Arab Strap

'20 Songs for 20 Years'

In 1996, an unlikely pair from Falkirk released an album of songs about life, the absence of love and scraping by. more… “Arab Strap”


The Cult of Bast

Ah, Scunner! A more crazy conundrum of collective consciousness has never darkened the cabariot streets of this humdrum city. more… “Scunner”

Rick Redbeard

No Selfish Heart

This reviewer feels slightly sad and nostalgic sitting listening to the treat of Redbeard’s album spilling digitally from the laptop. more… “Rick Redbeard”


Glasgow Garage

As Andy Cairns and his gang troop onto the stage, resplendent in kilts (“Happy f**kin’ St Andrew’s Day!”), it’s a strange wash of nostalgia and tremulous excitement which mingles with the sweat and beer. more… “Therapy?”