Contents 13 – 27 MAY
Cover story: Flight of the Conchords Bret and Jemaine touch down in Glasgow this fortnight for two sold-out dates at the SECC. Unable to contain our excitement we’ve launched into a celebration of all things Conchordian. Brian Logan explains his love of the band and charts their trajectory to success on page 24, while Jonny Ensall indulges in some FotC karaoke on page 26. Features 18 Get sporty Run, swim or skate your way into the sunny months with our guide to sports and leisure.
22 Made in the Shade The MitS crafters have transferred from Glasgow to Edinburgh to hold a Springtime Jamboree in the capital. We meet the main makers.
Regulars 2 First Word Marcus Brigstocke on signing boobs and being hated by Rod Liddle. 7 Noticeboard Ewan Morrison launches a storytelling competition in association with The List.
10 Get Stuffed Glasgow’s Butchershop is reviewed. Plus we preview Taste of Edinburgh festival on page 12.
B M O C S D N A H
I A L E M A : O T O H P
R E V O C
Visual Art Classified
Pedal it Pink Southside Festival Graffimenco
David Mitchell Andrew O’Hagan Paul Rennie Austin Wright Simon Armitage
Krash Slaughta Noisia Slo Mo/La Di Da Joey Beltram
Israeli antiwar filmmaking 42
Lebanon American: Bill Hicks Robin Hood Vincere Bad Lieutenant DVDs Andrew Maxwell
Idiots of Ants Flutter Echo
The Luvvies Events
Stag & Dagger A Sunny Day in Glasgow James Blackshaw Nina Nastasia White Hinterland Pavement LCD Soundsystem Records Jazz & Folk Classical
Sweeney Todd Deborah Colker The Third Policeman Random Dance Peter Pan Betrayed
Johan Grimonprez Jimmie Durham Pioneering Painters The City and the Stars
Recruitment I Saw You Flatshare Classified Courses and tuition
Win weekend tickets to the Hebridean Celtic Festival Win tickets to Stag & Dagger Taste of Edinburgh reader offer A bottle of Famous Grouse for the Letter of the Issue
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