Echo Arcadia

REVIEW – Echo Arcadia, The Bongo Club, 5th March

Prolific promoters Bainbridge Music unveil yet another monthly gig with this, the first of their Showcase gigs at The Bongo Club. With a varied line-up and a headline act promoting their new single release, the gig is good value for money and – like most Bainbridge gigs – gives you a chance to discover some […]

REVIEW – Joker by Echo Arcadia


It’s a long time since we’ve been able to use the word ‘crystalline‘ in a review, but Joker, the new single from Edinburgh indie pop group Echo Arcadia deserves the use of the word. Sparkling and freshly polished from its recording at The Depot a few days ago by Edinburgh producer Garry Boyle, the track […]

INTERVIEW – Echo Arcadia

The high-ceilinged bedroom of a top-floor tenement flat probably isn’t where you’d expect to find one of Edinburgh’s most promising bands practicing. “We like to have one quiet practice here every week,” explains keyboard player Majied, sitting in the bay window of drummer Dan’s room, “and one loud one in a rehearsal room.” “The neighbours […]

REVIEW – Broken Chapters EP by Echo Arcadia


Edinburgh-based five piece Echo Arcadia cook up a damn fine indie-pop pie, slice it into quarters and serve it up piping hot in the shape of Broken Chapters, their lovingly-prepared and deliciously wholesome debut EP. Sparks is the first portion and aptly enough crackles and pops as it burns its way through a three-minute fuse […]

REVIEW – Echo Arcadia EP Launch, The Wee Red Bar, 25th Nov

The artists formerly known as Brightside, Echo Arcadia have been slaving away in a hot studio and have now emerged with a shiny new EP – Broken Chapters – to promote. This free gig at The Wee Red Bar is as much a thank you to the band’s friends and fans as it is a […]