Music

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

Single review: Brontës – First Hand Arrogance

There’s breathless energy to this song, in its pace but also in its confidence. ...

Track by Track: Sloth Metropolis – The Moth Necropolis

So, we’ll clear up the extensive disclosure required straight away in as chatty and ...

Interview: Graham Costello (STRATA) – Second Lives

As soon as we heard Second Lives by Graham Costello’s STRATA,  we were itching ...

2 Tone & Bodysnatchers vocalist, Rhoda Dakar, announces Glasgow & Edinburgh Gigs

Following the release of her reggae & dub versions of David Bowie’s ‘The Man Who ...

Connect Festival announces 1st wave of Artists for 2022

Connect Music Festival has announced the line-up for their late summer event, with Massive Attack, The Chemical ...

Live review: Wolf Alice @ Glasgow Barrowland, 15th February

Wolf Alice played three triumphant, sold out nights at Glasgow’s iconic Barrowland Ballroom following ...

Album review: Metronomy – Small World

It has been 15 years since Metronomy’s debut album, Pip Paine (Pay the £5000 ...

Premiere: Peter Cat – Blue Raspberry

Premiere: The latest single from Glaswegian sophisti-poper Peter Cat, ‘Blue Raspberry’ contrasts nicely with the current cold weather. ...

EP review: Rylan Gleave – Lawn Crypt

Recorded live in 2021, Lawn Crypt explores the incredible vocal range of Leith-based composer ...

Single review: Spyres – See Through You

January is over, but if you’ve not kicked 2022 into life yet, don’t worry. ...

Album review: Niagara – Parva Naturalia

Parva Naturalia is an assortment of rarities from Portuguese trio Niagara, following their recent ...

Album review: alt-J – The Dream

Now, after their longest hiatus from releasing a full album, they return with The ...