Pop Music as Science Fiction: An Interview with A Sunny Day in Glasgow

A Sunny Day in Glasgow have never been an easy band to pigeonhole. There’s a pop sensibility at work in their music; but they’re also willing to push things into a more sonically surreal direction, with elements of shoegaze and psychedelia figuring prominently in their work. Their new album,┬áSea When Absent, fractures their sound and reassembles it in a series of beguiling ways; change, on a physical and environmental level, is a concept that pervades the album. I corresponded with […]

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A Sunny Day in Brooklyn

By Jason Diamond I guess A Sunny Day in Glasgow getting tagged as a “twee” band isn’t totally unjustified. After all, they share 75% of their name with mid-80’s Sarah Records band, Another Sunny Day. Of course, then there is the Belle and Sebastian connection: the Scottish band (who come from Glasgow) had a song in 2006 called, “Another Sunny Day”, and though I’m unsure whether the song pre-dates A.S.D.I.G., I’m willing to bet one of these references points toward […]

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