Postcards From Scotland - Scottish Independent Music 1983 - 1995

with Special Guests + The Cords (live) + Q&A


Doors : 7.00 pm - 10.30 pm


The book launch of Grant McPhee’s epic oral history of Scottish indie music 1983 to 1995 – Postcards From Scotland.

We’ll be celebrating the book and music with a discussion featuring special guests followed by a set from band-of-the-moment, The Cords.

Grant will be in conversation with Katy Lironi from The Fizzbombs, Duglas T. Stewart of BMX Bandits, Andrew Tully of Rote Kapelle / Jesse Garon and the Desperadoes, and Shop Assistants’ David Keegan. They will then join The Cords after their set for a special encore. *note to Stuart and Ross – Duglas is Glasgow only and Margarita Vazquez Ponte (Rote Kappele/Fizzbombs/Jesse Garon) is Edinburgh*** also, Chris Henman is playing a DJ set at Edinburgh***

The Inverclyde music scene has had its fair share of hit bands over the years…the area has always punched well above its weight. Now it’s the turn of the next generation and leading the way are The Cords. Grace and Eva are two sisters brought (even closer) together through their shared love for groups like The Pastels, The Umbrellas, The Vaselines, BMX Bandits, Shop Assistants…you get the picture. They have racked up some impressive support slots (including The Vaselines, Carla J Easton and The Umbrellas). Their debut single Bo’s New Haircut/Rather Not Stay - recorded by Simon Liddell (Frightened Rabbit, Poster Paints) and Jonny Scott (CHVRCHES), and featuring Carla J Easton on keys – sold out in hours.

“The Cords make the best pop music you'll ever hear, inspired by all the groups you already love.”

Postcards From Scotland is published by Omnibus Press on 20th June and you can get a signed copy on the night.

over 14s under 16s with adult

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