AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: Billie Eilish, You Should See Me In A Crown

AAA’s Hottest Record of the Week: Billie Eilish, You Should See Me In A Crown

The precociously talented Billie Eilish is still putting the finishing touches on her debut album, but if latest single You Should See Me In A Crown is any indication of what’s to come, her career is going to go stratospheric. Still only 16, but with songwriting abilities which belie her age, this silver-haired pop sensation is starting to look like the second coming of Lorde. Eilish made a name for herself with her Don’t Smile…

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Here’s all you need to know about the new David Bowie box-set, Loving The Alien

Here’s all you need to know about the new David Bowie box-set, Loving The Alien

Loving The Alien, a new David Bowie box-set, is to be released later this year. The fourth in a series of career-spanning Bowie box-sets – dropping on October 21 through Parlophone – features eight albums from 1983-1988, as well as previously unreleased music. The collection includes a remastered version of 1987’s Never Let Me Down, and a brand new production of the record also features. The box-set also includes the never-previously-released live album Serious Moonlight….

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Watch: Jack White releases mysterious new video for Corporation

Watch: Jack White releases mysterious new video for Corporation

Jack White has shared the new video for his track Corporation – and you check out two teaser clips right here. The video sees the former Whites Stipes man the centre of a murder mystery. The song is lifted from White’s third solo LP Boarding House Reach, which was released back in March. The video for Corporation, which is set in rural America, begins with detectives investigating a crime scene in a grand country house…

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AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: Doesn’t Matter by Christine and the Queens

AAA’s Hottest Record Of The Week: Doesn’t Matter by Christine and the Queens

Ahead of her eagerly-awaited visit to Edinburgh this year, French pop sensation Christine and the Queens has released the second single from her soon-to-be-released sophomore album – and it’s our Hottest Record Of The Week. Newbie Doesn’t Matter got its first airing on Zane Lowe’s Beats 1 radio show last night (July 5) – and you can listen to it right here. Following on from comeback single Girlfriend, Doesn’t Matter sees the Nantes-born singer-songwriter – real…

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The Lovely Eggs to return to Edinburgh on autumn tour

The Lovely Eggs to return to Edinburgh on autumn tour

Psychedelic punks The Lovely Eggs have announced new live dates for the autumn – including a visit to Edinburgh. The Lovely Eggs, whose latest album This Is Eggland was released in February, have been hailed as one of the most unique, innovative and genuine bands on the British Underground music scene. Setting themselves apart from the mainstream, they’ve built up a cult following which is due to blow wide open with their mild-melting new album,…

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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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Scottish Water taps into landscape with help of “the new Coldplay”

Scottish Water taps into landscape with help of “the new Coldplay”

Scottish Water has secured the talents of the band dubbed “the new Coldplay” to soundtrack its new TV ad featuring the country’s famous scenery. Dunfermline five-piece group, Dancing on Tables, provide the musical backdrop to the ‘Your Water, Your Life’ campaign. The ad also features the renowned Scottish landscape in a slick, watercolour animation by Edinburgh agency Always Be Content. Hailed by BAFTA as “the UK’s most exciting emerging band for this year” the young Scottish group recorded…

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The Proclaimers announce new album ahead of UK tour

The Proclaimers announce new album ahead of UK tour

Ahead of their two-night stint at the Edinburgh Playhouse later this year, Scottish music legends The Proclaimers have announced the release of their first album since 2015’s Let’s Hear It For The Dogs. Due for release on August 10 through Cooking Vinyl, Angry Cyclist finds the Reid brothers at the peak of their songwriting prowess. The album opens with the title track (also the first single). Strings soundtrack a song full of Craig and Charlie’s…

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Ex-Silencers stars JJ Gilmour and Joe Donnelly form new band

Ex-Silencers stars JJ Gilmour and Joe Donnelly form new band

An exciting new music project has been born after a reunion between former members of Scots group, The Silencers. JJ Gilmour and Joe Donnelly enjoyed great success and critical acclaim during their individual stints with the band and toured with music greats such as Simple Minds, David Bowie, U2 and The Pretenders. Despite not playing in The Silencers at the same time, Joe and JJ bonded immediately during an emotional week in Glasgow as all…

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St Vincent says poptastic rework of Slow Disco was inspired by Taylor Swift

St Vincent says poptastic rework of Slow Disco was inspired by Taylor Swift

Ahead of her eagerly-awaited visit to Edinburgh this summer, St Vincent has said that the pop reworking of her track Slow Disco was encouraged by Taylor Swift. Last week, the American songwriter and multi-instrumentalist, real name Annie Clark, unveiled an uptempo version of the 2017 ballad. Fast Slow Disco sees St Vincent go into full-on pop mode – and it’s been a standout moment from her recent live shows. In Matt Wilkinson on his Beats 1 show,…

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