May 23, 2013: A Music Open Day is being held at Aberdeen’s Lemon Tree on May 26 with a programme that includes three music industry panels, a soundcheck workshop and live music from Revere, Uniform, Leanne Smith and Marionettes. Free tickets to the evening show will be available to anyone who attends the free seminars during the day.
The Wickerman Festival has added Admiral Fallow, Chic ft Nile Rodgers, Dreadzone, Waylayers and Greg Wilson to its line-up on July 26-27.
Algernon Doll’s track Anti-them is available for free download – it’s taken from second album Citalo-pop, due for release on June 10.
May 22, 2013: The Basement Coffee House in Ayr has been shortlisted by NME as Scotland’s representative in a public vote to find the best small venue in Britain. The 80-capacity venue opened eight months ago.
Tomorrow’s second instalment of the Dewar House Experimental Batch series sees Edinburgh’s Caves host free live music from Kid Canaveral, The Last Battle and Adam Ross (Randolph’s Leap). There will be 550 tickets available on the door on a first come, first served basis.
May 21, 2013: Camera Obscura song Fifth In Line To The Throne is available for free download in exchange for an email address. It’s taken from the band’s fifth album Desire Lines, out on June 3, and pre-ordering it will get you another track, Do It Again.
Book Group have released their debut EP, Homeward Sound.
Sparrow And The Workshop’s third album Murderopolis, out on May 27, is streaming in full via DIY - one of the songs, The Faster You Spin, is also available for free download.
May 20, 2013: Garden Of Elks’ debut EP, Extended Play, is available to buy and stream.
The Clock have a video for their excellent song Everything’s Eventual, which is released on May 28. They have Glasgow gigs lined up at Broadcast on June 1 and Roxy 171 on June 20.
May 18, 2013: The 16-strong T Break line-up for T in the Park on July 12-14 has been unveiled - Arches, Blindfolds, DARC, Fake Major, Hector Bizerk, Honeyblood, Machines In Heaven, Michael Cassidy, Poor Things, Pronto Mama, Seams, Sunshine Social, The Merrylees, The Velveteen Saints, Vasa, Waiting For Go.
Anna Sweeney has announced she is taking a full break from music and has cancelled her scheduled appearance at Wickerman in July as she relocates to Reading for work in June. Another musician swapping Scotland for England is Plum, who is moving to Brighton in July.
May 17, 2013: The stage times have been released for the 35 acts playing Stag & Dagger across seven Glasgow venues on May 18.
Franz Ferdinand’s fourth album Right Thoughts, Right Words, Right Action will be released on August 26 – check out this brief trailer.
Frightened Rabbit recorded a cover of Best Coast’s The Only Place for Australian radio show Triple J. The band release their Late March, Death March EP on June 2.
The Mouse That Ate The Cat song When I Wake Up is available for free in exchange for your email address.
The title track of Adam Stafford’s forthcoming second album Imaginary Walls Collapse is streaming here.
May 16, 2013: The Discopolis remix of Bwani Junction single Civil War is available to download for free from SoundCloud.
Born To Be Wide’s next seminar at Edinburgh’s Electric Circus on May 30 is on the topic of goNORTH, with a panel featuring broadcaster Vic Galloway, goNORTH duo Amanda Millen and Alex Smith and Chasing Owls frontman Ben Sunderland explaining how musicians and delegates can get the most out of the annual Inverness convention. Tickets are free.
AC/DC have backed a campaign to erect a bronze statue of their former frontman Bon Scott in his hometown of Kirriemuir in Angus. Community music group DD8 Music hope to raise £50,000 via Kickstarter by June 5.
Kite And The Crane’s debut EP, Found In The End, is out on Bandcamp.
May 15, 2013: Biffy Clyro have a video for their new single Opposite.
The View are playing a one-off show at Glasgow’s King Tut’s on June 12 for the Sunday Mail Centenary Fund.
Adam Stafford is launching his second album Imaginary Walls Collapse with a gig at Glasgow’s Glad Cafe on July 5 with support from Siobhan Wilson and Robbie Lesiuk.
May 14, 2013: The Wee Chill will mark its 10th anniversary with a two-stage bill at Glasgow’s SWG3 on June 29 for the West End Festival. The line-up features Malcolm Middleton, James Yorkston with Sparrow & The Workshop (collaborative debut), Aidan Moffat (spoken word), Three Blind Wolves, Roddy Hart & The Lonesome Fire, Miaoux Miaoux, Fake Major.
Tommy Perman, who recently left FOUND, has unveiled his new solo project ComputerScheisse – check out These Beautiful Minds, the title track of his debut EP, out on July 15 through Phuturelabs.
RockNess have announced more acts for the festival on June 7-9 including Fenech-Soler, Fatherson, Public Service Broadcasting, The Boy Who Trapped The Sun, Niteworks and Jemma Tweedie.
Too Many Fireworks Records will donate all profits from sales of Variations Of Chopin, an album of contemporary interpretations of the composer’s music, to the fundraising campaign for drummer Robbie Cooper, whose cancer fight was documented on The Pop Cop.
May 13, 2013: New releases out now include Young Aviators’ debut album Self Help, Eagleowl’s debut album This Silent Year, and Cherri Fosphate’s new Burning Youth EP.
May 10, 2013: The live schedule for goNORTH in Inverness on June 5-6 has been unveiled – it includes a Scottish Bloggers Showcase hosted by The Pop Cop, Peenko and Song, by Toad featuring a four-band bill of Garden Of Elks, Friends In America, The Yawns and Flutes.
May 9, 2013: The documentary Hunting For Remoteness details The Magnetic North’s visit to Orkney – where frontman Erland Cooper is from – for the making of their debut album. It will be released on June 24 alongside a reissue of that record, Orkney: Symphony Of The Magnetic North. You can watch the trailer here.
Alphabetical Order Orchestra are streaming their first song, The Architect. The band is made up of My Latest Novel members Chris Deveney, Gary Deveney and Ryan King.
A Band Called Quinn have launched a crowdfunding campaign to support performances of their multimedia show Biding Time (remix) at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in August.
May 8, 2013: Three Blind Wolves have released their new album, Sing Hallelujah For The Old Machine.
May 7, 2013: Adam Stafford’s new single Please is streaming online – it’s taken from his second album Imaginary Walls Collapse, out in July.
May 6, 2013: The T in the Park Roadshow is bringing free live music to Scottish towns this month – it stops at Glasgow today for The View at Kelvingrove Park (1pm) and Buchanan Street (3.30pm); Edinburgh on May 10 for Vigo Thieves at Queen Margaret University’s Student Union (noon), Dundee on May 11 for The LaFontaines at Overgate Centre (noon); Aberdeen on May 12 for Sienna at Aberdeen University (noon); and Ayr on May 18 for The Redettes at Ayr Railway Station (noon).
Fake Major have a video for Fiction, a song on their Have Plenty Of Fun EP. Fellow Comets & Cartwheels artist Finn LeMarinel has a new video for Garden, taken from his debut album Violence.
Capitals have released a sampler of all the tracks on their debut album A National Service, out on June 3.
May 3, 2013: Episode 11 of BBC ALBA’s Rapal music TV programme is on iPlayer and features Cara Mitchell, Brown Bear & The Bandits, Three Blind Wolves and Anna Sweeney.
Steve Mason has accused Samsung of plagiarising the video for The Beta Band’s 2004 single Assessment for their new television advert. Both show historical figures running down a beach and helicopters circling overhead.
May 2, 2013: Young Aviators’ debut album Self Help is streaming on Electric Honey’s SoundCloud ahead of its release on May 13.
May 1, 2013: Travis have a video for Where You Stand, the first single and title track of the band’s seventh album, out on August 19.
Fake Major’s debut EP, Have Plenty Of Fun, is available for download.
My Latest Novel have gone on hiatus, with three of the members forming Alphabetical Order Orchestra - look out for music from them next week.
Kobi Onyame has a video for his new single The Real Part 2.
Trapped In Kansas have unveiled new song Collapse Rebuild.
Rob St John’s new AA single Charcoal Black And The Bonny Grey/Shallow Brown is out now.
April 30, 2013: Boards Of Canada will release Tomorrow’s Harvest, their first new album in eight years, on June 10.
Quickbeam song Immersed is available to download for free from DIY – you can also listen to snippets from every track of the band’s self-titled debut album, out on June 3.
Discopolis have unveiled the video for their new song Falling (Committed To Sparkle Motion), out on May 5.
April 29, 2013: The SAY Award will stream each of the 20 longlisted albums for 24 hours through their app, starting today with Miaoux Miaoux’s Light Of The North. You can read The Pop Cop’s feature here.
Panda Su’s new song MAPS is available to buy now on Amazon, while Bwani Junction’s new single Civil War is on iTunes.
The Boy Who Trapped The Sun has a video for new song California ahead of his May tour in Scotland.
The Pastels have a video for Check My Heart, taken from their forthcoming new album Slow Summits, out on May 27.
Frank Turner covered Frightened Rabbit’s The Modern Leper for Jim Gellatly’s In:Demand Uncut session.
April 27, 2013: Episode 10 of BBC ALBA’s Rapal music TV programme is on iPlayer and features two fantastic unreleased songs by Beerjacket as well as The Holy Ghosts, The Merrylees and Ray McCartney.
Travis, Johnny Marr, Hurts, James Skelly, Jack Savoretti, Willy Mason, Foy Vance, Steve Mason, Milo Greene and DIIV have been added to the T in the Park line-up, which has now been separated into day-by-day splits.
Edinburgh venue The Forest Cafe, which has been banned from hosting live music due to council restrictions, are looking for acts to play their new monthly event, the Forest Big Night Out at Old St Paul’s, which launches on May 23. Email email@example.com for details.
April 26, 2013: The Burns an’ a’ that! Festival will feature live music as part of Weekend in the Park at Ayr’s Belleisle Park on May 25-26. Rose Parade, Little Fire, Pronto Mama and The Bluebells are among the free acts; Justin Currie + Rachel Sermanni play a ticketed gig on May 26.
Other newly-announced concerts on sale include Lana Del Rey + Kassidy at Glasgow’s SECC on May 16 (replacing her two dates at the Academy on May 15/16) Bombay Bicycle Club at Edinburgh’s Liquid Room on June 7, Belle & Sebastian at Inverness’ Ironworks on July 1, We Are Scientists at Glasgow’s Oran Mor on July 29, Kid Canaveral + Ballboy at Edinburgh’s Liquid Room on August 10.
Kid Canaveral + The Last Battle + Adam Ross (Randolph’s Leap) also play a free show at Edinburgh’s Caves on May 23 with 300 tickets on the door on a first come, first served basis as part of a Dewar’s event.
April 25, 2013: Seasick Steve, The Pigeon Detectives, Julie Fowlis, Meursault, Washington Irving, PAWS and The LaFontaines have been added to the Belladrum Festival line-up on August 2-3.
Washington Irving have released Palomides Volume 1, the first half of their debut album.
The View are streaming Kill Kyle, one of two new songs on their compilation album Seven Year Setlist, out on June 17.
April 24, 2013: The showcase list of artists picked to play goNORTH in Inverness on June 5-6 has been announced. For the third consecutive year there will be a bloggers’ showcase stage hosted by The Pop Cop, Peenko and Song, by Toad. More details to follow soon.
Kilmarnock’s Dirty Weekender will feature 45 acts over three venues on May 31 to June 2 including Fridge Magnets, Bwani Junction, The Ok Social Club, Ross Leighton (Fatherson) and Chris Helme.
Poor Things’ new single Morgan is free to download – it’s taken from their Hurricane Poor Things EP, out on June 10.
Similarly, Cherri Fosphate are giving away Wool from their Burning Youth EP, out on May 11.
April 23, 2013: Glasvegas will play Aberdeen’s Garage on June 27, Edinburgh’s Liquid Room on June 28 and Glasgow’s ABC on June 29.
Reverieme’s second album With Up So Floating is out now.
Roddy Hart & The Lonesome Fire have announced they will release their self-titled new album through Middle Of Nowhere Records in July.
Herculean have a video for Red Weather, taken from The Falling Thunder EP, out on June 7.
April 22, 2013: Stag & Dagger have added Phosphorescent, Rachel Sermanni, Randolph’s Leap, French Wives, Fake Major, Prides, Chris Devotion & The Expectations and Donald Macdonald & The Islands to the Glasgow festival’s line-up on May 18.
Episode 9 of BBC ALBA’s Rapal music TV programme is on iPlayer and features Brown Bear & The Bandits, Cara Mitchell, The Open Day Rotation and John Wean.
Texas have unveiled a video for The Conversation, the title track from their first album in eight years, out on May 20.
Bronagh & The Boys have released their debut single Green, taken from A Young Heart EP, out on May 19.
April 19, 2013: Kassidy’s Barrie-James O’Neill and his girlfriend Lana Del Rey have recorded a cover of Summer Wine (made famous by Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazlewood), backed with a video featuring handheld footage of the pair in Los Angeles.
My Bloody Valentine, Trash Talk, Fidlar and The VirginMarys have been added to the T in the Park line-up.
April 18, 2013: Pre-sale tickets are available for Regina Spektor at Glasgow’s Academy on August 20 and Kings Of Leon at the ciry’s Bellahouston Park on August 15, the latter being part of the Glasgow Summer Sessions.
The Mirror Trap have unveiled a video for Westminster Ghost Story, the first track to be taken from their second album Stay Young, due out this autumn.
April 17, 2013: Midnight Lion have changed their name to Prides and expanded to a trio with the addition of Kitty The Lion’s Callum Wiseman on guitar and vocals. To coincide with the announcement, they have unveiled wonderfully addictive new song Out Of The Blue.
T in the Park have added Local Natives, Lucy Rose, Swim Deep, Theme Park, Lewis Watson and Sons & Lovers to the festival on July 12-14.
April 16, 2013: Doune The Rabbit Hole have announced that this year’s festival will take place at the new location of Cardross Estate at Port of Menteith in Stirlingshire on August 22-25. The line-up features Clinic, Meursault, Rachel Sermanni, Alasdair Roberts, Washington Irving, The Pastels, PAWS, Beerjacket, Rick Redbeard, We Are The Physics, Randolph’s Leap, Siobhan Wilson, Panda Su, Shambles Miller, Jo Mango and TeenCanteen. See here for full day-by-day splits.
April 15, 2013: James and Twin Atlantic will headline the Belladrum Tartan Heart Festival on August 2-3. Other acts on the bill include Admiral Fallow, Fatherson, Rick Redbeard, Noisettes, The Horrors and King Charles.
April 13, 2013: Edinburgh’s live music scene has suffered yet another setback with Forest Cafe having its live music licence reviewed, causing the immediate postponement of gigs there, starting with the Solas Showcase scheduled for today.
Newsnight Scotland featured a report on the music industry on April 10, prompted by the Wide Days convention in Edinburgh. Watch the segment on BBC iPlayer, with contributions from Stanley Odd’s Dave Hook, Plum’s Shona Maguire, Chemikal Underground’s Stewart Henderson, Wide Days organiser Olaf Furniss and journalist Nicola Meighan. The interviews were conducted by Galleries drummer Andrew Black.
April 12, 2013: Episode 8 of BBC ALBA’s Rapal music TV programme is on iPlayer and features Niteworks, The Holy Ghosts, Miaoux Miaoux and The Merrylees.
Eagleowl have unveiled Not Over, the first offering from debut album This Silent Year, which will come out through Fence Records on May 13.
Dear Lara, aka David Lan, has released his debut EP Plans as a free download.
April 11, 2013: Capitals’ debut album A National Service will come out on June 3, with those who pre-order it (from just £5) getting an immediate download of any of the record’s 11 tracks, one of which is Reliever.
The View will release singles compilation Seven Year Setlist on June 17 – the album features two new songs, Dirty Magazine and Kill Kyle.
Several Scottish acts have posted tracks from forthcoming new albums – check out Washington Irving – Wandering Wits, United Fruit – Taste I Can’t Give Up and Hector Bizerk – Orchestrated Madness.
April 10, 2013: Promoters Cry Parrot will host their 6th Birthday Party at Glasgow’s Glue Factory on April 26 with a gig featuring Sacred Paws, Hector Bizerk, Tut Vu Vu, Ultimate Thrush, Ela Orleans and Sad City.
Three Blind Wolves are previewing Slow Summer Deer, taken from their Sing Hallelujah For The Old Machine album, released on May 6.
Where We Lay Our Heads single Keanu Leaves is out now.
Great Cop are giving away new song Stop Hiding as a free download.
April 9, 2013: Mogwai guitarist John Cummings uploaded a photo of himself at Glasgow’s George Square yesterday where more than 300 people gathered, inspired by his band’s 2011 song George Square Thatcher Death Party.
Hi-Arts, which promotes arts in the Highlands and Islands, has issued notices of redundancies to all 10 of its staff in the wake of funding cuts.
April 8, 2013: Fridge Magnets will play a ‘silent gig’ at a secret outdoor location in Glasgow on May 15 (6pm) – tickets can be won through organisers Deezer. The band will perform inside a mobile perspex box with the 300-capacity audience able to hear them through headphones.
Kassidy have released new mini-album People Like Me.
April 7, 2013: Song Of Return have launched their Singles Club project on Bandcamp through which they’ll be selling unreleased tracks. Month 1 contains Torn Between The Tides (see video) and Enough.
Cairn String Quartet, who were profiled on The Pop Cop in March, have unveiled their orchestral cover of Kid Canaveral’s Low Winter Sun.
Travis have made new song Another Guy available to download for free through their website. It also has a video.
April 6, 2013: The following 16 HMV and Fopp stores in Scotland will remain open following Hilco’s takeover – HMV: Aberdeen, Ayr, Dundee, East Kilbride, Edinburgh Fort Kinnaird, Edinburgh Ocean Terminal, Edinburgh Princes St, Glasgow Argyle St, Glasgow Buchanan St, Glasgow Fort, Inverness, Livingston, Stirling; Fopp: Edinburgh; Glasgow Union St; Glasgow Byres Rd.
Bwani Junction have a video for new single Civil War, out on April 29.
Rachel Sermanni and Emma’s Imagination are among the acts playing the Kintyre Songwriters Festival in Campbeltown on May 24-26.
Quickbeam will launch their debut album with a gig at the disused Govanhill Baths in Glasgow on May 31. They will be supported by Fake Major whose debut Have Plenty Of Fun EP comes out on May 1.
April 5, 2013: Spotify director Mark Williamson will give the keynote speech at next week’s Wide Days event in Edinburgh as part of a session on the business of streaming. The full running order is here.
Episode 7 of BBC ALBA’s Rapal music TV programme is on iPlayer and features Anna Sweeney, Cara Mitchell, Discopolis and Paul McGranaghan.
Dot JR has uploaded new song Waterfalls to SoundCloud.
April 4, 2013: The Tiree Music Festival will take place in An Talla on July 20-21 with a bill that includes Roddy Hart & The Lonesome Fire, Washington Irving, The Youth And Young and Brown Bear & The Bandits.
Galleries’ fantastic new single Midnight Rush is out now.
Casual Sex have made a video for their debut single Stroh 80. They play Glasgow’s Nice ‘n’ Sleazy on April 5 and Oran Mor on April 7.
April 3, 2013: Comlongon Rocks have added a third day of live music to its line-up at Comlongon Castle in Dumfries & Galloway on May 17-19. The festival’s line-up features Three Blind Wolves, Emma’s Imagination, The OK Social Club and Saint Max.
Chem 19 are offering three days of free recording time to five Scottish acts through their Creative Scotland Demo Fund. To apply, musicians (under-25s only) should email a link to some demos and a bio to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject Chem19 Demo Fund Enquiry before April 26. Chosen acts will also take part in a live showcase.
Siobhan Wilson + Julia And The Doogans + Jo Mango will play Glasgow’s Roxy 171 on June 26 as part of the Scottish Fiction Presents: Aye Tunes vs Peenko night at the West End Festival.
April 2, 2013: Acts confirmed for The Insider Festival in Aviemore on June 21-23 include Rachel Sermanni, Karine Polwart, Hector Bizerk, Urstan, David Thomas Broughton, Miaoux Miaoux, Pete Roe, Jonnie Common, Adam Holmes And The Embers and Sparrow And The Workshop.
Up-and-coming acts can apply to play the Hebridean Celtic Festival in Stornoway on July 17-20 through their One Step Further competition which is open to musicians aged 18-25. To enter, artists need to email email@example.com with the subject HebCelt New Talent Submissions and include links to three songs, a biog and high-res photo. Closing date is April 12.
April 1, 2013: Quickbeam’s self-titled debut album will be released through Comets & Cartwheels on June 3 – check out the video for lead track Immersed which will be available as a free download on April 29.
We Were Promised Jetpacks will headline the second night of the three-day Solas Festival in Perthshire on June 22.
Minor Delilah will be giving away copies of their new EP, Only Dust Can Hear You, to anyone who attends their launch gig at Glasgow’s Classic Grand on May 3.
Click on the picture above to see The Pop Cop’s family tree of Scottish musicians in all its glory. It’s handmade, goddamit, so excuse any wonky lines.
There were various titles I considered for this post, here are some of them:
- What do you mean the Scottish music scene is incestuous?
- It’s not what you play, it’s who you play for
- If the Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon became the Six Degrees of Kenny Anderson…
In the end, I thought it best to keep it simple. Clearly, I have too much free time on my hands.
1. The line “I might not want you back but I want to kill him” in Frightened Rabbit’s Good Arms vs Bad Arms is about Snow Patrol’s Paul Wilson
2. Frightened Rabbit’s Gordon Skene is a former member of Admiral Fallow
3. Frightened Rabbit’s Gordon Skene is a member of The Moth & The Mirror
4. Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison and Meursault’s Neil Pennycook played a joint set at Oxjam Edinburgh 2009, Frightened Rabbit have covered Meursault’s A Small Stretch Of Land
5. Three Blind Wolves’ Ross Clark has played with Frightened Rabbit
6. Zoey Van Goey’s Kim Moore has played with Frightened Rabbit
7. The Twilight Sad’s James Graham sang Be Less Rude with Frightened Rabbit at Connect Festival 2007
8. Frightened Rabbit’s Andy Monaghan is a member of Piano Bar Fight
9. Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison is a member of The Fruit Tree Foundation
10. Frightened Rabbit’s Scott Hutchison played on We Were Promised Jetpacks’ Keeping Warm at The Arches in Glasgow in 2008
11. Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody, Mark McClelland and Jonny Quinn are members of The Reindeer Section
12. Malcolm Middleton is a member of The Reindeer Section
13, Mogwai’s John Cummings is a member of The Reindeer Section
14. Aidan Moffat is a member of The Reindeer Section
15. Idlewild’s Roddy Woomble and Gareth Russell are members of The Reindeer Section
16. Belle & Sebastian’s Richard Colburn, Mick Cooke and Bobby Kildea are members of The Reindeer Section
17. Strike The Colours’ Jenny Reeve and Sarah Roberts are members of The Reindeer Section
18. Colin MacIntyre is a member of The Reindeer Section
19. Teenage Fanclub’s Norman Blake is a member of The Reindeer Section
20. The Vaselines’ Eugene Kelly is a member of The Reindeer Section
21. The Moth & The Mirror’s Stacey Sievwright is a member of The Reindeer Section
22. Mogwai’s Barry Burns and Stuart Braithwaite have played on Malcolm Middleton songs
23. Strike The Colours’ Jenny Reeve has played on Malcolm Middleton songs
24. Malcolm Middleton recorded a cover of King Creosote’s Marguerita Red, King Creosote recorded a cover of Malcolm Middleton’s Choir
25. Pictish Trail has played on Malcolm Middleton songs
26. Emma Pollock has played on Malcolm Middleton songs
27. Lord Cut-Glass’ Alun Woodward has played on Malcolm Middleton songs
28. Malcolm Middleton sang on Viva Stereo’s The Seaward
29. Belle & Sebastian’s Mick Cooke has played on Malcolm Middleton songs
30. Malcolm Middleton and Aidan Moffat are former members of Arab Strap
31. Idlewild’s Rod Jones is a member of The Fruit Tree Foundation
32. Emma Pollock is a member of The Fruit Tree Foundation
33. The Twilight Sad’s James Graham is a member of The Fruit Tree Foundation
34. Sparrow And The Workshop’s Jill O’Sullivan is a member of The Fruit Tree Foundation
35. Karine Polwart is a member of The Fruit Tree Foundation
36. Strike The Colours’ Jenny Reeve is a member of The Fruit Tree Foundation
37. Alasdair Roberts is a member of The Fruit Tree Foundation
38. James Yorkston is a member of The Fruit Tree Foundation
39. Belle & Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch is a member of God Help The Girl
40. Isobel Campbell is a former member of Belle & Sebastian
41. Monica Queen sang on Belle & Sebastian’s Lazy Line Painter Jane
42. Belle & Sebastian’s Bob Kildea and Stevie Jackson have played with The Vaselines
43. Belle & Sebastian’s Bob Kildea and 1990s’ Michael McGaughrin and Dino Bardot are former members of V-Twin
44. Belle & Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch used to date Camera Obscura’s Tracyanne Campbell
45. Belle & Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch produced Zoey Van Goey’s single Foxtrot Vandals
46. Belle & Sebastian’s Richard Colburn is a member of Tired Pony
47. Snow Patrol’s Gary Lightbody is a member of Tired Pony
48. Monica Queen sang on Snow Patrol’s Set The Fire To The Third Bar at Glasgow’s Bellahouston Park in 2010
49. Endor’s David McGinty sang on Snow Patrol’s Shut Your Eyes
50. Strike The Colours’ Jenny Reeve sang on Snow Patrol’s Shut Your Eyes
51. The Vaselines’ Eugene Kelly sang on Snow Patrol’s Shut Your Eyes
52. Admiral Fallow covered ldewild’s Live In A Hiding Place at Loopallu 2010
53. Admiral Fallow’s Louis Abbott is a member of The Moth & The Mirror
54. Admiral Fallow’s Louis Abbott is a member of The Boy Who Trapped The Sun’s band
55. Admiral Fallow’s Louis Abbott is a member of Song Of Return
56. Maple Leaves’ Anna Miles is a member of God Help The Girl
57. Zoey Van Goey’s Kim Moore is a member of God Help The Girl
58. King Creosote is a member of Cold Seeds
59. King Creosote played on Viva Stereo’s Teenage Dreams
60. Kid Canaveral covered King Creosote’s Missionary on Radio Scotland session 2010
61. King Creosote is a member of The Burns Unit
62. Lone Pigeon is King Creosote’s brother
63. Pip Dylan is King Creosote’s brother
64. KT Tunstall is a former member of King Creosote’s band
65. King Creosote produced Withered Hand’s You’re Not Alone EP and has also covered Withered Hand’s No Cigarettes
66. King Creosote co-runs Fence Records with Pictish Trail
67. King Creosote collaborated with James Yorkston at Homegame 2009
68. King Creosote collaborated with Steve Mason at Homegame 2009
69. Emma Pollock is a member of The Burns Unit
70. Emma Pollock and Lord Cut-Glass are former members of The Delgados
71. Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite used to date Sons And Daughters’ Adele Bethel
72. Mogwai remixed Errors’ Supertribe, Errors remixed Mogwai’s Auto Rock
73. Mogwai remixed The Twilight Sad’s The Room
74. Aidan Moffat sang on Mogwai’s Now You’re Taken and R U Still In 2 It
75. Sons And Daughters’ David Gow is a member of Make Love
76. Sons And Daughters’ Scott Paterson is a member of She’s Hit
77. Idlewild’s Roddy Woomble is married to Sons And Daughters’ Ailidh Lennon
78. Belle & Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch and Richard Colburn played on Snow Patrol’s (Polarbear) Starfighter Pilot EP
79. Roddy Hart keyboard player Geoff Martyn is a former member of Travis
80. Eddi Reader sang on Roddy Hart’s Bookmarks album
81. Roddy Hart is a former member of Trashcan Sinatras
82. Roddy Hart produced Tommy Reilly’s Hello! I’m Tommy Reilly album
83. Pearl And The Puppets bass player Scott Clark is a member of Roddy Hart’s band
84. Roddy Hart has co-written songs with Rachel Sermanni
85. Paolo Nutini bass player Michael McDaid and drummer Seamus Simon are former members of Roddy Hart’s band
86. Jon Fratelli bass player Lewis Gordon is a former member of Roddy Hart’s band
87. Karine Polwart sang with Roddy Hart at Homecoming Scotland Burns Supper 2009
88. Karine Polwart sang with Rachel Sermanni at Homecoming Scotland Burns Supper 2009
89. Rachel Sermanni sang on Tommy Reilly’s Make The Bed
90. Lou Hickey and Jon Fratelli are former members of Codeine Velvet Club
91. Paolo Nutini sang on The View’s Covers, The View covered Paolo Nutini’s Rewind on Radio 1′s Live Lounge in 2007
92. Paolo Nutini sang with Karine Polwart at BBC’s Hogmanay Live 2006
93. Dotjr has covered Paolo Nutini’s Autumn and Candy
94. The Boy Who Trapped The Sun performed with Dotjr at Sounds In the Grounds 2010
95. Kid Adrift remixed Pearl And The Puppets’ Because I Do
96. Ricky Ross co-wrote an unreleased song with KT Tunstall
97. Ricky Ross co-wrote a song with Pearl And The Puppets for their debut album
98. The View, The Law and Luva Anna formed Laviewall Nun for Dundee Concert For Haiti 2010
99. KT Tunstall sang on Travis’ Under The Moonlight
100. Idlewild’s Roddy Woomble co-wrote My Secret Is My Silence solo album with Karine Polwart
101. Former My Latest Novel violinist Laura McFarlane has played with The Twilight Sad
102. The Twilight Sad remixed Errors’ Bridge Or Cloud, Errors remixed The Twilight Sad’s Reflection Of The Television
103. My Latest Novel’s Chris Deveney sang on Viva Stereo’s Last Living Hope
104. Pictish Trail sang on Viva Stereo’s Come, See The View
105. Meursault’s Neil Pennycook and Pete Harvey are members of Cold Seeds
106. Karine Polwart is a member of The Burns Unit
107. Future Pilot AKA is a member of The Burns Unit
108. Pip Dylan used to date KT Tunstall
109. Lone Pigeon is a member of The Aliens
110. Pictish Trail collaborated with Steve Mason at Homegame 2009
111. Pictish Trail collaborated with James Yorkston at Homegame 2009
112. Steve Mason collaborated with James Yorkston at Homegame 2009
113. Teenage Fanclub’s Norman Blake has played with 1990s
114. 1990s’ Jackie McKeown and Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos and Paul Thomson are former members of The Yummy Fur
115. Franz Ferdinand’s Alex Kapranos and Nick McCarthy played on Edwyn Collins’ Losing Sleep album
116. Franz Ferdinand’s Nick McCarthy is a member of Box Codax
117. Errors’ drummer James Hamilton is a former member of Dananananaykroyd
118. Dananananaykroyd’s Paul Carlin is a member of American Men
119. Dananananaykroyd’s Paul Carlin is a member of Ghost Pants
120. Maple Leaves’ Julian Corrie is member of Miaoux Miaoux
121. Sorren Maclean is a member of Colin MacIntyre’s band
122. Sorren Maclean is a member of Kitty The Lion
123. We Were Promised Jetpack remixed Mitchell Museum’s Warning Bells
124. TV21′s Ally Palmer’s son is We Were Promised Jetpack’s Michael Palmer
125. The Unwinding Hours’ Craig B sings on Strike The Colours’ Cold Hands
126. The Unwinding Hours and RM Hubbert covered Sparklehorse’s Spirit Ditch
127. The Unwinding Hours’ Iain Cook remixed Biffy Clyro’s Machines
128. Biffy Clyro’s Simon Neil is a member of Marmaduke Duke
129. Sucioperro’s JP Reid is a member of Marmaduke Duke
130. Steve Mason and Lone Pigeon are former members of The Beta Band
131. Steve Mason produced Panda Su’s Sticks and Bricks EP
132. Endor’s David McGinty has played with Washington Irving
133. Washington Irving’s Chris McGarry and Kieran Heather are members of Let’s Talk About Trees
134. Washington Irving’s Chris McGarry is a member of The John Knox Sex Club
135. Piano Bar Fight’s Sean Cumming is a member of The John Knox Sex Club
136. Piano Bar Fight’s Sean Cumming is a member of Tannahill
137. Alasdair Roberts is a member of Tannahill
138. Wounded Knee is a member of Tannahill
139. The Second Hand Marching Band members Alistair Beith, Peter Liddle, Ross McCrae and Richard Harry Merchant are members of Tannahill
140. X-Lion Tamer covered Teenage Fanclub’s Star Sign on Radio Scotland session 2010
141. Dananananaykroyd’s Paul Carlin has played with The Second Hand Marching Band
142. The Second Hand Marching Band covered Beerjacket’s The Blues at Glasgow’s Oran Mor in 2009
143. Eagleowl’s Bart Owl has played with The Second Hand Marching Band
144. Jonnie Common has played with Panda Su
145. Jonnie Common is a member of Inspector Tapehead
146. Jonnie Common remixed FOUND’s Alsation Gull Scene
147. Beerjacket has played with Roddy Hart
148. Texas’ Neil Payne is a member of The Reindeer Section
149. Texas’ Neil Payne is a member of Strike The Colours
150. Idlewild’s Gareth Russell is a member of Strike The Colours
151. Zoey Van Goey’s Michael John McCarthy has played with Lord Cut-Glass
152. Zoey Van Goey’s Michael John McCarthy has played with Aidan Moffat
153. Aidan Moffat has played with Lord Cut-Glass
154. Piano Bar Fight’s Pete Kelly is a member of Song Of Return
155. Eagleowl’s Bart Owl sings on Meursault’s William Henry Miller Pt.2
156. Withered Hand sings on Meursault’s William Henry Miller Pt.1, Meursault’s Neil Pennycook and Chris Bryant have played with Withered Hand
157. Eagleowl covered Withered Hand’s I Am Nothing on Radio Scotland session 2010, Eagleowl’s Bart Owl has played with Withered Hand
158. Broken Records’ Rory Sutherland plays on Withered Hand’s It’s A Wonderful Lie
159. Sparrow And The Workshop’s Jill O’Sullivan sings on Broken Records’ Dia Dos Namorados
160. The Douglas Firs’ David Fothergill is a former member of Broken Records
161. Jesus H Foxx’s Neil Insh is a member of The Douglas Firs
162. Saint Jude’s Infirmary’s Emma Jane is a member of The Douglas Firs
163. Saint Jude’s Infirmary’s Alun Thomas has played with Withered Hand
164. Rob St John is a member of Eagleowl
165. Enfant Bastard’s Cammy Watt co-wrote Meursault’s Red Candle Bulb
166. Meursault’s Chris Bryant is a member of Brothers Grimm
167. Meursault’s Phil Quirie is a member of Debutant
168. Meursault’s Pete Harvey is a member of Paul Vickers & The Leg
169. Saint Jude’s Infirmary’s Alun Thomas is a member of Paul Vickers & The Leg
170. Meursault’s Pete Harvey has played with Jesus H Foxx
171. Enfant Bastard has covered Withered Hand’s Song For The Maudlin
Malcolm Middleton – Marguerita Red (King Creosote cover)
Mitchell Museum – Warning Bells (We Were Promised Jetpacks Remix)