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Dan Michaelson and the Coastguards

‘Burning Hearts’ is taken from Dan Michaelson’s fifth album ‘Distance’ and features a croaking, characterful baritone

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Dan Lyth & The Euphrates

‘Benthic Lines’ is nothing if not a labour of love. Dunfermline songwriter Dan Lyth recorded it over four years, along with some friends, on four separate continents.

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Roy Moller

Roy Moller has been around Scotland’s music scene for a while now, previously playing with Meth O.D and The Wow Kafe. He’s also collaborated with Belle and Sebastian’s Stevie Jackson

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Penfold

If you’re a young Scottish rock band, there’s a fair chance you’ll get accused of ripping-off Biffy Clyro at some point

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short players (Scottish) Single review

Vasa

This double A-side single from Glasgow’s Vasa is the precursor to an album later in the year and it certainly bodes well

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short players (Scottish) Single review

Gigantic Leaves

No disrespect to Gigantic Leaves’ vocalist Gavin Keogh, but his vocals are not always the most tuneful. The funny thing is, they’re perfectly suited to the Edinburgh band’s lackadaisical brand of indie rock

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Penguins Kill Polar Bears

The debut album from Linlithgow’s Penguins Kill Polar Bears has been a long time coming.

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Album review Scottish albums

Beerjacket

Peter Kelly, the man known as Beerjacket, has carved out a fine reputation on Glasgow’s live scene through the years and released seven increasingly well-received albums in the process.

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Robin Adams

Robin Adams could be the most underrated songwriter in Scotland just now.

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short players (Scottish) Single review

Wake The President

Wake the President’s new single pays homage to leftfield provocateur Bill Drummond in winning style