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Ubre Blanca

Lockstep (Blanc Discs)

Glasgow outfit Ubre Blanca have been a bit quiet of late (spot the John Shuttleworth reference…)

Starry Skies

Do it With Love (Remix) (Fox Star)

The fourth single from The Starry Skies’ third album, released last year, is a remix of the title track


Queen Bee (Hotgem)

This is the lead track from a forthcoming album (‘Earth Mothers’, release slated for mid-July)

Xan Tyler / Mad Professor

Clarion Call (Ariwa)

The title track from a forthcoming album, ‘Clarion Call’ follows a previous Tyler/Prof collaboration

Mike Brew

Somedays (MikeBrew)

Mike Brew’s ‘Somedays’ is a rare find, owing to the fact that the new single has something for everyone.


Pixel Wilderness (Lost Map)

This London-based combo have released some excellent music in the past couple of years and this new material is truly great.

Pizza Crunch

Celexa (Disobedient)

A great track form a new-to-BM four-piece Glasgow outfit playing guitar-pop


Last Words (Dimple Disc)

Although ‘Glitter and the Glue‘ from the ‘Brave Warrior’ EP by Dublin-based Keeley has already been reviewed, this additional track really stands out.

The Gilhoolys

STAR (Main St)

The press release states that this Glasgow act, “Once described by various DJs and Music Journalists as ‘The Next Big Thing From Scotland’

Errant Boy

The Poisoned Word (Errant Media)

In the first of two promised singles this year, the Edinburgh-based outfit spread their musical nous over this slightly mournful track.