Glasgow

30 seconds interview: Turtle

Turtle, the latest project from Glaswegian singer songwriter Jon Cooper, neatly links the intensity of Radiohead with the production prowess of Jon Hopkins or James Blake. On his latest EP, Who Knows, his leftfield pop leanings come into focus against a backdrop of bulky beats and murky electronics - leaving a warm glow after each listen. We spent 30 seconds with the upcoming producer to learn why Jean Michel Jarre caught him off guard...

30 Seconds interview: Laki Mera

Laki Mera are a Glaswegian three piece who fuse warm emotion with studio technology to create their human, intelligent pop. Based at the top of the old Templeton Carpet Factory, the band’s majestic view across the city helps inform their sky scraping music. It’s all topped off by Laura Donnelly’s bewitching vocals in songs which conjure up images of Massive Attack out on the razz with Sigur Ros. We caught up with them for 30 Seconds...

Glasgow Inspires Most Songs

PRS for Music took the top 30 towns and cities throughout the UK by population (excluding London) to analyse the data using its extensive database.