An unexpected series of groovy aural treats this week begins on Monday 26th April from 8pm on Vic Galloway’s show on Radio Scotland – he has Norman Blake out of Teenage Fanclub as his guest, talking about upcoming long-player ‘Endless Arcade’.

BBC Radio Nan Gaidheal’s Rapal on Wednesday 28th at 7pm sees Emma Lamont chat to Hadda Be about the band’s forthcoming album for Last Night From Glasgow, ‘Another Life’.

is this music?’s show at Regal Radio – Thursdays from 4-6pm – has Adam Stafford in session including a new version of ‘Ruptured Telecine’ and a track from ‘Trophic Asynchrony’, not out until July.

And if you missed last week’s show featuring a session from Warren McIntyre of Starry Skies, catch up at the ‘Listen again’ archive at

A poignant tribute documentary shows this week on the BBC Scotland channel – at 11pm on Tuesday 27th April, the Amazing Snakeheads are featured, two-and-a-half years since frontman Dale Barclay passed away from brain cancer at the age of 32.

Finally, Mogwai are the subject of a new Rough Trade podcast – the band in conversation with Ian Rankin.