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FFS--Dictator's Son

Sometimes a collaboration ends up being both exactly and nothing like you would have expected.  Such is the case when Sparks and Franz Ferdinand joined forces to form the brilliantly titled FFS.   166 more words

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The Beta Band--Dry the Rain

There’s really nothing that can be said about Dry the Rain that wasn’t already proven in 30 seconds in High Fidelity. Throwing on the track by Scottish wonders The Beta Band results in an instant warm glow.   54 more words

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Glasvegas--Lots Sometimes

Sometimes you just need a sledgehammer of sincerity.  Glasvegas are the reigning champions of earnest emotion.  There’s nothing subtle about the Glasgow band’s Wall of Sound indebted weepies, but subtle can be overrated.   292 more words

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Josef K--Forever Drone

Truly one of the great one album wonders, Josef K proved far more influential than popular after the release of The Only Fun in Town.  Like Joy Division, the Edinburgh post-punk outfit eschewed the tonally upbeat, instead opting for bleakly obscure, philosophy inspired lyrics over jagged guitars.   96 more words

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Primal Scream--Beautiful Future

We’re taking a look at great Scots this week, in honor of Primal Scream getting 11 unbelievable albums deep into their career with the release of Chaosmosis.   148 more words

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Gaelic Storm @ The Pageant - February 17th, 2016

This show was exactly a year to the date to the last time Gaelic Storm played The Pageant, and the band once again made it on my list of most memorable shows of the year.   100 more words

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Wanderlust Edinburgh, Scotland- Sights and Sounds

Sights and video clips around Edinburgh, Scotland. St Giles’ CathedralEdinburgh Castle Random street cornerOrgan in St. GilesLove this red police box containing the cash machine. 89 more words

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