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Alasdair Flett
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Hi, I'm Alasdair. Originally from Orkney, I now reside in the Scottish capital. As Music Editor, I'm always on the lookout for new sounds. Enquiries here: music.editor@thenationalstudent.com
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The  Edinburgh duo's latest single  'Tectonic' hits

Introducing: Super Inuit

The Edinburgh duo's latest single 'Tectonic' hits

Anastasia Connor stresses humanities degrees’ value to the ever-changing music industry.

Women in Music: An interview with Anastasia Connor, PR Manager and former journalist

Anastasia Connor stresses humanities degrees’ value to the ever-changing music industry.

Keith Flint, the anarchic frontman of talismanic ravers The Prodigy, has died at the age of 49.

Keith Flint: the 'Firestarter' burns on

Keith Flint, the anarchic frontman of talismanic ravers The Prodigy, has died at the age of 49.

The Berlin-based duo, Gurr release a second single from the forthcoming EP She Says out 5th April.

Hear This: Gurr - Zu Spät

The Berlin-based duo, Gurr release a second single from the forthcoming EP She Says out 5th April.

Seán McGowan and Brand New Friend win over the Monday evening crowd at Sneaky Pete’s.

Live Review: Sean McGowan & Brand New Friend @ Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh, 25/02/19

Seán McGowan and Brand New Friend win over the Monday evening crowd at Sneaky Pete’s.

Lauren from the band praises the music scene in Northern Ireland and shares advice for new acts.

Interview: Brand New Friend

Lauren from the band praises the music scene in Northern Ireland and shares advice for new acts.

This week’s top picks include emo ballads, shimmering pop, refracted house and German indie.

Fresher Sounds - The best new music - 25/02/19

This week’s top picks include emo ballads, shimmering pop, refracted house and German indie.

Rap, dance music and collaborations dominated 2018 to the detriment of female performers.

The industry must do more to redress the gender imbalance in pop music

Rap, dance music and collaborations dominated 2018 to the detriment of female performers.

Antwerp's showcase of the best in drum and bass and dubstep should serve as a foretaste of this year's summer anthems.

10 reasons to get excited about Rampage 2019

Antwerp's showcase of the best in drum and bass and dubstep should serve as a foretaste of this year's summer anthems.

Cass McCombs is by turns dated and vintage, aside from an interesting foray into trip-hop, on his ninth full-length album.

Album Review: Cass McCombs - Tip of the Sphere

Cass McCombs is by turns dated and vintage, aside from an interesting foray into trip-hop, on his ninth full-length album.

Emo band Free Throw release the first single ahead of What’s Past Is Prologue, out 29th March.

Hear This: Free Throw - The Corner's Dilemma

Emo band Free Throw release the first single ahead of What’s Past Is Prologue, out 29th March.

Beirut curate a cross-continental buffet of brassy indulgence.

Album Review: Beirut - Gallipoli

Beirut curate a cross-continental buffet of brassy indulgence.

Sneaks delves into trap, reggae, and 90s rave while staying true to her post-punk roots.

Album Review: Sneaks - Highway Hypnosis

Sneaks delves into trap, reggae, and 90s rave while staying true to her post-punk roots.

Burns is often portrayed as the emotional complement to the intellectual Scottish Enlightenment, but he was very much of its ilk.

Robert Burns: Enlightenment against the establishment

Burns is often portrayed as the emotional complement to the intellectual Scottish Enlightenment, but he was very much of its ilk.

The Howl & The Hum endear with a soft spot for specificity alongside the theatrical HYYTS.

Live Review: The Howl & The Hum with HYYTS @ Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh, 22/01/19

The Howl & The Hum endear with a soft spot for specificity alongside the theatrical HYYTS.

Toro y Moi is stylistically muddled but vital as ever on his eclectic new album.

Album Review: Toro y Moi - Outer Peace

Toro y Moi is stylistically muddled but vital as ever on his eclectic new album.

A compelling evening’s entertainment from accomplished Edinburgh songsmiths.

Live Review: Deep Sea Creature @ Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh, 12/01/19

A compelling evening’s entertainment from accomplished Edinburgh songsmiths.

The Dutch artist is due to release an album of the same name later this month.

Hear This: Eerie Wanda - Pet Town

The Dutch artist is due to release an album of the same name later this month.

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