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We Were Promised Jetpacks

By • Jul 11th, 2018 • Category: features, leader

Indie four-piece We Were Promised Jetpacks have been absent from our stages and loudspeakers lately – following the release of third album ‘Unravelling’ in 2014.

Carla J. Easton

By • Jul 10th, 2018 • Category: features, leader

TeenCanteen’s singer and songwriter Carla J. Easton is looking forward to the Doune the Rabbit Hole festival more than most.

Randolph’s Leap

By • Jul 7th, 2018 • Category: features, leader

Much-travelled of late, Adam Ross is closer to home territory. Elgin, to be precise, close(ish) to where he grew up, in Nairn.

Aidan and Hubby join the young team

By • Jun 12th, 2018 • Category: features, leader

Everything’s getting older… is the title of a previous Aidan Moffat album. Given that collaboration with Bill Wells, featuring the beautifully funereal ‘Copper Top’, it’s almost a surprise to be laughing and joking in the company of the former Arab Strap frontman.

Giant Sand

By • Jun 9th, 2018 • Category: video

‘Tumble and Tear’ is taken from the debut album by Tucson’s Giant Sand, ‘Valley of Rain’ – recorded in 1983, and eventually released by 1985, the long-player from Howe Gelb and co is rereleased, and the band tour the UK to promote it, including a show at Glasgow’s Oran Mor on June 10.

Half Man Half Biscuit

By • Jun 8th, 2018 • Category: long players

After thirteen albums in 33 years, Nigel Blackwell and co may be mellowing.

Half Man Half Biscuit

By • Jun 2nd, 2018 • Category: features

A dodgy scan of itm? issue 7, celebrating 15 years since the last time we interviewed Nigel…

Paper Rifles

By • May 31st, 2018 • Category: features, leader

There’s a divided opinion on whether music and politics should mix, but it seems that things are different from back in the 70s

Sweeney Straddles The Sun

By • May 23rd, 2018 • Category: long players, Scottish albums

Following an eight-year hiatus between his debut and last year’s ‘Tarantula’, Jason Sweeney has got prolific all of a sudden.


By • May 15th, 2018 • Category: features, leader

The piece below was planned to go live on the site like any other interview – featuring one of our favourite artists who’d made another great album.