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In session: Pictish Trail

Psych-loving, Eigg-dwelling far-out entertainer Johnny Lynch (aka Pictish Trail) has way more up his glittery sleeves than witty anecdotes and beautiful melodies. Don't miss him live in action...

Interview: Bruising

Emotional feedback-riddled upheaval is at the core of Bruising, a Leeds-based outfit whose music harks back to a more innocent time - skewer yourselves on their sweetly hefty pop hooks in our new interview...

Playlist: Restless Natives

This week we hand over the reins to the organisers of Restless Natives Festival, a brand new edition to the wayward Glasgow musical calendar which promises to take things a little deeper and weirder...

30 seconds interview: The Spook School

Edinburgh’s The Spook School use spiky punk rock as a vehicle to confront issues of identity and sexuality. Now on LP two, Try to Be Hopeful, they’re surrounding more brash and upfront than ever…

Featured artist: The Spook School

The Spook School are purveyors of taut, triumphant indie with a deft gender-political message. With a new album on the way, make sure you don't miss their C86-inspired sound and agit-pop lyrics.

Featured artist: Lazy Day

Lazy Day have emerged wide eyed and blinking out of the bedroom to be picked up by Lost Map Records. Check out upcoming Record Store Day release Portrait for all your fuzzy, dream pop needs…