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Iglue

From Stornoway, Iglue is, I believe, a singer-songwriter, and this may well be the work of a one-man-band, but he disguises it well

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Galleries

I’m not sure we need another post rock band from Glasgow

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Capitals

One of those demos that turns up in the editor’s email box and gets wedged there for a few months, ‘Running’ starts off all moody electronica – think Brian Eno and his ‘found sound’, live from the Russian Steppes. After a slow buildup it kicks into life with some serious beats and a chorus that […]

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John Knox Sex Club

Another year, another new chanter in a Scottish accent – well this is encouraging, the Proclaimers were right all along

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Dominant Figure

The fact its lead track shares its name with a Sonic Youth album doesn’t mean that this Dundee 4-piece are in that noise-rock ballpark, but they will probably please fans of that genre

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The Morgue Party Candidate

It does feature slightly mannered vocals but on the title track it’s a mix of light and shade as a rattling drumbeat soundtracks a tale of woe

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Little Fire

What sounds like it’s going to be yet another singer-songwriter quickly introduces drums (albeit synthetic, probably)

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Das Filth

And back to the 80 we go. No, wait! Rather than a sleek new romantic-style electonic pop number, Das Filth instead

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Greg Whalen

“Greg, you might have mental issues…” “Tell me something I don’t already know!”

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Popolo

A demo, I believe, from a Dundee act, but surely they’ll soon get something released. ‘Or Optimism’ it already sounds like there’s several things going on