BIS Stereo, Glasgow, May 24.
"This song's so old it could have been through primary school, secondary school and done its exams," noted Sci-Fi Steven Clark of Icky-Poo Air Raid.
Bis are now elder statesmen (and woman) of the city's music scene.
Steven, his brother John Disco and Amanda 'Manda Rin' McKinnon split in 2003 and this great show was Bis' second comeback - a warm-up for Spain's Primavera festival - which reaffirmed their excellence as natural pop songwriters.
Their greatest hits set included the irresistible Kandy Pop. The electropop of Eurodisco and School Disco, the bubblegum punk of Kill Yr Boyfriend, Teen-C Power and Conspiracy A Go-Go and the definitive indie rush of This Is Fake DIY all added up to a set which defined the sound of Glasgow's underground as much as any other in the last two decades.
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|Publication:||Sunday Mail (Glasgow, Scotland)|
|Date:||May 30, 2010|
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