Alan Longmuir’s AAA Edinburgh

Alan Longmuir’s AAA Edinburgh

“Legendary” is overused in the music world, but it’s hard to find another way to describe the Bay City Rollers. The Edinburgh band sang Shang-A-Lang, made tartan scarves trendy, stole the hearts of teeny-boppers everywhere, and then self-destructed in spectacular fashion before making an unlikely comeback last year. Alan Longmuir was at the core of the band back in their 70s heyday – and he’s still running with the gang to this day. The Rollers – and the…

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Davina Divine of The Mars Patrol’s AAA Edinburgh

Davina Divine of The Mars Patrol’s AAA Edinburgh

Given how long they’ve been around, it’s remarkable that The Mars Patrol are still to release their debut album. But that’s exactly what the talented Edinburgh six-piece are set do on 20 August. Human Condition is proceeded by the band’s excellent new single, Not About You, which features an accompanying video directed by John Hardwick (Travis, Noel Gallagher, Arctic Monkeys, Jake Bugg). Stalwarts of the local music scene, The Mars Patrol have been honing their…

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