The bill for this year's Triptych series has been announced.
Shows will be held at a variety of venues spread across Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow, from April 25-29. Says the official press blurb: "Triptych 07 welcomes some of modern music’s most remarkable artists, many of whom make their live Scottish debuts at this year’s knees-up".
In addition to a number of live music performances, Triptych also encompasses a film festival, with showings of Johnny Cash: Live at San Quentin, A Place To Be and A Skin Too Few (Nick Drake films), Arthur Lee homage Love Story and Beat Kings all scheduled for screenings.
For loads more information, check out the Triptych website, HERE. That line-up, then:
65daysofstatic, Aidan Moffat, Alexander Tucker, Andrew Weatherall, Andrew Divine, Astroboy, Ballads of the Book performance (featuring Sons & Daughters, Idlewild, Norman Blake, Trashcan Sinatras, Karine Polwart, King Creosote, Lord Cut-Glass, James Yorkston, Alasdair Roberts, Mike Heron, Foxface, Emma Pollock, Aidan Moffat, Hal Duncan, Rodge Glass, Bill Duncan, John Burnside, Alan Bissett and Robin Robertson), Belleruche, Billy Childish & The Musicians of the British Empire, Black Lips, Bobby Conn, Boom Bip, C. Spencer Yeh, Califone, Cat Power (solo show on Renfrew Ferry), Chris 'Beans' Geddes, Chris Coco, Cinematic Orchestra, CSS, Culver, Damo Suzuki... oh gosh this is going on forever...
SO: here are some highlights. Check the website for full bills.
DJ Premier, Einsturzende Neubauten, Electrelane, Emma Pollock, Erol Alkan, Errors, Espers (pictured), Etienne de Crecy, Euros Childs, Fujiya & Miyagi, Gruff Rhys, Idlewild, James Yorkston, Les Georges Leningrad, Micha P Hinson, Pajo, The Pastels, Ratatat, Simian Mobile Disco, Sons & Daughters, The Real Tuesday Weld, The Twilight Sad, Yellow Swans.