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: Zoe Graham – Know By Now’

The years Zoe Graham has already clocked up in the business belie her still-relatively ...

Single review: Man of Moon – Strangers

It is fair to say the music team at SNACK have been fans of ...

EP Review: Massive Attack – Eutopia

Climate Energy, Tax Havens, Universal Basic Income.  There’s no radio-friendly action on the Eutopia ...

Interview: Erland Cooper- Hether Blether

Erland Cooper’s ‘Orkney Triptych’ is a transportive and often stunning blend of contemporary classical, ...

£2.2 Million Reprieve From Scottish Government For Grassroots Music Venues

The Scottish music industry received an overdue but welcome reprieve as it was announced ...

Album review: Margo Price – That’s How Rumors Get Started

You may be familiar with Margo Price as a country singer, but this is ...

Interview: Ghostpoet talks about his latest album ‘I Grow Tired But Dare Not Fall Asleep’

Resisting the temptation to sugarcoat the world around us, London-based artist Ghostpoet continues to ...

Crossing the bridge words SNACK

SNACK…IN July Playlist #1

Illustration: Fionnlagh Ballantine

Single review: The Son(s) – Silver Fingers

‘Silver Fingers’ is the first release from The Son(s) since their 2014 album The ...

SAY Award 2020 album submissions open.

Despite the current coronavirus pandemic, The Scottish Album of the Year Award, always one ...

Album Review: Check Masses – Nightlife

Edinburgh’s Check Masses debut album NIGHTLIFE is a brilliantly moody affair which grabs attention ...