• THE LITTLE KICKS GUEST ON SCOTSMAN RADAR PODCAST

    by  • December 22, 2011

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    Steven recently guested on the Scotsman Radar Podcast to play some of our favorite bands of the North East, talk a bit about our album and give “Loosen Up” a spin. Have a listen on the link below. The choices made were tracks from CS Buchan, IndianRedLopez, Velvet Audio and JJ Bull – all of […]

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    THE SCOTSMAN NAME US AS ONE OF THEIR BANDS OF 2011

    by  • December 21, 2011

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    The Scotsman’s Under The Radar website which covers Scottish and UK music (with impeccable taste we think) has named us as one of their bands of 2011. Needless to say we were pretty chuffed as theses guys know their stuff, you can read the article below or click on the link at the bottom to […]

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    THE LITTLE KICKS NUMBER THREE IN KOWALSKIY TOP TEN

    by  • December 19, 2011

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    The Little Kicks new album has been included in respected Scottish Music website Kowalskiy’s Top Ten albums of 2011. We came in at a very impressive number 3! Alongside some great names including our pals IndianRedLopez – you can read the full article HERE and our entry below: #3. The Little Kicks – The Little […]

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    NEW ACOUSTIC SESSION VIDEOS

    by  • December 14, 2011

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    As part of good friends of ours (Scott Anderson + Co) university project which they have based around things for the band, we filmed a couple of Acoustic Session videos for album tracks “Anti Work Song” and “Before Today”. You can check out both below or on the Videos page of the website. Click on […]

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    THE LITTLE KICKS IN THE SUN NEWSPAPER

    by  • December 14, 2011

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    Last Friday we were featured quite flatteringly in The Sun newspaper’s “Something For The Weekend” magazine. See photo for a snippet of the article!!! We will post a full transcription shortly but basically Jim Gellatly said some very nice things! Keep an eye out for another feature on us at the end of the year […]

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    CALL OF YOUTH IN SCOTTISH FICTION TOP SINGLES OF 2011

    by  • December 6, 2011

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    http://scottishfiction.blogspot.com/2011/12/scottish-fiction-best-of-2011-singles.html Scottish Blogspot Scottish Fiction have named “Call Of Youth” alongside singles by Jetpacks, Twilight Sad, Bill Wells + Aidan Moffat, Bwani Junction, PAWS and FOUND. Were pretty chuffed! Read below or use the link above / click HERE Scottish Fiction – Best Of 2011 – Singles Best is a subjective term, which should really […]

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    CLYDE FM LIVE RADIO SESSION TRACKS

    by  • December 6, 2011

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    While we were on tour we did a session for Jim Gellatly’s In Demand Uncut show. Previous guests include The Vaccines, Foster The People,Artic Monkeys and Ed Sheeran! Listen to live acoustic/piano versions of “Before Today”, “Do Something New” and “The First Place” HERE. Or paste the link below into your browser. http://www.clyde1.com/on-air/the-little-kicks-2011/    

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    CURIOUS JOE INTERVIEW

    by  • December 6, 2011

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    Last week Steven did a fairly detailed interview with blog site Curious Joe about the new album, 2012 plans and touched on our previous release “Boxing Clever”. You can read it HERE Or scroll below. [Interview] The Little Kicks I’m often not a fan of relatively small bands releasing albums, but that’s just me being a […]

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    BBC RADIO VIC GALLOWAY PLAY

    by  • December 6, 2011

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    Thanks to Vic Galloway who played Anti Work Song on his show last night on BBC Radio 1/ BBC Radio Scotland. You can listen here – were about 25 mins in but there’s a lot of treats on there so stick it on from the start if you can! Listen HERE

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    PEENKO INTERVIEW

    by  • November 30, 2011

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    The rather lovely blog Peenko have done an interview with Steven about the album and our current plans as well as a bit of background on the band. It also includes a wee list of what we were listening to during the making of our new record and a bit of info on the bands […]

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    SUPPORTING BROKEN RECORDS ON DECEMBER TOUR

    by  • November 29, 2011

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    We are pleased to announce that we will be supporting Broken Records on their upcoming Scottish Tour in December. We will play 3 shows with the guys in Dundee (8th), Dunfermline (9th) and Aberdeen (11th). Full details are on our LIVE page along with ticket-links and show times. We have always been big fans of […]

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    IS THIS MUSIC? GIVE ALBUM 4****/5

    by  • November 29, 2011

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    Well respected and always informative publication “Is this Music?” have given our new album an incredible review (it seems they completely got the record!) on their site. Awarding it 4****/5 the review is a fine read and can be read below from the relevant link or from the text underneath. http://www.isthismusic.com/little-kicks-3 LITTLE KICKS THE LITTLE […]

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    NEW ALBUM OUT TODAY

    by  • November 28, 2011

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    The Little Kicks – The Little Kicks Album Available on CD Format from One Up Records, HMV (Aberdeen) Available to download from I-Tunes, Amazon and all other major online retailers. http://itunes.apple.com/gb/album/the-little-kicks/id467244040 Also available to buy on CD along with other merchandise from http://www.thelittlekicks.bigcartel.com/product/the-little-kicks-by-the-little-kicks-new-album

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    NME REVIEW GIVES NEW ALBUM THUMBS UP 7/10

    by  • November 23, 2011

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    So, we are very pleased to report that the NME as in the New Musical Express (yeah, surprised us too!) have given our new album a firm thumbs up with a 7/10 review in their latest issue (26th November edition). The album has been awarded an accolade of 7/10 (NME Scale says thats really good) […]

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    BBC RADIO 1 AIRPLAY

    by  • November 22, 2011

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    Ally McCrae played “Call Of Youth” on his BBC Introducing show last night! Alongside pals IndianRedLopez and The Twilight Sad’s new singles which are both cracking! Good times! Listen to the show here: http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/p00m066s

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    LEFTOVER SESSIONS ALBUM REVIEW

    by  • November 22, 2011

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    Reviews are starting to come in for the new album – which is out next Monday- less than a week to go! Few more to come but here is a FANTASTIC write up from The Leftover Sessions. Thanks to Mary Machin and another wonderful illustration there too from her also! http://theleftoversessions.co.uk/2011/11/22/review-the-little-kicksthe-little-kicks/ REVIEW: THE LITTLE KICKS//THE […]

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    BEFORE TODAY LIVE VIDEO @ MILK GLASGOW

    by  • November 22, 2011

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    Prior to our appearance at the fast becoming legendary clubnight Milk in Glasgow last week, Steven recorded a solo acoustic version of new album track “Before Today”. The album is sonically very different to this version but this is very much how the song started and shows it in a different direction. Check out the […]

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    NOVEMBER TOUR DONE

    by  • November 22, 2011

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    So, its been a busy month in The Little Kicks camp. That is us just back from a pretty long (for us) tour where we took in the sights of London, Leicester, Leeds, Milton Keynes, York, Newcastle, Edinburgh, Glasgow, Gourock and finally a home-town show in Aberdeen. We kept a tour diary along the way […]

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    HOGMANAY SHOW AT THE AECC

    by  • October 31, 2011

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    We are very happy to say we have been asked to play Aberdeen’s Hogmanay event at the rather large Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC). The event entitled “Granite Rocks” is the first of its kind and will feature The View, Twin Atlantic and White Lies as well as our good selves. Tickets are available […]

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