Go Away Birds

Thursday, 6 August 2009, 14:27 | Category : Good new stuff, Reviews
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I love the radio. In this, the Age of the Internetz, it’s always a pleasure to discover good new music through old-fashioned means. Even if it is digital radio. Last week was particularly good. Just when I was doing a ‘Scottish week’ (which became more of a week and a half) on this blog, I [...]

Lord Cut-Glass

Wednesday, 5 August 2009, 14:24 | Category : Reviews
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In a line of direct continuation from my last post, here’s another solo album from a former member of a late 90s/ early 00s Scottish band that I have been hugely enjoying of late. Following on from his mates Malcolm Middleton and Aidan Moffat, we now have former Delgado Alum Woodward. His former band split [...]

The boys from the Arab Strap

Tuesday, 4 August 2009, 21:24 | Category : Reviews
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Arab Strap, depending on who you talk to are either one of Scotland’s greatest bands, or a pair of miserable bastards who you’d be better avoiding to maintain happiness. Whatever, there’s no denying that the two misanthropes made an impact on the British indie scene in the ten years they were around. I saw them [...]