The 1975 announced as latest headliners for Glasgow Summer Sessions

The 1975 announced as latest headliners for Glasgow Summer Sessions

Indie darlings The 1975 have been confirmed as the third headliner for 2019’s Glasgow Summer Sessions – and they’ll top the bill on the festival’s second weekend on August 25. The band join the already announced Foo Fighters and The Cure in what is shaping up to be great festival. The Matt Healy-fronted band will be joined at Bellahouston Park by Twin Atlantic, You Me At Six, Pale Waves, Ten Tonnes, and No Rome. Tickets…

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Paolo Nutini tops SAY Award most played list

Paolo Nutini tops SAY Award most played list

On today’s inaugural National Album Day, the Scottish Music Industry Association (SMIA) has teamed up with music licensing company PPL to produce a Top 10 chart of the most-played artists who have been shortlisted for the prestigious Scottish Album of the Year (SAY) Award based on 21st century UK radio and television airplay. Celebrating, promoting and rewarding the most outstanding album releases each year, The SAY Award is Scotland’s national music prize which showcases the incredible strength and…

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Kendrick Lamar among the headliners at Glasgow Summer Sessions

Kendrick Lamar among the headliners at Glasgow Summer Sessions

Kendrick Lamar, Kings of Leon and Catfish and the Bottlemen have been confirmed as the headline acts for this year’s Glasgow Summer Sessions. The three international acts will each headline one night of the outdoor musical festival, which is staged annually in Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park and takes place on Wednesday 22th, Saturday 25th and Wednesday 29th August 2018. Previous headliners include Eminem, Paolo Nutini, The Killers and Biffy Clyro. Geoff Ellis, CEO of DF Concerts, said:…

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Twin Atlantic to perform live and sign new album in Edinburgh

Twin Atlantic to perform live and sign new album in Edinburgh

Twin Atlantic will be performing live and signing copies of their eagerly-awaited new album at Edinburgh’s Coda Music record shop on Saturday, 10 September. The Scottish alt-rockers, who performed an intimate gig at La Belle Angele in July, have been discussing new album GLA, which is set to be released on September 9. Frontman Sam McTrusty said: “This is where we come from. It’s laced in our blood not to mention our art and vision. It’s bold….

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Twin Atlantic announce Barrowlands shows

Twin Atlantic announce Barrowlands shows

Twin Atlantic are set to play three consecutive gigs at Glasgow’s Barrowlands. The band, who will perform an intimate gig at Edinburgh’s La Belle Angele on Friday 15 July, have announced that they’re set to wrap up their December UK tour with three consecutive gigs at the popular venue later this year. The Scottish alt-rockers will play Glasgow from Tuesday 13 – Thursday 15 December. Ahead of their Edinburgh gig next week, the band have…

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Twin Atlantic speak ahead of low-key Edinburgh gig

Twin Atlantic speak ahead of low-key Edinburgh gig

Ahead of their intimate gig at Edinburgh’s La Belle Angele next week (July 15), Scottish alt-rockers Twin Atlantic have been discussing their new album GLA, which is set to be released on September 9. Twins frontman Sam McTrusty says the new album – a 12-track follow-up to 2014’s Great Divide – defines them as band. “This is where we come from,” he explains. “It’s laced in our blood not to mention our art and vision. It’s bold. It’s…

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Interview: Fatherson

Interview: Fatherson

If you thought being in a band was all sex, drugs and rock ‘n’ roll, you’d probably be disabused of the notion after half an hour in the company of Fatherson’s lead singer and guitarist Ross Leighton. Now, no one is suggesting he’s boring (far from it), it’s just not every day a rock star tells you he’s “just staying in the house today” because the weather’s “absolutely rotten”, although he might “play some badminton later on”. It’s admirable,…

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