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Paws

Your Church on my Bonfire (Ernest Jenning Record Co.)

Is this really their forth long player? Well, it is and my God they have upped the songwriting quality to a point where it becomes quite sublime… This is a very good record – 11 tracks with no filler; cliches about “maturing” could be used here but it is just better, with Philip’s voice to […]



Attic Lights

Love In The Time Of Shark Attacks (Elefant)

Some things in life are reliably familiar.



Idlewild

Interview Music (Empty Words)

25 years old next year, the Scottish indie legends are still full of youthful energy.



Fontaines D.C.

Dogrel (Partisan)

Fontaines D.C.’s eloquent motormouth of a frontman Grian Chatten probably won’t thank me for saying this



Babybird

Outtakes (download)

This guy (Stephen Jones) continues to pump out classic pop, long after he was written off



The Media Whores

A Decade of Defiance (Twenty Stone Blatt)

This new compilation comes ahead of the next planned release from The Media Whores



L-Space

Music for Megastructures (Last Night From Glasgow)

Most interesting… after an acclaimed first album (the great ‘Kipple Arcadia’), Glasgow’s L -Space have taken a sideways step



Callum Easter

Here Or Nowhere (Lost Map)

This is a remarkable album from Mr Easter, 11 tracks of wonder…



Idlewild

Interview Music (Empty Words)

25 years old next year, the Scottish indie legends are still full of youthful energy.



The Rotations

What Will Be (795537 Records DK)

The Rotations are quite amazing – their down in the dirt, blues rock is the sort your mother warned you about…