THE LIGHTHOUSE LATE The Lighthouse, Fri 9 Oct, A fabulous celebration of fashion, design, music and cinema sprawling across all five floors of the Lighthouse. This time around, the night features Edinburgh experimental electro poppers FOUND and synth pop duo Apache Darling, with more super special guests tbc. See preview, page 74.

SLEAFORD MODS The Vic Cafe Bar, Glasgow School of Art, Sat 17 Oct, theartschool. Shouty punk / electro duo. Also La Belle Angele, Edinburgh, Wed 14 Oct, MAJOR LAZER O2 Academy Glasgow, Thu 15 Oct, Mississippi-born producer Diplo’s gun toting electro-house, reggae-fusion, dancehall and Moombahton renegade alter ego.

HOT CHIP Barrowland, Fri 16 Oct, glasgow- Quirky uber- danceable electronica and poignant electro ballads from the classy ‘Over and Over’ collective. YO LA TENGO The Garage, Fri 16 Oct, New Jersey- based trio who explore the extremes of feedback-heavy rock and sweetly melodic pop. Acoustic show.

JAMIE XX O2 Academy Glasgow, Sat 17 Oct, Abstract hip hop beats, minimal house, dubstep and more from the founding member and producer of the xx.

MENSWE@R Flying Duck, Sat 17 Oct, Britpop and indie rock band, back together to celebrate the 20th anniversary of Brit Pop classic ‘Nuisance.’ EDITORS O2 Academy Glasgow, Sun 18 Oct, Dark and brooding Brum indie outfit. The Twilight Sad support.

KID INK O2 ABC, Mon 19 Oct, LA-based rapper, aka Brian Todd Collins.

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The Wakefield-born Jarman brothers performs their energetic brand of indie-rock, with its strong post-punk and garage-rock influences. SONGHOY BLUES SWG3, Thu 22 Oct, swg3. tv The group from Mali, led by guitarist Garba Toure, performs its desert blues material.

FRANK CARTER & THE RATTLESNAKES The Cathouse, Fri 23 Oct, Raw punk rockers led by former Gallows frontman, Frank Carter.

HECTOR BIZERK Òran Mór, Fri 23 Oct, oran- Scot-hop sounds from Hector Bizerk, a stripped back drum and rap duo. Fun, rhythm-filled times. Or as the band itself so eloquently puts it: ‘DRUMS. RAP. YES.’ BATTLES O2 ABC, Sun 25 Oct, Quirky but addictive experimental rock three-piece from New York.

THE CRIBS Barrowland, Tue 20 Oct, THE STAVES The Old Fruitmarket, Mon 26 Oct,

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old-fruitmarket English sister act blending beautiful harmonies with a Laura Marling-like folkiness.

RANDY NEWMAN Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, Fri 30 Oct, glasgowconcerthalls. com Wonderful observational singer- songwriter famous for his sardonic wit and film soundtracks. DEATH CAB FOR CUTIE O2 Academy Glasgow, Mon 2 Nov, College rock from Bellingham, Washington, in the same vein as Elliot Smith, Quasi and Superchunk, known for their energetic live shows and for their heavy rotation on The OC.


THE POLYPHONIC SPREE The Liquid Room, Thu 10 Sep, Tim DeLaughter’s Dallas-based mass member choral symphonic rock collective.

KING CRIMSON Usher Hall, Thu 17 & Fri 18 Sep, Robert Fripp’s pioneering intense psych-rockers return with a new seven-piece, three- drummer lineup. JOHNNY MARR The Liquid Room, Wed 14 Oct, Former Smiths guitarist, who’s stuck to his indie credentials by gracing the stage with the likes of he Cribs, Dinosaur Jr and Modest Mouse.


SCENE The Queen’s Hall, Fri 30 Oct, The two- piece performs acoustic versions of the band’s Britpop hits.


GERRY CINNAMON Bakers Nightclub, Fri 2 Oct, Gerrycinnamonmusic Acoustic singer-songwriter from Glasgow mixing folk, blues and loop pedals. PAISLEY

BILL WELLS & AIDAN MOFFAT Paisley Arts Centre, Sun 11 Oct, boxoffice.renfrewshire. Gruff former Arab Strap man Moffat and gentle jazz man Wells tour their new album The Most Important Place In The World, their long-awaited follow-up to 2011’s Scottish Album of the Year winner, Everything’s Getting Older. Part of Spree Festival.