Review: Goodbye Mr Mackenzie / The Filthy Tongues, Liquid Room

Review: Goodbye Mr Mackenzie / The Filthy Tongues, Liquid Room

Late December is a time for looking back on the past and making plans for the future. As Goodbye Mr Mackenzie wrap up their 2019 comeback tour with a wonderful romp through 16 of their finest songs from their days of yore, it’s uncertain if they’ll choose to do so again. However, the future is in good hands with the Filthy Tongues, the opening band and musical vehicle for three of the Mackenzies, both bands’…

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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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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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AAA’s Top 5 Scottish Albums of 2016

AAA’s Top 5 Scottish Albums of 2016

As 2016 draws to a close, it’s time for AAA’s Top 5 Scottish Albums of the year, as picked by our team of music writers. Truth told, there’s been some outrageously good releases this year, and it was tough coming up with a Top 5. That’s exactly what we’ve done, though – so without further ado, here’s what we opted for… The Filthy Tongues, Jacob’s Ladder Under various guises, over many years, veterans of the…

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Martin Metcalfe’s AAA Edinburgh

Martin Metcalfe’s AAA Edinburgh

Martin Metcalfe was frontman of Goodbye Mr Mackenzie, one of the most acclaimed bands ever to rise through the ranks of the Edinburgh music scene. Then he was in Angelfish, the band Shirley Manson left to join Garbage. Since then, Metcalfe has continued to occupy a unique place at the heart of Scottish alternative rock. His current band, The Filthy Tongues (with former Mackenzies bandmates Fin Wilson and Derek Kelly), may just be his best yet. The band’s debut…

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