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, ...

Owners of Grassroots Music Venues publish open letter to the UK Government

Grassroots music venues in partnership with the Music Venue Trust have published an open ...

Rock Action Records announce release of soundtrack for Netflix medieval action drama ‘Outlaw King’

Rock Action Records announce the release of the soundtrack album from 2018’s Netflix medieval ...

Kraftwerk to release original German versions of 5 studio albums to stream for the very first time

Kraftwerk have announced a range of ‘first time on digital’ releases being made available ...

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Album review: Hinds ‘The Prettiest Curse’

‘Just Like Kids (Mau)’ doesn’t just give us the title for Hinds’ The Prettiest ...

Track by Track: LNFG – The Isolation Sessions

Permit me some grumpiness. This is rubbish, innit? Being indoors when it’s sunny sucks. ...

Music Interview: Fauves

Fauves formed in Glasgow in 2017, their name inspired by Fauvism – an art ...

Music interview: Man of Moon, Chemicals – the remixes EP

Man of Moon sound like they’ve been busy with their lockdown, pulling together a ...

Elisabeth Elektra

Music Interview: Elisabeth Elektra, Mercurial

Elisabeth Elektra’s debut album, Mercurial, is a catchy and canny collection of sharply defined ...

Music Interview: Hinds, The Prettiest Curse

Sometimes you get the impression that many musicians forget how much fun being in ...

Interview: Aidan Moffat – Arab Strap Archives

We’re not at the stage where we can look for the positives of the ...

Protected: Mitchell Museum – Skinny Tricks, album preview.

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Primavera Sound 2020 Postponed till 2021

Primavera Sound is the latest big festival casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic. Writing to ...