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Kilgour – Feel the Weight (single review)

The soundtrack to your commute just dropped. Kilgour’s latest single, ‘Feel The Weight’, mixes ...

Girobabies – Landfill Culture (single review)

Girobabies are about as underground as bands get, so if you’ve not been paying ...

Bill Ryder Jones – Iechyd Da (album review)

The media has painted Bill Ryder-Jones as a troubled artist, but as he told ...

Charlie Butler – Wild Fictions (album review)

Lanarkshire-based Charlie Butler is an incredibly prolific artist (having already released more than twenty ...

Katherine Priddy – The Pendulum Swing (album review)

Katherine Priddy’s The Pendulum Swing is a record of everyday dreams; of family; of ...

Slowdive: Everything Is Alive, music journalism today, and the ceiling of a certain Glasgow Ballroom

As crucial progenitors of the shoegaze scene, Slowdive have been producing wonderfully lush sounds ...

SNACK Bits (February 2024) – Scotland’s Essential New Music Guide

Now we’re up and running. Celtic Connections is over, Dry January is in the ...

Bill Ryder-Jones on melody, Spotify, fan duality, and his new album Iechyd Da

Easily one of the most talented guitarists and songwriters of the modern era, there’s ...

The Last Dinner Party – Prelude to Ecstasy (album review)

It’s rare for a band to cause as much of a stir before the ...

Gillian Fleetwood: Together With Yourself at Sea Level (Track-by-Track Interview)

The Scottish music scene is as much about traditional elements, fantastic musicians, quirky stories ...

Nadine Shah

Burns and Beyond 2024, Assembly Rooms, Edinburgh, Callum Easter / (review)

Callum Easter kicked off the live component of the festival in Edinburgh’s splendour, the ...