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SEE: Belle and Sebastian share Collaborative fan project ‘Protecting the Hive’

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Track: A. Wesley Chung – Restless

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Track/Video: Belle and Sebastian – We Were Beautiful, plus tour news

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Prowling around like a caged animal, the new single ‘Chemical Animal’ from the legendary The Jesus and Mary Chain has a satisfying brooding element that exudes malevolence and disdain in their own inimitable fashion. Released through Fuzz Club Records, there is a motorik beat behind the sonic throb – a more electrified abrasive sound with …

In a surprise move, iconic Scottish band The Jesus and Mary Chain (JAMC) have just released a new single entitled ‘jamcod’ through new label Fuzz Club Records with news of a new album. ‘Glasgow Eyes’ on the way next year. Opening with a psychedelic electronic clang, the track launches into a hyperkinetic motorik beat that …

Chvrches performing at Barrowland Ballroom in June 2023

Chvrches shared chilling visions with a killer synth-pop soundtrack to a reverent Glasgow congregation as their Screen Violence World Tour reached its climax. Barrowlands buzzed with anticipation, as an eerie electro intro with more than a hint of Vangelis rang out from an empty stage. It was sweating room only for the first of a …

Glaswegian legends Teenage Fanclub have today announced the release of their new album called ‘Nothing Lasts Forever’ on 22 September through their own label PeMa. A portentous title? Who knows. To whet our voracious appetites, the band has released a video for new track ‘Foreign Land’ shot by longtime collaborator Donald Milne and announce a …

Formed as a death metal duo back in 1991, Swedish veterans Katatonia have long-since moved on from their abrasive beginnings, and in 2023, hit the road in support of their twelfth full-length record, Sky Void of Stars, another lush and grandiose mix of prog-metal and gothic rock. Officially a co-headline with Icelandic post-metal group Sólstafir, …

Fontaines D.C. returned to Glasgow on their current UK tour, upgrading capacity wise from last year’s appearance at Barrowlands (1,900) to the O2 Academy (2,500), but still for two nights such is the demand for tickets in the city. The first night saw a queue form well ahead of the doors opening and the rush …

The three band members of CLAMM

On August Bank Holiday Monday Melbourne punks CLAMM played at Glasgow’s basement venue The Flying Duck. They released their excellent second album CARE earlier this month, and to be perfectly frank this reviewer was buzzing to be seeing CLAMM live. Patience is a virtue, however and first onstage was local band Velvet. What immediately struck …

Pitch Scotland 2022 banner

Pitch, Scotland’s international, multi-venue conference of hip hop and underground culture takes place on Saturday 27 August across four venues in the East End of Glasgow. Applications are now open for two artists to perform at Pitch’s live evening showcase at Saint Luke’s alongside Aberdeen’s rising star AiiTee, Dundee’s MC Salum, pioneering Edinburgh MC LOTOS and Cardiff rapper/Triskel Award …

The five band members of Blush Club

Glasgow’s Blush Club return with ‘Ornamental Ponds’, the first single and title track from their forthcoming EP set for release in September. It follows on from the charismatic guitar pop of 2021 EP A Hill To Die On. The 5-piece have created a catchy post punk romp inspired by lockdown mundanity. Is it through the …

By Ian Campbell It was 2017 when I last saw Mannequin Pussy. The world has changed radically since then and after a string of how can things get any worse events, the US supreme court decision on abortion has left the majority of us speechless, distraught and angry. Mannequin Pussy vented this anger in a …