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Interview: Spinning Coin

We chat to the band's drummer Chris about keeping up part-time jobs, recording with Edwyn Collins and playing guerrilla gigs on the streets of Glasgow...

Featured artist: Spinning Coin

Glasgow fourpiece Spinning Coin specialise in unhurried indie and shoegaze socialism. Having just found a home at The Pastels' revived Geographic imprint, they're gently rocking our world this week...

Playlist: Muncie Girls

Our latest playlist is curated by Muncie Girls' Lande Hekt. Given the band's deep love of skittish riffs and piercing polemics, her picks are bang on the money...

Interview: Bill Wells

The jazz virtuoso explains his indie bent, reveals what's lacking in mediocre electronica & snubs the Glasgow jazz scene

Playlist: Green Man Festival

Welcome to our latest playlist. This week we’re continuing our festival focus, this time taking in the musical highlights of the weekend’s Green Man event. Taking place in the lush surroundings of the Black Mountains, it’s celebrated for having one of the most beautiful of all the festival sites. Our playlist takes in some of the best acts from this year's great line up including the Pastels, Nathan Fake, Low, Steve Mason and Public Service Broadcasting.