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Ava Love: ‘Chophouse’

You can tell from the offset that Ava Love are accomplished musicians, within their instrumental is a confidence and dynamic that you can’t ignore. ‘Chophouse‘ is the latest release from the Edinburgh-based outfit and provides a fascinating fusion of aggressive 80s pop and math rock. With its stylish synth-pop licks and big blazing chorus, this has…

Meursault: ‘Simple Is Good’

One of Scotland’s finest, Meursault, left a gaping hole when they disappeared. Neil Pennycook and his fellow musicians have this way of tapping into your emotions like few others. His voice has its finger on your vulnerabilities and it is incomparable. Thankfully, they have returned. Their label Song, By Toad led by the matchless Matthew…

SKJØR: ‘Without Hope’

Edinburgh-based  quartet SKJØR already have an impressive live CV supporting the likes of Teleman, Lanterns on the Lake and Paper Kites. Their forthcoming single, ‘Self Control’ is due out later this month and b-side ‘Without Hope’ in particular showcases the promise of the band.  Illustrating an unspeakable hurt captured by Louise McCraw’s vocal and the emotion it…

Man Of Moon: ‘Sign (The Twilight Sad Remix)’

Edinburgh duo Man Of Moon are fast becoming one of the most talked about Scottish bands of 2016. Their dynamic approach and solid musicianship is something to be admired and this was illustrated perfectly by the spring release of their glorious track ‘Sign’. The song has been recently reworked by The Twilight Sad‘s Andy MacFarlane…

Man Of Moon: ‘Sign’

Edinburgh duo Man Of Moon have already become one of this year’s most exciting Scottish musical prospects. Debut single ‘The Road’ not only floored a number of the bands peers, but it also made London’s music press and industry sit up and pay attention. ‘Sign’ is the follow-up taken from their Medicine EP, due out…

Profisee – ‘Instant Damascus’

Song of the Day is courtesy of Edinburgh-based MC and producer Profisee. Brooding new track ‘Instant Damascus’ was revealed this week. Musically, it is packed with delicate menace, but lyrically, it is fully-formed, thematic positivity. Profisee has a gift of embroidering his music with moody complexity and engaging wordplay, ‘Instant Damascus’ adds to an already…