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The Hot 100 2014: 90-81

Hanna Tuulikki, Vanishing Point and Bloody Scotland among Scotland's hottest cultural contributors in 2014

The Hot 100 is The List's annual celebration of the figures who've contributed most to the cultural landscape during the year. From chefs and theatre-makers to writers and musicians, you'll find them here.

90 Manfeels Park

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A deceptively simple concept – quotes from sexist internet trolls put into the mouths of Pride & Prejudice characters – has become a cult internet hit thanks to two feminist bloggers from Dundee. Manfeels Park illustrates the worst of online misogyny with hilarious cartoons of the 1995 adaptation of Jane Austen’s classic. (Kaite Welsh)

89 Hot Mess

The Hot 100 2014: 90-81

image: DJ Simonotron / credit: Susan Pierce Sloan The self-proclaimed ‘homo disco sans frontieres’, Hot Mess celebrated its second year of booty-shaking at Glasgow’s Poetry Club. DJ Simonotron also brings it some style, providing Edinburgh’s Annexe at the Liquid Room with a mesmerising blend of disco, electropop, acid and techno. (Kirstyn Smith)

88 Fergus Linehan

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This year, the Dublin-native stepped into his role as director of the Edinburgh International Festival. Having previously been involved in the development of the Sydney Festival and Dublin Theatre Festival, he has already confirmed Juliette Binoche will perform in 2015. (Maud Sampson)

87 Lost Map

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image: Tuff Love - Junk EP Established in 2013, micro label Lost Map now boasts an impressive roster including Randolph’s Leap, Kid Canaveral and Tuff Love. They had shows at Hidden Door Festival, East End Social and packed out the Isle of Eigg for their first Howlin’ Fling festival. (Rowena McIntosh)

86 Hanna Tuulikki

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credit: Suzy Glass The bird-fixated singer / artist composed an all-female, site-specific choir soundscape performed in Canna, released A Wake with band Two Wings and exhibited her alphabet lithographs for GSA’s Alasdair Gray season. (Claire Sawers)

85 Robert Softley Gale

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Activist and performer Robert Softley Gale champions personal physical theatre. Having toured the world with If These Spasms Could Speak, he nipped to Glasgow for a sardonic take on the Commonwealth Games, parading his dislike for sport in Tell Me What Giving Up Looks Like. (Gareth K Vile)

84 Iain Laurie & John Lees

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Iain Laurie & John Lees Operating on the small press scene, comics writer Lees and artist Laurie deserve the attention and good notices they’ve been getting further afield for And Then Emily Was Gone. The five-part Hebridean psycho-thriller makes much of Laurie’s imagery. (David Pollock)

83 Bloody Scotland

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Scotland’s crime writing festival, founded by Alex Gray and Lin Anderson, celebrated its third year. Its unusual events – Bloody Cinema in the town jail, medieval murder mystery tours and a Scotland vs England crime-writer football match – made it Bloody Scotland's festival’s most successful year, selling more than 5600 tickets over three days. (Kirstyn Smith)

82 Edinburgh International Film Festival

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image: Elijah Wood in Set Fire To The Stars The world’s oldest continually-running film festival, Edinburgh International Film Festival has kept drawing on its prestige to present an impressive programme. This year there were ten premieres every day, 122 new features from 47 countries and Hero Hangouts, giving audiences a chance to chill with Elijah Wood and Simon Helberg. (Kirstyn Smith)

81 Vanishing Point

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credit: Victor Frankowski Despite a short run in Scotland, Vanishing Point's Tomorrow reminded audiences that Matthew Lenton’s vision could be poetic and impressionistic. This came hot on the heels of a playful musical biography of Scotland’s poet of the mundane in The Beautiful Cosmos of Ivor Cutler. (Gareth K Vile)

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