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Paul Research

Paul Research has had a long career in the Scottish music scene.

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The Gracious Losers

This new album comes with some anticipation given The Gracious Losers’ previous releases and live shows – and it does not disappoint.

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Sulka

Since Johnny ‘Pictish Trail’ Lynch set up shop on for the Isle of Eigg, his Lost Map record label has become a home to the eclectic and sometimes exotic

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Cathal Coughlan

Do yourself a favour and get this in your ears.  An ingenious collection of songs.  Inventive and intense.  That should be enough, right?  Okay then…  There’s been a great deal made in the run-up to this albums arrival about it being Cathal Coughlan’s first in a decade.  It’s not like he’s spent that time twiddling […]

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Minerva Wakes

(Wikipedia extract) “Minerva /mɪˈnɜːrvə is the Roman goddess of wisdom and strategic warfare, justice, law, victory, and the sponsor of arts, trade, and strategy.”

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Babybird

Babybird’s output is exhausting – 78 releases on Bandcamp at the last count, and counting…

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Mogwai

Twenty-five years since the release of their debut single ‘Tuner’/‘Lower’, Glasgow’s Mogwai present their tenth album.

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Arab Strap

Where do we start with this one… probably the most anticipated comeback album of many recent years…

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Blanck Mass

A new release from Benjamin John Power (aka Blanck Mass), formerly one half of Fuck Buttons)

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Randolph’s Leap

No matter how good the solo shows and the solo recordings are I’ve always felt that Randolph’s Leap songs are heard to best effect in the context of the full eight-piece band.