Friday, July 25, 2014

Mogwai's Glasgow playlist

The Guardian/Mogwai love-in continues with a Mogwai-curated playlist highlighting Glasgow's music scene.

Anyone who doesn't use Spotify won't be able to listen, sadly.

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Come On Die Young reissue - released this week

The 2 x CD and digital versions of Mogwai's 'Come On Die Young' reissue package are available from all good physical and digital retailers NOW! Deliveries of pre-ordered vinyl boxsets have started in the last couple of days.

Order direct from Chemikal Underground:

Digital in North America:

Fact Magazine have a gallery of photos from the Come On Die Young era:

mogwaichat - interviews, Q&As

[via The Quietus]

Reddit IAmA question and answer session from earlier this week:

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Stuart Braithwaite - Kirkwall, 22nd July 2014

Stuart is amongst the line-up for a second Yestival event in Orkney, this time at The Reel in Kirkwall on 22nd July. Doors 6.45pm for 7pm, free entry!

Stuart is also performing at the previous day's event in Stromness



A travelling 'Yestival' will reach Stromness on July 21st as part of a cultural tour in advance of the independence referendum.

The tour of culture and politics has been organised by National Collective, the cultural campaign for a Yes vote, as part of a summer of independence – with some of Scotland's top writers, musicians and artists involved.

The tour will reach the Royal Hotel, Stromness at 8PM (doors 7:45PM) and will be free to attend. The Stromness event will feature Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite performing a solo set plus a screening of the film Scotland Yet.

On Tuesday 22nd July, the tour will then proceed to Kirkwall where there will be an evening of music, spoken word and Journey to Yes. Acts include Stuart Braithwaite, Jamie Marshall, Erin Farley, Declan Welsh, Stewart Shearer, Lorraine McBrearty and James Watson.

Yestival has been endorsed by artists including Julie Fowlis, who featured in Pixar film Brave; RM Hubbert, 2013 Scottish Album of the Year winner; and leading playwright David Greig.

The Yestival tour has been funded by donation, with more than £30,000 being donated by supporters through online crowdfunding.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Rotherham - 23rd October 2014

Mogwai's first-ever show in Rotherham takes place at Magna, a disused-steelworks-turned-science-centre, on 23rd October.

Stuart Braithwaite - Stromness, 21st July 2014

Yestival, the Summer of Independence is coming to Orkney! National Collective on tour, featuring Stuart Braithwaite of Mogwai and a film screening of 'Scotland Yet'.

Royal Hotel, Stromness, doors 7.45pm for 8pm, Monday 21st July 2014.
Free entry!

Monday, July 7, 2014

London - 29th July and Tokyo - 16th August

Two new Mogwai tour dates:

29th July 2014 - KOKO, London
A Benefit To Celebrate The Life Of Julia Brightly
More info:
The stage times suggest that Mogwai will be playing for around an hour, from 9.45pm

16th August - Summer Sonic, Tokyo

Update: Stuart discusses Julia Brightly's work with Mogwai:

Friday, July 4, 2014

Bilbao - 1st November 2014

Mogwai play BIME in Bilbao on 1st November 2014, alongside Placebo and Basement Jaxx.

Tuesday, July 1, 2014

Remember Remember 'La Mayo' video

Remember Remember's new album 'Forgetting the Present' is out this week on Rock Action on CD and download, with the vinyl to follow in a couple of weeks due to delays at the pressing plant.

Check the video for 'La Mayo' above.

Graeme was interviewed about the band's unusual instrumentation by Drowned In Sound

Remember Remember are featured on the front cover of the July edition of The Skinny

Further updates can be found on the Remember Remember blog.