Live Review: Julien Baker

By Tony Inglis CCA, Glasgow, 9 November 2017 Tennessee singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Julien Baker arrived in Glasgow riding a crest of popularity, but not completely shielded from criticism. Touring off the back of her weirdly divisive new album Turn Out the Lights, its recent release has garnered a reaction ranging from an outpouring of … Continue reading Live Review: Julien Baker

Live Review: (Sandy) Alex G

By Tony Inglis CCA, Glasgow, 18 October 2017 About three quarters of the way through Alex G’s set at the CCA (or (Sandy) Alex G, as he has rebranded himself this year so as not to be confused with the dumbfounding uber popularity of a similarly named YouTube star), the eponymous Alex Giannascoli takes a … Continue reading Live Review: (Sandy) Alex G

CCA puts the power of libraries on display in new exhibition The House that Heals the Soul

By Tony Inglis The first library in recorded history existed under the rule of Pharaoh Ramses II. It was revered and sanctified by the Ancient Egyptian people. This grand structure contained knowledge and escape, and was believed to be restorative and transformative. The important tomes housed within it were held in such high esteem that … Continue reading CCA puts the power of libraries on display in new exhibition The House that Heals the Soul