Django Django perform for La Blogothèque

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By Darwin Cosico in New Music on Tuesday 15 January 2013

Mercury Prize nominees Django Django recently performed a stripped-down two-song session for French blog La Blogothèque. The 8-minute set includes Love’s Dart and Firewater. The video was produced by Chryde and Matthieu Buchsenschutz and was filmed in Lyon last month while on tour. Since the release of their self-titled debut album, the Scottish quartet has toured around […]

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The Dykeenies: a Scottish indie rock band

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By Kyle Renwick in New Music on Saturday 5 May 2012

The Dykeenies, an indie rock band from Scotland, are well-established in the underground scene. If you discover some of their early stripped down and raw acoustic tracks, the quality is obvious: many songs sound even better than the mastered versions on their first album. This video epitomises what they are all about.

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Olney Clark

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By Casper Johansson in New Music on Monday 22 March 2010

Written during Olney’s Ph.D. in algorithmic algebraic geometry in Edinburgh, Scotland and Clark’s lost months of limbo and relocation from Los Angeles to Texas following the death of his father and grandfather, best friends Grant Olney and Barry DeBakey wrote the songs that would become their self-titled album with hints of Bryter Layter-era Nick Drake […]

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Trembling Bells

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By Francis Andrews in New Music on Tuesday 3 February 2009

Hotly tipped by a handful of soothsayers to take 2009 by storm, Trembling Bells are an altogether different and refreshing musical experience to much of what seems to excite people at the moment. On first listen, it’s fairly easy to ignore — one could casually shrug it off as some limp take on Scottish baroque […]

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Stretchheads

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By Gerry Mak in New Music on Wednesday 27 August 2008

Stretchheads were a great, spazzy punk band from Erskine just outside of Glasgow. They were a group of merry pranksters for the nuclear age, crunching out frantic, sproingy squall with a demented sense of humor, predating the Boredoms and transcending the spikes-and-leather punk scene that had begun to wear out its welcome in the UK […]

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Win a Frightened Rabbit CD

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By Zolton in New Prizes on Friday 15 August 2008

Thanks to our friends at Inertia, we have five copies of the awesome new Frightened Rabbit CDThe Midnight Organ Fight — to give away to randomly selected Australian Lost At E Minor subscribers.

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Head Rolls Off

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By Zolton in Video on Friday 1 August 2008

In my next life, I want to sing like Frightened Rabbit frontman Scott Hutchison. Oh, and grow a lush beard, so I can play in their band. Better start cracking.

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Malcolm Middleton ticket giveaway

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By Zolton in New Prizes on Tuesday 6 May 2008

Hooray! Scottish troubadour Malcolm Middleton is touring Australia and we have double passes to his shows in Sydney [May 8], Melbourne [May 9] and Brisbane [May 10] to giveaway.

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Malcolm Middleton’s down to his last cigarettes

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By Zolton in New Music on Friday 2 May 2008

There was a lot of fuss about former Arab Strap frontman Malcolm Middleton’s recent single, We’re All Going to Die, and the timing of its release around Christmas. We asked him if it was a publicity stunt, a reality check, a coincidence, or all three wrapped up into a two minute fifty slice of classic, introspective pop.

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Four Cigarettes

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in New Music on Sunday 20 January 2008

Formerly of Arab Strap, Scottish songwriter Malcolm Middleton sings with all the integrity and smoky purity of someone who has spent way too much time puffing away in the back corner of a sketchy Dundee pub.

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