Hitlist - Music

The Killers

The Killers Brandon Flowers and co. present their newly synthed-up rock sound of Day & Age. SECC, Glasgow, Fri 6 Mar. (Rock & Pop)

Elbow These prize plundering miserablist Mancunians might brighten your night with their version of ‘Independent Women’. Maybe. Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, Fri 6 Mar. (Rock & Pop)

Super Adventure Club and sixpeopleaway Edinburgh’s kick-ass uber-spazz triumvirate supported by Glasgow’s gentle guitar strokers. Twisted Wheel, Glasgow, Sat 7 Mar. (Rock & Pop)

Mr McFall’s Chamber with Michael Marra The eclectic Edinburgh ensemble perform musical miracles with Michael Marra. Bongo Club, Edinburgh, Sat 7 Mar. (Rock & Pop, Classical, Jazz, Folk)

The Xcerts. King Tuts, Glasgow, Sun 8 Mar. (Rock & Pop)

The Country Teasers BR Waller and his country deconstructuralists will be kicking up a storm of Texas dust-devils. Aided by Jacob Yates and the Pearly Gate Lock Pickers. Stereo, Glasgow Sun, 8 Mar. (Rock & Pop)

Ipso Facto The monochrome mistresses of MySpace will bring their brand of darkness to bear on this less than auspicious day. Captain’s Rest, Glasgow, Fri 13 Mar. (Rock & Pop)

Young Fathers We bigged this Edinburgh hip hop trio up last issue, now see for yourself as they head up a bill of new talent. HMV Picturehouse, Edinburgh, Sat 14 Mar.
(Rock & Pop)

Doves The influential Lancashire trio emerge from the studio with album number four to showcase. ABC, Glasgow, Sun 15 Mar. (Rock & Pop)


The pounding yet reflective indie types tour in support of their greatest hits collection, 'The Best of Doves', 12 years after their journey began.

The Killers

Las Vegas rockers famed for their glamorous take on 'indie rock'n'roll'.

The Xcerts, Healthy Minds Collapse, Jocasta Sleeps and Wehungyourleader

Over-14s show. Pop/rock trio launch their new single 'Crisis in the Slow Lane' on King Tut's Recordings.

Super Adventure Club and Sixpeopleaway

Indie sounds and laptop beats at this Aerials night.

The Young Fathers, The Fusiliers, I Hear Echoes, 4 Day Weekend and The Mode

Leftfield rappers Young Fathers head this huge showcase of new music under 'The Next Big Thing' banner. Line-up is completed by The Statler Project, Beatnic Prestige, Nine Circles, Dead Sea Souls and The Deals.

The Country Teasers and Jacob Yates & the Pearly Gate Lockpickers

  • 4 stars

London mavericks the Country Teasers play a live set supported by ex-Uncle John & Whitelock members.

Ipso Facto and Hatcham Social

Dramatic all-girl four-piece who recently supported Magazine.


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