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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...

Interview: LAPS

Grubby lo-fi duo LAPS create tunes so louche they loosen your morals while chafing your speakers...

Featured artist: LAPS

LAPS make the sort of metronomic bedroom funk that coaxes your lazy carcass off the sofa and down to your local subversive nightspot. Their debut EP Ladies As Pimps is probably the best thing we've heard this year...

Featured artist: Jasper James

Fledgling DJ and producer Jasper James is the latest in a long line of Glaswegian aces to emerge from the Scottish mecca for all things electronic. Check out his debut EP released this week on Optimo Traxx…

Glasgow spotlight

Anita Awbi heads to Glasgow to discover how the longstanding DIY scene has turned the city into a musical mecca.

Interview: Ben Martin, High Sheen

Ben Martin (aka Ben Coghill) is a stalwart of the Glasgow club scene and is a founder member of shiny new house label High Sheen. We caught up with him to learn about his musical past and hear what the future has in store for Glasgow’s thriving electronic scene…