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Looper

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

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Django Django reach for the skies

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

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Lonely Tourist

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

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Franz Ferdinand

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.

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Simple Minds

You’re talking my language!” jokes Jim Kerr, when I inform him I’m recording him on an old dictaphone.

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The Spook School

On the surface, Edinburgh-formed combo The Spook School might not promise a barrel of laughs

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Iglomat

Bands nowadays, it has to be said, have things quite easy. But still they complain about finding the time to get together, and having to schlep all the way to the rehearsal studio across town.

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The Hazey Janes

Looking at the back catalogue of The Hazey Janes it seems they’ve recently been pretty prolific of late

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Albums of the Year

The votes have been cast, the results totted up, and we finally have the results of the is this music? poll for Album of 2017.

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Colin’s Godson

Downsizing is a phrase we hear all too often