London Shepherd's Bush Empire
After Mogwai's appearance last month it was the other half of the famed Scottish Army who took the Shepherds Bush Empire by storm tonight. Arab Strap approach Mogwai's live intensity at times, combining a more laidback sound with Aidan's entertaining stor
Former Arab Strap guitarist Malcolm Middleton talks to John Clarkson about his just released fifth solo album, 'Waxing Gibbous', and why this will be the last record under his own name for the immediate future
Malcolm Middleton/Arab Strap
Former Arab Strab guitarist Malcolm Middleton is just about to release his third solo album, 'A Brighter Beat'. He speaks to John Clarkson about the break-up of Arab Strap at the end of last year and about the new solo record.
Melancholic, brooding and thoughtful , Last Harbour have drawn comparisions with Arab Strap, Nick Cave, Low and Tindersticks. John Clarkson speaks to the band about their recently released debut full-length album 'The Host of Wild Creatures'
Liquid Room, Edinburgh, 6/12/2007
John Clarkson enjoys a set of angst-ridden, but wryly humorous pop from former Arab Strap guitarist Malcolm Middleton at a homecoming Scottish gig to say farewell to his much acclaimed 'A Brighter Beat' album after nearly a year of touring it
Queens Hall, Edinburgh, 13/1/2007
At a support date to Badly Drawn the Queen's Hall in Edinburgh, John Clarkson enjoys a set of blackly humorous acoustic pop from former Arab Strap guitarist, Malcolm Middleton
Anna Gudaniec photographs Scottish singer-songwriter and former Arab Strap guitarist Malcolm Middleton at an acoustic solo at the Borderline in London