‘It’s a bold move to try and get a room of people to shut up and listen to you,’ says Trash Kit’s Rachel Aggs.
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.
Are you a Scottish artist with an amazing LP under your belt? Enter the Scottish Album of the Year Award for your chance to win £20,000.
The London grunge gang let us in on the bands that have fuelled their raucous sound. Expect loads of punk-rock and Riot Grrrl from The Julie Ruin, Bleached, Sacred Paws, The Slits and more...
Nick Cave & The Bad Seeds, Dave, Jane Weaver and Stormzy are leading the way with three nominations each in this year's awards.