Listen: MGMT return with trippy new single

Listen: MGMT return with trippy new single

Brooklyn psychedelic rock band MGMT have returned with trippy new track In The Afternoon – and you can listen to it here. The latest release from the duo of Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser is accompanied by a video and also features on a new limited edition 12″ vinyl, alongside another new track titled As You Move Through The World. It’s set for release in March 2020. While their last album – 2018’s Little Dark…

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Pollyanna McIntosh hints at role in Walking Dead movies

Pollyanna McIntosh hints at role in Walking Dead movies

Edinburgh-raised actress Pollyanna McIntosh has hinted that she is set to appear in The Walking Dead’s upcoming Rick Grimes spin-off movie trilogy. The 40-year-old actress, who played Scavengers leader Anne (aka Jadis) in the hit zombie series before her character exited the show with Rick (Andrew Lincoln) in season nine, suggested on social media that she will “probably” be a part of the upcoming spin-off. In an Instagram video, she said: “Hey y’all, I just…

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Crowded House announce 2020 UK tour – including Scottish date

Crowded House announce 2020 UK tour – including Scottish date

Iconic Kiwi band Crowded House announced they will visit Scotland next summer as part of a wider UK and European tour. The band will visit some of Europe’s most iconic venues along with featured performances at prestigious summer festivals including Pinkpop. Joining founding members Neil Finn and Nick Seymour will be Mitchell Froom, Liam Finn and Elroy Finn. In addition to touring, the band also recently noted that they are spending time in the studio…

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Celeste announced as winner of BRITs Rising Star Award

Celeste announced as winner of BRITs Rising Star Award

Soul singer Celeste has won the Brits’ Rising Star award, beating off competition from Beabadoobee and Joy Crookes to be presented with the prestigious industry award – previously known as the BRITs Critics’ Choice She said: “It’s a huge honour to be the recipient of the BRITs Rising Star Award 2020. Like many others, I grew up watching the BRITs and have been continually inspired by its nominees, winners and the performances. I hope to…

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Review: EH6 Festival, Biscuit Factory, Leith.

Review: EH6 Festival, Biscuit Factory, Leith.

After the flak the organisers had received from punters and artists, upset at both the manner in which the event was curtailed to a one day festival and the less than eclectic line up, the EH6 festival had some making up to do on Saturday. This year’s event was held in Leith’s Biscuit Factory, and with temperatures inside the venue as Baltic as outside, coats were the fashion item of the day. Fortunately, with 17…

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Interview / Tony Black: ‘Before I knew it, Gus was back, voicing and his opinions on everything’

Interview / Tony Black: ‘Before I knew it, Gus was back, voicing and his opinions on everything’

It’s been ten years since the last outing of crime writer Tony Black’s inimitable cop Gus Dury – but the “punk rocker of the Scottish crime scene” is back. AAA caught up with Tony to find out what fans can expect from new novel, Wrecked. The Gus Dury creation first made waves back in 2009 in the author’s debut title, Paying for It, where the hard-drinking Edinburgh cop landed himself in hot water for headbutting…

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KT Tunstall to play charity gig in Edinburgh this January

KT Tunstall to play charity gig in Edinburgh this January

Edinburgh-born singer-songwriter KT Tunstall is set to return to her roots this January with a string of one-off charity gigs around Scotland in celebration of the countdown to Lidl’s 100th store. The week-long ‘Lidl Live’ tour will see Tunstall perform to thousands of fans in towns and cities around Scotland, taking in Aberdeen, Ayr and Highland town, Strathpeffer, before the grand finale show in Edinburgh on Burn’s Night. Alongside the ‘Lidl Live’ performances, which will…

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Camila Cabello to visit Scotland on 2020 UK and Ireland tour

Camila Cabello to visit Scotland on 2020 UK and Ireland tour

Senorita hitmaker Camila Cabello has announced she is bringing The Romance Tour to the UK and Ireland in June 2020 – and the tour will see the multi-Grammy-nominated Cuban singer visit Scotland. As well as a show at Glasgow’s SSE Hydro on 9 June, Cabello will also play gigs in Birmingham, Leeds, Manchester, Dublin and London. You can see the full UK tour dates below. Fans can pre-order upcoming album Romance, out December 6 via…

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Lewis Capaldi shares new song ahead of Edinburgh gig

Lewis Capaldi shares new song ahead of Edinburgh gig

Bathgate chart-topper Lewis Capaldi has shared a new song ahead of his upcoming UK tour. You can listen to the track, titled Before You Go, here. The singer-songwriter, who has enjoyed an incredible year with mega-selling debut album Divinely Uninspired to a Hellish Extent and his first UK and US No.1 single Someone You Loved, says the new track is his “most personal” offering to date. Before You Go is set to feature on an…

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Ant Middleton to visit Edinburgh on 2020 UK tour

Ant Middleton to visit Edinburgh on 2020 UK tour

SAS: Who Dares Wins star Ant Middleton will visit the Edinburgh Playhouse next year on a new tour that sees him playing his biggest UK shows to date. Using the skills honed from his experience in the British Special Forces, Middleton is famous for leading and completing extreme adventures often documented on TV. Last year, he climbed the highest mountain in the world in Extreme Everest with Ant Middleton, which tested him further than ever…

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