Music

Interviews, previews, reviews and more.  A focus on independent musicians and producers who are from, working in or playing soon in Scotland.

Album review: Sloth Metropolis – Humanise

Humanise by Sloth Metropolis There’s nothing like a Sloth Metropolis show. If you haven’t experienced the band playing live, complete with papier mâché demons, anthropomorphic sloths, and all the ritualistic garb of a human sacrifice in a deliberately home-made aesthetic, ...

Single review: Madison Fiorenza ‘Fever Dream’

Just because something seems instantly familiar, it doesn’t mean it offers nothing new. A ...

Single review: Wuh Oh – ‘Softstyle’

If you’re dreaming of being poolside or eagerly awaiting the re-opening of the clubs ...

Album review: Fair Mothers – In Monochrome

An awakening, a searing clarity, epiphany – for Kevin Allan, aka Fair Mothers, these ...

Single review: Dead Pony ‘Sharp Tongues’

If you’re going to call a song ‘Sharp Tongues’, you better deliver nasty barbs ...

Album review: Fontaines D.C. – A Hero’s Death

From the title alone, you sense A Hero’s Death will see Fontaines D.C. reevaluating ...

Interview: Rachel Aggs – Visitations 0202

Lost Map’s Visitations project sees artists invited to spend one week in solitude in ...

Interview: Everything Everything – Re-Animator

Bringing us more of their lyrically captivating and continuously inventive music, Everything Everything are ...

Album review: ‘Nights to Forget’ by Martha Ffion

There’s no confusing Mount Florida with Orlando, Florida. But the hazy Glasgow summer of ...

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Track by Track: ‘Love + Light’ by Daniel Avery

Not one for fanfare, Daniel Avery has surprised music fans by releasing an album ...

Track by Track: ‘Bedroom’ by bdrmm

It is rare for a debut LP to maintain a thematic soundscape without it ...

Interview: Martha Ffion: Nights To Forget

Glasgow, and Scotland, thrives and prospers with the help of others. The local music ...

Album reaction: Taylor Swift ‘Folklore’

Last Thursday was a wild day for me. I was casually scrolling through my ...