Divorce Album Fundraiser @ The Old Hairdressers, 11 May
Recording music does not come cheaply, kids. Aye, so Lou Barlow got away with making albums on a shoestring with his four track in the eighties, but times (and standards) have changed. Hell, we're willing to bet Bon Iver still managed to blow a few grand just by titting about in that log cabin. So spare a thought for Divorce, surely Glasgow's hardest working band of recent years, who have been threatening a vicious debut for some time now and could do with the dough to make it happen this summer.
Shaking a can in their corner for this vital fundraiser are esteemed and varied local brethren such as the delirious Ben Butler & Mousepad, screeching high-tempo punkers Ultimate Thrush, psych disciples The Cosmic Dead, and, eh, some band called The Ex-Servicemen. In their own words: "help out a bunch of broke-ass punks!" That autotune software and Nicki Minaj cameo won't pay for itself.