Glasgow

30 seconds interview: Acting Strange

Ali and Billy Strange are cousins from Glasgow’s East End who create thrillingly lo-fi indie that sounds like Lone Pigeon doing Merseybeat. With a debut EP due soon, we learn more about these promising newcomers...

In session: Golden Teacher

Party-starting six-piece Golden Teacher are well versed in the rules of the dancefloor - and how to break them. Watch them warming up for their recent bone-shaking gig at Birthdays in London...

30 seconds interview: Fatherson

Fatherson are an indie rock trio with a beguilingly Scottish sound. Like Frightened Rabbit and The Twilight Sad, their songs deal in the wonders and woes of life as a Scots 20 something.

Featured artist: Hector Bizerk

Drummer Audrey Tait and Scottish battle rap champ Louie Boy have a unique take on hip-hop, balancing fluid social literacy with intense rhythms that skip from swinging jazz to live techno without missing a beat.

30 seconds interview: Stephanie Manns

Glasgow-based singer songwriter Stephanie Manns has attracted many plaudits for her soulful mix of country and folk. Second LP Fool Like Me is the sound of an artist confidently hitting her stride…

Interview: Aidan Moffat

'I found my muse in a rat-infested cupboard under creaky stairs in a derelict pub in the middle of nowhere'...

Featured artist: Tuff Love

This pair of close knit pals from Glasgow create infectious, lo-fi indie-pop of the highest order. Check out their ace new track Slammer – a warm slab of shimmery, hooky, twangy goodness that builds and builds…

Featured artist: Sad City

Gary Caruth, aka Sad City, creates featherweight electronica with ambient leanings. Like Brian Eno jamming with Boards of Canada, his music strikes the perfect balance between warmth and weirdness.