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Scottish Music Awards – the Tartan Clefs

By • Nov 30th, 2013 • Category: Gig review

The 15th Annual Scottish Music Awards took place last night Saturday at Glasgow’s Old Fruitmarket, raising much needed funds for Nordoff-Robbins Music Therapy in Scotland.

Rachel Sermanni

By • May 10th, 2012 • Category: short players (Scottish), Single review

This Scottish folk songstress has been creating a bit of a buzz in the last year with her delicate acoustic guitar songs

Frightened Rabbit, Rezillos, Big Country all winners

By • Nov 29th, 2011 • Category: Feature

The 13th annual Scottish Music Awards – The Tartan Clefs, saw exciting performances from up and coming artists as well as some old favourites

Howling Bells

By • Oct 16th, 2011 • Category: Feature, leader

Aussie Indie band Howling Bells are back with a new album, ‘The Loudest Engine’, released last month on Cooking Vinyl.

Gum Takes Tooth

By • Sep 10th, 2011 • Category: Album review

Wasn’t sure at first what to make of this debut offering from Gum Takes Tooth. The album opener ‘Young Mustard’ is pretty frightening but very original.

We See Lights

By • Sep 10th, 2011 • Category: short players (Scottish), Single review

This EP does exactly what it says on the tin. This is twee, this is love and this is pop and then some.

Dead Boy Robotics / The Machine Room

By • Sep 9th, 2011 • Category: short players (Scottish), Single review

A boutique recording studio in Edinburgh was so passionate about the artists they worked with, they decided to release some of their music.

Kid Canaveral

By • Sep 9th, 2011 • Category: Album review, Scottish albums

Edinburgh based indie popsters Kid Canaveral have had their debut album re-released on King Creosote’s record label Fence. The album has been given a full release, and a vinyl pressing – kudos to the band.

Harlot <3 Terror

By • Jul 20th, 2011 • Category: Gig review, gig reviews (Scottish)

East met west in what was billed as ‘Scotland’s biggest Breakcore night ever.’

The Naked and Famous

By • Jul 19th, 2011 • Category: Single review

The New Zealand quintet brought their southern hemisphere electro-pop to the UK earlier this year and are often compared to MGMT and Passion Pit.