Warm Digits: Rozi’s lyrics circle around individual and collective anxieties and how these tie up with reality, or not

Newcastle duo Warm Digits have shared their brand-new single, Everyone Nervous – a collaboration with British singer-songwriter and This Is The Kit band member, Rozi Plain. The new track is taken from Warm Digits new album Flight of Ideas (out 10th April on Memphis Industries) which also features guest vocals from The Lovely Eggs, Paul Smith of Maximo Park, The Orielles, and the Delgados’ Emma Pollock. The band spoke with The Fountain about the track in more detail as well as working with Rozi Plain.

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Review: Scabby Queen by Kirstin Innes

Lochwinnoch-based Kirstin Innes has exceeded the anticipation surrounding her new novel, Scabby Queen, after winning Not the Booker Prize with Fishnet in 2015. Five years later, she has delivered a better novel than her protagonist, Clio Campbell, does an album in this tome.

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Leif Coffield: During writing I was getting so hyped at the thought of playing it

Leif Coffield is a 24-year-old singer-songwriter and producer who is emerging from the shadows with a interesting take on gothic electro-pop. Now, with the release of ‘monsta-san’ – his most ambitious track to date – Coffield confirms himself as inspiring local name. Originally from East Kilbride, Coffield moved to Chapelton in South Lanarkshire when he was 18, where he lived in a run-down caravan for three years. Leif spoke with The Fountain about the new track, and his plans for the rest of the year.

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Review: King Creosote – From Scotland With Love

Having previously seen this in London’s Barbican, I return to Glasgow’s Royal Concert Hall for a repeat performance of From Scotland With Love. It’s been over five years since we had seen this last, and on second watching there are certainly sections I feel I missed the first time around but what is more than clear is that us Scots would probably never tire of this particular performance. The stunning Scottish archive film by director Virginia Heath with musical score by King Creosote is such a richly stimulating delve in to our grandmother’s pasts that take us back to tech-free era that many of us look back to with fond memories. Certainly with the live score, there is much to indulge in the sitting, as King Creosote and his nine-piece band perform the complex score.

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