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The Twilight Sad shroud Usher Hall in awe

Fresh off the back of winning The Skinny’s Scottish Album of the Year Award and not too far gone from touring with the behemoths that are The Cure, The Twilight…

Meursault takes La Belle Angele

The quintessentially ‘La Belle Angele’ purple haze douses the famous room as a night of electronic folkness commences. A sprinkling of both new and old songs sees Jonnie Common enliven…

Soccer Mommy asserts herself with ‘lucy’

Those familiar with Soccer Mommy may instinctively assume a song titled ‘lucy’ to be a self-deprecating song about a love-rival, brimming with jealousy and an unwilling admiration for the titular…

Wilco release new single ‘Everyone Hides’

‘Everyone Hides’ is a tale of self-delusion wrapped up in brightly coloured autumnal tones, delicately traversing a swift three minutes of unadulterated Yankee Hotel Foxtrot nostalgia. A bouncing yet lackadaisical…

Boards of Canada return with previously unreleased ‘XYZ’

Against all cultural expectations, a small town on the east coast of Scotland birthed some of the most boundary-pushing and captivating IDM to have ever been produced: Boards of Canada’s…

‘Intelligently devised’: If You’re Feeling Sinister review

The 1996 sophomore album from Glasgow-based cult indie-art band Belle and Sebastian, If You’re Feeling Sinister, has been heralded as magnificent by legions of fans since its release. Now, with…

‘Heart-wrenching and equally hopeful’: 50 words review

Combining such rampant hilarity with heartfelt dialogue and intelligently developed characters within just a 50-minute show seems a sizeable challenge; 50 Words not only succeeds but exceeds in this Herculean…

Paul Foot: Baby Strikes Back!

Deep in the heart of the Cowgate, the repurposed Bongo Club kitted out as a Fringe venue is suddenly doused in darkness. Scarcely any light filters through the cracks under…