AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: The Filthy Tongues – Mummy Can’t Drive

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: The Filthy Tongues – Mummy Can’t Drive

The Filthy Tongues, who topped AAA’s Scottish Albums of the Year poll in 2016, are back with brand single Mummy Can’t Drive – and it’s our Hottest Record of the Week. You can listen to it right here. Veterans of the Edinburgh indie scene, The Filthy Tongues have occupied a unique place at the heart of Scottish alternative rock in various manifestations since the mid-80s. Martin Metcalfe, Fin Wilson and Derek Kelly were the core-members…

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Martin Metcalfe’s AAA Edinburgh

Martin Metcalfe’s AAA Edinburgh

Iconic Edinburgh band Goodbye Mr Mackenzie celebrate the 30th anniversary of debut album Good Deeds and Dirty Rags with a double-header of gigs at Liquid Room on Saturday and Sunday. (25-26 May). Goodbye Mr MacKenzie released their first album, Good Deeds and Dirty Rags, in 1989. It entered the UK charts at No.16 and the band quickly attracted a large, loyal support north of the border. Incredible live shows and singles like the Rattler further…

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Goodbye Mr Mackenzie to reform for 30th anniversary shows

Goodbye Mr Mackenzie to reform for 30th anniversary shows

Iconic Edinburgh band Goodbye Mr Mackenzie are reforming to celebrate the 30th anniversary of debut album Good Deeds and Dirty Rags, which they will play in its entirety at three gigs in Scotland in May. One of the most acclaimed bands ever to rise through the ranks of the Edinburgh music scene, the Mackenzies last played together at The Garage in Glasgow in 1995 – and they are returning to very same venue for the…

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AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: The Filthy Tongues, Come On Home

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: The Filthy Tongues, Come On Home

The Filthy Tongues, who topped AAA’s Scottish Albums of the Year poll in 2016, are back with brand single Come On Home – and it’s our Hottest Record of the Week. You can listen to it here. Veterans of the Edinburgh indie scene, The Filthy Tongues have occupied a unique place at the heart of Scottish alternative rock in various manifestations since the mid-80s. Martin Metcalfe, Fin Wilson and Derek Kelly were the core-members of…

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Shirley Manson picks her favourite Garbage song and gives advice to young bands

Shirley Manson picks her favourite Garbage song and gives advice to young bands

Grunge queen Shirley Manson has offered some advice for aspiring bands: “Be the biggest and baddest version of yourself”. The Garbage frontwoman was chatting to Digital Journal ahead of the release of This Is The Noise That Keeps Me Awake – an autobiographical coffee table book due out July 4 via Akashic Books – and was also asked to select her favorite song from her own back catalogue. Edinburgh-born Shirley said she has a special…

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