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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 ...

Colin Burnett – Who’s Aldo (book review)

Colin Burnett’s previous book, the 2021 short story collection A Working Class State of ...

Ali Millar – Ava Anna Ada (book review)

The latest work from Ali Millar, author of memoir The Last Days, Ava Anna ...

Ajay Close – What Doesn’t Kill Us (book review)

It’s always a pleasure to be able to recommend the books of Ajay Close. ...

Emmeline Clein – Dead Weight (book review)

Content note: discussion of disordered eating Emmeline Clein’s upcoming non-fiction work, Dead Weight, confronts ...

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 ...

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 ...

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

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

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 ...