Hitlist - The best rock, pop, jazz & folk
• LCD Soundsystem James Murphy (pictured) is no stranger to these parts and this welcome return visit comes hot on the heels of their Stateside tour supporting Arcade Fire . . . Barrowland, Glasgow, Mon 22 Oct. (Rock & Pop)
• Arcade Fire . . . who, luck would have it are in town too, preaching the Neon Bible. SECC, Glasgow, Fri 26 Oct.
• Boredoms and Michael Gira The Japanese masters of the extreme share a bill with the one-time Swans supremo for an evening of diverse musical intensity. Arches, Glasgow, Tue 23 Oct. (Rock & Pop)
• Davey Graham The veteran guitar hero whose broadminded playing in the 60s influenced generations of guitar musos from Jimmy Page through to Bernard Butler. Royal Concert Hall, Glasgow, Sat 27 Oct. (Folk)
• Crystal Castles These New Puritans and The Teenagers Three spanking new bands for free courtesy of spanking new phone network Blyck. Visit www.unitaur.com for more ticket info. ABC, Glasgow, Tue 30 Oct. (Rock & Pop)
• Hafter Medbøe Group with Eva Mailling Danish bass virtuoso Milling teams up with Medboe’s team to celebrate the launch of his new album of deep, heavy grooves and arching, aching melodies. Jazz Centre at The Lot, Edinburgh, Wed 31 Oct. (Jazz)
• Found On the eve of the release of their second album, This Mess We Keep Reshaping, this shambling, sonically audacious quintet get dolled up for the Fence Collective’s club night. Turn up and get a free 7in for good measure. The Caves, Edinburgh, Thu 1 Nov. (Rock & Pop)