> Chris Queen, Author at SNACK: Music, film, arts and culture magazine for Scotland

Album: Origami Future by Xoom Xoom

In Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons’ 1986 graphic novel Watchmen, a character purported to ...

EP Review: BREATHE by Supermann On Da Beat 

Sanjeev Mann has a lot of roles – he’s CCO of Hip Hop Scotland, ...

Arab Strap are totally fine with it, and don’t give a fuck anymore 👍

It’s been nearly thirty years since ‘The Proclaimers from Hell’ Arab Strap’s debut album, ...

Album Review – Bourgeois Folkways By Jamie Scott

Honesty in hip hop is a rare thing. While the culture has come on ...

Interview – Clarissa Connelly On World Of Work

Experimental folk artist Clarissa Connelly’s re-imagining of the lament ‘Wee Rosebud’ has been one ...

Album Review – Crystal Pleasures by Faex Optim

The previous work of Edinburgh producer Wesley MacDonald has erred on the side of ...

Single Review – Hush by LYLO

The first release from the Glasgow five-piece since 2018’s Post Era is a downbeat ...

Single Review – I Like It Like That by Alys Hardy

The debut single from the Welsh singer-songwriter captures the giddy rush of the heart ...

Album Review – The Shakes by Savage Mansion

 A few years ago there was a theory going round that guitar music could ...

Album Review – Start From The Endless by Union of Knives

Eighteen years and an almost complete change of line-up on from their debut album, ...

Nuovi Fratelli & Nimbus Sextet – Searching (feat. Russell Stewart, lissappear) 

Having worked on their last couple of albums together, producers Wayne Dickson and Luigi ...

Kryptic – Roses n Daisies (single review)

‘Roses N Daisies’ finds the Paisley MC and producer in introspective form with a ...