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Scottish Album of the Year: Longlist 2017

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On Wednesday 24 May, The 2017 SAY Award Longlist will be revealed in front of a live audience at Glasgow’s O2 ABC Glasgow. With exclusive live performances from SAY Award alumni Admiral Fallow, Steve Mason (acoustic) and Mungo’s Hi Fi with YT. Boasting a lucrative £20,000 prize for the winner and nine runner up prizes…

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Running Up That Hill- A Celebration of Kate Bush

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As passionate lovers of the music of Kate Bush, we are stupidly excited about the impending Running Up That Hill – A Celebration of the Work of Kate Bush, which has been curated by former Delgado and Chemikal Underground doyenne Emma Pollock. First commissioned by the True North festival in Aberdeen…

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Big Country 35 at Celtic Connections

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Big Country were one of the biggest Scottish noises of the 1980s, renowned for their anthemic singles and the distinctive twin guitar attack of the late Stuart Adamson and Bruce Watson, which seemed to echo the skirl of the bagpipes. The current incarnation of the band, including Watson and his son Jamie, original drummer Mark Brzezicki,…

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