rock. Where the box cars are all empty and the sun shines every day. 7.30pm £5
Folk Showcase: MIKE HASTINGS / MICHAEL McGARRY / PADDY COYLE AND ADAM HODES
Mike Hastings is a guitarist and songwriter from Glasgow who also plays with Trembling Bells. A wonderful acoustic guitarist and songwriter. A limited 7'' ep of his solo material was released on Lucky number nine records featuring Solveig Askvik on violin. This was then followed by 6 track CD release called Mike & Solveig. / Michael McGarry Folk, blues and Beyond! Singer-songwriter that plays plays fingerpicking acoustic guitar (folk, bluegrass, blues) with strong vocal melodies. Influences include Davey Graham, Jackson C Frank, Syd Barrett and Led Zeppelin. / Paddy Coyle and Adam Hodes: Exciting blend of Blues, folk and R n B. Both regularly playing in the mod bands kaddish and the baby yeahs.
FREE BIRDS / SAN DIEGO / FLYING LOW / THE PANDY CEE PROJECT / SCABBY QUEEN
Edinburgh music college students host a charity night with a difference; the live trial and eventual crucifixion of Bob Geldof all soundtracked by Alt.rock and Balkan Beats. Ahhhh, goes down mildly. 8pm £3
all gigs start at 8pm unless otherwise stated.....
JESUS CROST / THE DAY MAN LOST / GUNFINGER / SWARM / ROPE SPASM / SWARM
The Littlest Hobo Presents: CHINA SHOP BULL / MICKEY 9'S / PHANTOM RIFFAGE
Start of a weekend of gigs with China Shop Bull bringing their Ska Rave Rock Rap in your face mantra back to Scotland. We're kicking it off in Glasgow with local favourites Mickey 9's, hot off the back of their award for best live act in Scotland at the Sama's,Perth's Finest Phantom Riffage / China Shop Bull are a 6 piece band playing a lively mix of ska, rave, And Drum and Bass. They have been on the festival, punk, and party scene since 2006, releasing one album 'Rave to the Grave' and a new 12" vinyl on Tantrum Records. Playing Shows in the UK and Europe with acts such from Dreadzone, The Dub Pistols, Sonic Boom Six, The Skints, Goldie Looking Chain, Sicknote, And Subsource. / Mickey 9s - On dark nights in northern cities, where crowds gather underground, not knowing why the atmosphere is tense and bereft of oxygen, the shamanic singer and his totemic band of intergalactic beat drifters appear and are gone, leaving behind them only a post-orgasmic sense of calm and hazy pleasure. Did that really happen? Did a masked shaman really leap from an afro of bass, forcing white people to dance to his every word and sway?! w.p.c / PHANTOM RIFFAGE : First exploding into the music scene in 2002 with a wholly unique take on a genre started by Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin and Deep Purple all those years ago, and since reforming in 2013 the heads of a generation disillusioned with the lack of passion and grit in modern music culture have started turning to them for their fix of dirty grunge-rock. Their début album, Slayed By Astro, is a master piece of song writing, and will be followed very closely by their much anticipated second album - 8pm £5
GNAW (ex Khanate, Old) / OvO (Italy) / NEW BLACK SUN / + more
DIRTY DIAMONDS / BULLETPROOF ROSE / NEST OF VIPERS
Dirty Diamonds are a five piece hard rock band from Limerick, Ireland. They blend big hooks. Screaming guitar solos and gritty vocals together resulting in some serious balls out rock n roll. / BR are a 4 piece from Cumbria who hold the belief that rock n roll should be played faster and over the top. Watch them as they ride Hell Stallions, bareback and free. / NofV are a relatively new proposition from Edinburgh, worshipping at the altar of the riff and the boogie. A right-on time.
SWALLOWS / SURRENDER THE COAST / + 3
MAYBE WE’RE DEAD ALREADY / EVIL GENIUS
Maybe We’re Dead Already – Glaswegian Hard Rockers with flavours of Grunge, Blues and Alternative./ Evil Genius play hard as donkey kong level 3 ROCK/ 8pm £4
GENTLEMEN ROGUES / FANTASTIC PIANO / WORKIN' ENIGMA
"Since early 2010, Austin TX-based Gentlemen Rogues have celebrated aggressive guitar pop, with punk-inflected energy, polished, precise songwriting, and hooks as sharp and sleek as the Rickenbackers they bang them out on. This is a four-piece for Now People, drawing inspiration from UK visionaries like The Who, Elvis Costello & the Attractions, and The Jam, while steadfastly blasting their own course through an American indie rock canon shaped by Ted Leo & the Pharmacists, Jawbreaker, and Superchunk. Collectively, Danny Dunlap (vocals, guitar), Cordon Simons (guitar, vocals), Brandon Tucker (bass), and Josh Power (drums) crank out catchy, amplified treble kickers, mixing powder keg intensity, classic melodies, and brash theatrics into a 200-proof distillation of brazen rock ‘n’ roll. / Consistently winning over audiences with their vital and urgent live shows, Gentlemen Rogues have shared the stage with such diverse musical outfits as the Lemonheads, The Dandy Warhols, Smoking Popes, Ultimate Fakebook, Field Music, Electric Six, The Soft White Sixties, Future of the Left, The Life and Times, and Ume. / Fantastic Piano is a rainbow giving post-industrial Glasgow a cuddle and asking for dance. If you pass a place and see the name on a chalkboard, dive inside and maybe get out of your head for a while. 8PM £5
STUART MACFARLANE / CALUM GILLIGAN / ABBI RAJASEKHAR
Stuart Macfarlane: Experienced musician with a background in hair metal, folk and prog rock. His solo material is best described as folk/rock/pop. / Calum Gilligan: Stirling based acoustic writer. Charming sounds of an acoustic/ folk nature never to leave you wanting. / Abbi Rajasekhar: Unique, soulful voice with beautiful Acoustic/ Pop tracks. Perfect for Easy listening. £4 8pm
TEN TONNE DOZER / LITTLE HANDS OF SILVER / SHAMBLES IN A HUSK
TTD (shetland) - "Part Pantera, part Black Label, part System of a Down - and with great solos" -- Metal Hammer magazine. Winner of the 2012 Scottish Alternative Music Awards "Best Metal" category. An awe inspiring mix of blood, sweat, broken strings, and sheep skulls. It paves the way for the beginning of an epic journey throughout the ages of dishevelled dirt mongering slovenly metal and downright filthy rock in Shetland and beyond. The age of dozering has arrived! / LHoS : Three people from Glasgow making a lot of noise. Influences: Reuben, Refused, Pulled Apart By Horses, At The Drive-in, QOTSA, Death From Above 1979, Biffy Clyro, Sucioperro, Weezer, System Of a Down. / Shambles in a Husk - "Rising from the ashes of The Darien Venture and Crusades. We play post hardcore with tangents of everything else. "9PM £5
FIN-RAY / CRAIG LOWRIE / FRANK MCEVOY
MAP 75 Records are a new label based in North Glasgow and this show will celebrate the debut release on the label which is Fin-Ray (Blue Winter). It will be available as a 7" vinyl. Fin-Ray have been described as psych country punk. Think the Magic Band, the Birthday Party & the Cramps all being brought up on a healthy dose of Hank Williams. Both support acts are North Glasgow based singer/songwriters. £5 8PM
CON-DOM / BLACK LEATHER JESUS / SVARTVIT / KYLIE MINOISE
Con-Dom: Legendary English industrial/power-electronics outfit. Exploring themes of control and domination since 1983. Part of the same misanthropic afterbirth of early electronic music that shat forth Whitehouse and Ramleh et al. Rare live appearance, and first Scottish performance in twenty years. Industrial loops, blasted samples, feedback, noise, and a confrontational vocal performance. / Black Leather Jesus: Leather-sex harsh noise since 1989. An orgy of junk metal and feedback abuse from Texas, featuring noise veteran Richard Ramirez (Werewolf Jerusalem etc.). First ever Scottish show. / Svartvit: Dutch harsh-noise/power-electronics unit. Layers textural pedal-noise and vocals with heavy synths. One of the best noise artists to surface in the last ten years. / Kylie Minoise: Four years since his last Glasgow appearance. Local master of broken mics, dying amps, and spilled pints. Blurring the lines between performance, noise and self-destruction. 8pm £6
HINDSIGHTS / MILK TEETH / + 2
Hindsights: Emo/pop punk meets grunge rock for fans of Daylight, Basement etc from Berkshire, signed to Beach Community (Big Scary Monsters Imprint) Milk Teeth: Punk/Rock/Grunge from Bristol. They used Poochy from The Simpsons on the demo cover, so that’s more than enough to get excited about.
C.J BOYD (USA) / VOE / + more
WAR IRON / FROM HIGH MOUNTAINS / IRON CLAW
A Day of Death: SCORDATURA / EXILE THE TRAITOR / GOATSHIT
THE SPITFIRES / COMMON GROUND / Cooking Soup DJs
"Fierce Anthemic Modernism for the 21st Century" - "The Spitfires make their Glasgow debut and bring their stunning live show to the 13th Note. Support is from the blinding local band Common Ground and Cooking Soup will be on the decks." 8pm £5
THE RECOVERY! / + guests
The Recovery! are a truly captivating live band who leave spectators hungry formore at every turn. This charismatic quintet offer a no holds barred policy, they also have the songs to back it up, with their anthem like pop choruses, metal guitar riffs and punk drive.
HEART OF RUST
RADIOLA / DIRTY BOOTS / MIDNIGHT MEN
Radiola peddle a unique brand of melodic experimental alternative country rock. They take elements of Neil Young and funnel them through a fuzzy, jazzy Wilco filter. http://www.radiola.co.uk/ // Borrowing heavily from the 90s, Dirty Boots are influenced by Dandy Warhols, Lemonheads, Sonic Youth, Pixies, Jimmy Chamberlain, Mitch Mitchell, Nirvana, Springsteen and many others. // Midnight Men are a product of many rum-soaked nights listening to the likes of Nick Cave, Jeff Buckley, Radiohead, PJ Harvey, Portishead, and dEUS. Acoustic-only demos can be found here:
THE CAULFIELD CULT / GODARD / + guests
The Caulfield Cult are a melodic punk band from Singapore, we put them on once before and it was a lot of fun. / Godard are an Emo/Pop Punk band all the way from the Isle of Wight! This 3 piece brings gruff vocals and intricate guitars to the table. £5
ALGIERS (Xtra Mile) / TERRAFRAID / GREAT COP / ALGERNON DOLL
REPEATER glasgow presents: Algiers (Xtra Mile Recordings) indie 2 piece featuring members of Dartz! and The Maple State ( FFO Death Cab For Cutie and Tellison) / Terrafriad, dream pop and 90's emo influenced indie rock from Dundee. Featuring members of Bonehouse, Little Anchor and Pensioner. / Great Cop, Glasgow post-hardcore/noisy alt rock. EP 'Spanish City' out now. For fans of Husker Du, Quicksand and Title Fight / Algernon Doll, a Glasgow based alt rock/emo project by Ewan Grant and his band. For fans of Sonic Youth, My Bloody Valentine and Nirvana. 8pm £4
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