Shows aplenty this week, so best crack on…

On Tuesday 18th at the Tunnels in Aberdeen, electronic duo Loscil – from the legendary Kranky Records’ stable – play an IMP show, with and Talvihorros and Ross Whyte in tow

The US act also play the following night, Wednesday, at Stereo in Glasgow, with Matthew Collings and Mikael Lund. Then they hit Edinburgh on Thurs 20th for a show at Pilrig St Paul’s CHurch.

Back to Tuesday, where of Montreal are at Glasgow Art School, and swiftly onto Wednesday, where the band still formerly known as The Starlets – A New International – are at Henry’s Cellar, guests of anti-folk legend Lach.

On Fri 21, it’s back to Henry’s in Edinburgh, where Fatalists are launching their debut album ‘Unwelded’, which comes out on the Gamma Proforma label.
Meanwhile, This Familiar Smile veer off the regular gig map, for a show at Ayr’s Basement

In Glasgow (just), at Easterhouse’s Platform venue on Friday, the Cairn String Quartet play a SxSW fundraiser show which doubles up as an album launch.
The massive list of guests include Aidan Moffat, RM Hubbert, Emma Pollock, Errors, The Twilight Sad, new Olive Grove singings Call to Mind, Solareye (Stanley Odd), Hector Bizerk and Gasp, Lou Hickey, Miaoux Miaoux, and David out of Kid Canaveral. Jings!

Bluesman Dave Arcari is out and about currently, and on Fri 21st he’s at Dundee Buskers, followed by a Lemon Tree show in Aberdeen on Saturday 22nd.

Henry’s Cellar Bar is a busy venue this week – on Saturday it’s kings (and queens) The Stantons with Fallow Field and Coldsville.

On Saturday 22nd, Young Aviators come to Inverness for a gig at Mad Hatters, with as support, Orkney four piece Kendà Nagasäki.

At Glasgow’s Admiral on Saturday, Dear Stars host a show with Sean Kennedy and London-based outfit El Born also on the bill.

On Sunday 23rd at Glasgow’s 13th Note, Jockrock faves Book Group appear along with Scotia, who plug their single ‘Hard To Stay’.