SAY Award 2018

Submission period for albums ends at midnight, in case anyone wants to submit an album they think should be considered (I’d imagine most of the big hitters are already on there, this will probably just be if you know of some underappreciated indie album).

Hmm… I do feel something is missing from it, but can’t remember what. I’ll be scouring my ipod this evening.

Just saw that the shortlist will be announced at a free gig in Glasgow’s George Square during the European Championships.

Even my cat’s been nominated (her photo’s on Haworth Hodgkinson’s “The Arnage Sessions”)


Award 2018


Give it Young Fatherseh til the end of the awards season

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  • Adam Holmes and The Embers – Midnight Milk
  • BABE – Kiss & Tell
  • Best Girl Athlete – Best Girl Athlete
  • Blue Rose Code – The Water of Leith
  • Catholic Action – In Memory Of
  • Chris Stout and Catriona McKay – Bare Knuckle
  • Elephant Sessions – All We Have Is Now
  • Franz Ferdinand – Always Ascending
  • Golden Teacher – No Luscious Life
  • Happy Meals (now known as Free Love) – Full Ashram Devotional Ceremony (Volumes IV - VI)
  • Karine Polwart with Pippa Murphy – A Pocket Of Wind Resistance
  • Kobi Onyame – Gold
  • Martha Ffion – Sunday Best
  • Mogwai – Every Country’s Sun
  • Neon Waltz – Strange Hymns
  • Out Lines – Conflats
  • Pronto Mama – Any Joy
  • Siobhan Wilson – There Are No Saints
  • The Spook School – Could It Be Different
  • Young Fathers – Cocoa Sugar

Such a great list, god I love Scotland


Ah crap there was a thing a King Tuts last night wasn’t there but forgot about it.

Some nice stuff in there.

Hope Siobhan Wilson wins the prize.

It’s a very good album.


Really good

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In my view - turn - lord is one of the best three track runs I’ve heard in a long time

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Ah, nice to see a good winner, but Young Fathers have won it before. I’d have given it to Siobhan Wilson myself.