West Lothian band The Snuts on longlist for Scottish Album of the Year Award

West Lothian band The Snuts on longlist for Scottish Album of the Year Award

After being forced to cancel their TRNSMT gig last weekend, The Snuts finally got some good news after their debut album was longlisted for the Scottish Album of the Year award. The West Lothian indie outfit, who cancelled their festival appearance after one band member and a crew member tested positive for Covid-19, will go up against the likes Biffy Clyro, Mogwai and Arab Strap for the prestigious prize. Twenty albums released during the pandemic…

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Bright Eyes announce UK tour – including Glasgow gig

Bright Eyes announce UK tour – including Glasgow gig

Indie darlings Bright Eyes have announced a string of UK and Ireland live dates as part of their 2020 world tour – and the run includes a visit to Scotland. The Ohama trio comprising Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis and Nathaniel Walcott recently announced they were back together after a nine-year hiatus, having reunited last year to start working on their first new material since 2011’s The People’s Key. Having previously announced an appearance at End…

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M. Ward to kick off 2020 UK tour in Edinburgh

M. Ward to kick off 2020 UK tour in Edinburgh

Southern California-based singer-songwriter M. Ward has announced a string of UK shows for 2020 – and he’ll be kicking off the mini tour at The Caves in Edinburgh on 27 October. The prolific writer, producer and performer’s new album, Migration Stories, will be released on 3 April. In just the last decade alone, Ward has teamed up with Conor Oberst, Mike Mogis, and Jim James to form the beloved supergroup Monsters of Folk, paired with…

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