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Interview: Anna Meredith

This interview originally ran via The Quietus in April 2016 South Queensferry is a picturesque old town on the banks of the Firth of Forth. Stationed between the river’s iconic road and railway bridges, it’s a realm of blurred and eddying boundaries … Continue reading

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Interview: Minor victories

This article originally ran in The Herald Newspaper (Scotland) in May 2016. Stuart Braithwaite has been losing sleep. You may not be surprised to hear this, given his predisposition for invoking untold dread as a member of post-rock leviathans Mogwai – from … Continue reading

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Interview: Savages

This interview was originally published via Instagram Music in January 2016. Savages don’t pull any punches. But there’s more to the fist on the London­-based quartet’s new album artwork than that. Adore Life, the cinematic post-­punks’ second LP, is by turns inflammatory, menacing … Continue reading

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Interview: Chvrches

An edited version of this feature ran in The Herald Arts Magazine (Scotland) on March 26, 2016, under the heading: CHVRCHES: MIRACLES DONE IN 45 MINUTES… There’s an old picture of Chvrches where they’re under a neon sign that promises: … Continue reading

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Interview: Hinds

This article originally ran in The Herald Newspaper (Scotland) on February 19, 2016. Don’t be misled by the cervine vibes of Madrid garage-pop rabble Hinds. Their name might conjure Frida Kahlo’s barbed self-portrait, The Wounded Deer, or Goldfrapp’s nascent obsession … Continue reading

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Interview: Aidan Moffat and Paul Fegan

This article originally ran in The Herald Newspaper (Scotland) on February 17, 2016. There is this story that comes from The Bible, or from an old folk song, or maybe from Nick Cave’s album, The Boatman’s Call. It came to … Continue reading

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From the archives: Concrete Antenna

This article originally ran in The Herald Newspaper (Scotland) in September 2016. Imagine if the walls had ears. Imagine if the walls could sing. A new construction on Edinburgh’s skyline explores those ideas, and much besides. Housed within the new … Continue reading

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