1. Sparks fly! Everyone’s favourite indie pop rockers Make Sparks have announced on their MySpace a number of new dates across Scotland. Highlights include a show at Glasgow’s Bloc with Light Guides. Giggidy giggidy.
2. Free stuff. Folk collective The Kays Lavelle, based in Dundee/Edinburgh, have kindly made their new single ‘Ten Times’ available for download. For free! Yes, free. Free stuff is nice. Ba-ching.
The Kays Lavelle: scarves will never go out of fashion
3. Podcast joy. Jim Gellatly’s latest New Music podcast features Carnivores, resplendent in melodic gruffness, and ex-Drive By Argument/Jocasta Sleepsers Oliver Stays. Yahoo.