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About speedyscott

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  • Birthday 03/03/1985

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    Dorset / Stirling University
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    Music Festivals (Big and small - Glastonbury, Leeds, V, TITP are among the regulars).<br /><br />Lifelong fan of Millwall FC. Interested in loads of sports, athletics, footy, badminton, squash - to name a few.<br /><br />Go to loads of gigs, play guitar (badly) and am studying Film/media at Stirling University.<br /><br />Visit www.eFestivals.co.uk

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  1. Alright Scot, do you still go on here or efests?

  2. Never been to that venue I'm afraid, but the crowds up north seem to be better than those down south so I doubt it'll be a poor gig; if the band is any good that is.
  3. Need to look into it. What's going on?
  4. Oh no. Just what I wanted to here.
  5. Over on our sister site eFestivals, one reviewer has said: "Over on the main stage we have Make Model, from the seemingly never-ending production line of Arcade Fire sound a likes. They just don’t do it for me I’m afraid, the little girl fronting the band just seems to shout aimlessly whenever she feels like it. We've yet to cover them on eGigs, but as we have quite a few reviews of new up and coming Scottish bands, I expect we will soon.
  6. Just been watching some videos of this pair. eGigs has a live review just gone up here too. What's everyone think?
  7. Don't ask me, just liked them at T.
  8. Not true, the Scot's dooooooo celebrate their best bands - its everyone else that ignores the good uns and loves the crap ones. Good new bands in Scotland at the mo (imo): Futuro Figure 5 The Cinematics God I know theres loads and cant remember. I'll post more for when I do. As for Twilight Sad it was an awful set - I know I didn't have much time to go into much depth with the review but neither the band or the crowd were interested in that one.
  9. Prefer one of the smaller acts to win. Either New Young Pony Club, Maps, Bat for Lashes, or Basquiat Strings with Seb Rochford (whoever that is!!).
  10. Like it or not mate, the majority of people go to Ibiza to go clubbing, Ibiza Rocks wouldn't even exist without the whole clubbing scene that there is on the island and if you're suggesting it would then you're a far more stupid person than I am. The reason the press is reporting about the clubbing side of the island is because that's why people go there - for the clubs. Even if that wasn't the case in the beginning it certainly is now. I wouldn't call my review art, but I appreciate the compliment. Yup, I've lived in Dorset, and I've lived in Stirling, I've also lived in London, and I now live in Bristol. Your point? Oh, and would you please stop spamming this site with links to your own website.
  11. As you cleverly pointed out yourself I was reviewing the festival at the end of the summer, held over 3 days - those acts didn't play. You're obviously just some Ibiza addict than can't stand anyone criticizing their beloved island. I praised the venue in Ibiza, but criticised the extent to which the event can continue as I believe it's just an attempt to cash in on the recent popularity of indie bands. And....The festival was held in San Antonio, which was filled with those pissed up drug brits you talked about.
  12. Yes - it was a review of the last few days, but that was a 3 day festival in itself - I didn't spend all summer in Ibiza. I stand by everything I said - Nobody in their right mind would travel to the island for the festival - they could just go and see those bands in their local town for much cheaper. As far as the island's concerned it is a minority taste. People don't travel to Ibiza during the summer season to go to gigs. It's just not what the people there are interested in, people DO go to San Antonio for the whole clubbing thing. I think you'll find very few people who disagree. And the bands that were at the festival weren't exactly huge acts, they were relatively small indie bands that WOULD be a minority taste - Captain, The Cribs, Boy Kill Boy... Faced with the choice of going to a festival to see bands I would go to Reading, TITP or Isle of Wight. If I wanted to go clubbing I'd go to Ibiza, and Ibiza rocks wouldn't convince me otherwise.
  13. Yeah I went last year. There's a review I did here. Here's a summarising quote: Ibiza Rocks! is undoubtedly a good idea, but the festival in itself hasn’t been created for the love of rock music but more as a conveniently self-structured event to pander to a minority taste. This isn’t an event that people would travel to Ibiza for, and I fear that it’s future will rest on the forthcoming relationship between indie-rock music and the mainstream. However, while it is here it is a welcome alternative to the other styles of music on the island and proves Ibiza can create some form of diversity.
  14. What venue is it you're talking about?
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