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.
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.
Album Review: Beirut - Gallipoli
Beirut curate a cross-continental buffet of brassy indulgence.
Album Review: Sneaks - Highway Hypnosis
Sneaks delves into trap, reggae, and 90s rave while staying true to her post-punk roots.
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.
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.
Album Review: Toro y Moi - Outer Peace
Toro y Moi is stylistically muddled but vital as ever on his eclectic new album.
Live Review: Deep Sea Creature @ Sneaky Pete's, Edinburgh, 12/01/19
A compelling evening’s entertainment from accomplished Edinburgh songsmiths.
Hear This: Eerie Wanda - Pet Town
The Dutch artist is due to release an album of the same name later this month.
10 years on: revisiting La Roux's debut
Assessing the ‘Bulletproof’ artist’s durability a decade since the synth-pop duo’s breakthrough album.
Album Review: Tallies - Tallies
Ambition outweighs originality on Tallies’ self-titled debut.
10 years on: revisiting Muse's 'The Resistance'
Muse’s most diverse, ambitious and cohesive album to date; we look back on the band’s 2009 achievement.
New Year's Resolution: No code, no problem
When vinyl comes without a download code I'll no longer be disappointed.
Playlist: Hogmanay Jams for New Year Drams
Pour one out to celebrate the bells as we look back on the best Scottish music from 2018.
Remembering Tom Leonard, Glaswegian poet and language pioneer
A poetic pioneer, passionate about language as authentically spoken; Tom Leonard has died aged 74.
Hear This: The Raconteurs - Now That You're Gone
The Raconteurs return after a 10-year hiatus with a twisted blues-rock ballad.
Fresher Sounds - The best new music - 10/12/18
Your weekly guide to the best new releases.