Category: Lists

Top Christmas shows in Scotland

Alongside eating far too many After Eights, drinking excess amounts of mulled wine and watching Love Actually on loop, festive trips to the theatre have become synonymous with Christmas for all of us at Flecking Records HQ. There are so many fantastic shows doing the rounds this year so, to help you make up your mind about what ones to...

UK YEA OR NAY! Army of Freshmen frontman Chris Jay’s guide for American bands touring the UK

In a decade of touring the United Kingdom, as frontman for an American band that has played in front of thousands at festivals to 5 people in a pub, I’ve learned a few lessons about subjects an American shouldn’t bring up in your fine country. Here’s a brief guide about what to avoid, so perhaps future generations of Americans can...

Our Guide to Surviving T in the Park

Greasy hair, sweaty armpits and toilets that could rival the infamous Trainspotting scene might be the price you pay for a weekend of fun at a musical festival but there are, surprisingly, a few things you can do to make your overall experience more enjoyable. With over 85,000 people expected to decent upon Balado airfield for T in the Park...

12 movies I found funny (but nobody else did)

Some say that comedy is subjective; a joke that will have one person literally rolling around on the floor laughing will have another simply rolling their eyes. The best way to test this theory is to find a joke, tell it to a bunch of different people and make a note of their varying reactions – I know a joke...

Top 10 Heist Movies

When a link to the latest Army of Freshmen music video landed in my inbox I jumped for joy twice. First, because I love Army of Freshmen and they make such incredible music videos, and then again because I learned that Ava paid tribute to heist movies, and I love a heist movie.

Top 10 Harlem Shake Videos

Harlem Shake videos are bouncing around the internet like a beach ball at a Nickelback concert. For those of you who don’t know about the Harlem Shake, or simply don’t “get it”, allow us to explain the bizarre phenomenon.

5 reasons to shower Fringe in Emmys

Image: Sky Now that a few weeks have passed since the final episode of Fringe, I finally feel strong enough to write about it without crying – well, without crying so much that I flood my keyboard.

Top 20 Sexiest Male Celebrities 2013

A new year, a new list of sexy male celebrities for you to ogle. It’s finally here, Flecking Records’ Top 20 Sexiest Male Celebrities – our annual perv-fest where we honour the hottest of the hot by placing them in order of their hotness.

Our 5 New Year’s Resolutions

It’s 2013, Happy New Year! My, what a year 2012 was. We survived the end of the world, we all attempted the Gangnam Style dance routine at least once and everyone and their mother started reading mucky books thanks to 50 Shades of Grey. Kristen Stewart got caught cheating on Twilight sweetheart Robert Pattinson (on camera, in the street, in...

Our Top 10 Songs of 2012

2012 has been an incredible year for popular music. It doesn’t matter which genre you prefer, there has been something for everyone in the charts this year. Some songs have hit the charts so hard, they’ve ended up staying there for weeks, with some sticking around in the Official UK Top 40 Singles Chart for so long, they seemed set...

Our Top 15 Christmas Films

It’s the most wonderful time of the year… we’re eating festive food, listening to festive music and watching a sack-load of festive films. We’re making the most of the festive season by surviving on a diet mainly consisting of turkey, cranberries, gingerbread and (specifically) advent calender chocolate, refusing to listen to music that isn’t companied by a video full of...