‘The older I get the less willing I am to listen to reason because, as various people told me, there is no economic reason to make a double album these days,’ says Neil Hannon, while pondering his forthcoming album, Office Politics.
Spinning on an elastic axis of post punk fuzz and African rhythms, the fancy musical footwork of Glasgow’s Sacred Paws has taken some giant steps since the group’s inception, winning the Scottish Album of the Year and dazzling leftfield music fans.
‘Nature’s not for everyone, but for me, it’s the one true reset. Taking that a step further, the sea is the thing that does it,’ says multi-instrumentalist and soother of troubled minds, Erland Cooper.
Having cut his teeth on the indie circuit in The Magnetic North and Erland and the Carnival, he made his debut solo flight with the avian-themed Solan Goose in 2018.…
The winners of the third annual Oram Awards have been revealed as Ain Bailey, Andie Brown, Cee Haines (CHAINES), Natalie Sharp (Lone Taxidermist), Nwando Ebizie (Lady Vendredi) and Steph Horak (SheIsRevolting).