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Carla J. Easton

a trip Doune the Rabbit Hole (with the TeenCanteen singer)

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



Randolph’s Leap

Voyage to the Isle of Love (with Adam Ross)

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

Moffat and Hubbert on sex and death (and quantum physics)

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.



Half Man Half Biscuit

from the archives (interview with Nigel Blackwell from 2003)

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



Paper Rifles

A political pop manifesto (with Jon Dick)

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



Mastersystem

Band of brothers (Frightened Rabbit team up with Editors and Minor Victories)

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.



Looper

full circle (Stuart David on Rebus, Belle and Sebastian, and making a living out of music)

It’s almost two decades since Belle and Sebastian founding member Stuart David left the band.



Django Django reach for the skies

reach for the skies (Tommy and David on art and the underground)

The best things take time, they say, and Django Django live by this maxim.



Lonely Tourist

Living the High Life (with Paul Tierney)

It’s a shame that you can’t clock up air miles between Scotland and Bristol. Otherwise, Paul Tierney would be quids in.



Franz Ferdinand

Ascending new heights (with Alex Kapranos)

When Nick McCarthy announced his departure from pop behemoths Franz Ferdinand, fans must have feared the worst. The tight-knit Glasgow-formed foursome had been a unit for 15 years, after all. However, as lead singer Alex Kapranos says, splitting up wasn’t an option.