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Good Dog

Creature (Lost Map)

Good Dog is the moniker of Suze Bear, a Lost Map regular



Mitchell Museum

Skinny Tricks (Scottish Fiction)

With eleven tracks including the two previous singles ‘Footsteps 101’ and ‘Freakbeak’, the third Mitchell Museum is sunny but gritty



Seil Lien

Shatter (Just Isn't Music)

This Glasgow-based singer-songwriter has been bubbling under for a while with some great live performances



Medicine Men

A Different Port (Last Night From Glasgow)

This is a great second album from Glasgow’s Medicine Men.



Thee MVPs

Science Fiction (E-Easy)

If this album has one flaw, it’s the cover.



Dinosaur

To The Earth (Edition)

The sounds here are very sparky and bright and jazzy



Tiny Fighter

Perfect Game (Bay Terrace)

What is it about early summer that brings out singer-songwriters with synths and sighing, breathy vocals? Here we have another case in point with Tiny Fighter. ‘Perfect Game’ is present here in three forms – the original mix, which is very nice and summery. Then, there is the Step5 And Perambulum Remix. That really brings […]



Modern Studies

The Weight of the Sun (Fire)

Modern Studies have really surpassed themselves on this third long player



The Boy with the Lion Head

A Half Remembered Dream (TBWTLH)

Timing is everything in music – including on the marketing side.



Stephen Malkmus

Traditional Techniques (Domino)

You feel like you know the music long before you’ve actually hit the play button