Radcliffe and Maconie – Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite

Mark Radcliffe and Stuart Maconie present a feast of great music and chat for weekend breakfast

Ahead of Burns Night later today, this morning’s Radcliffe and Maconie Show celebrates some of the best music to come out of Scotland.

Today’s guest is Stuart Braithwaite of Glasgow post-rock band Mogwai. He joins Mark and Stuart to talk about the Ivor Cutler tribute show he’s involved in, celebrating the Scottish humorist, poet, philosopher and surrealist’s career and legacy.

Part of this year’s Celtic Connections Festival, the tribute show brings together some of Scotland’s top indie, folk, rock and pop artists including Belle and Sebastian’s Stuart Murdoch, Kris Drever, Karine Polwart and Emma Pollock to play an array of Cutler’s compositions.

Also on today’s show… Clare Crane has the latest music and entertainment stories in ‘This Week In Music’.Plus music from The Blue Nile, Teenage Fanclub, Kathryn Joseph and Camera Obscura.

Listen to the entire BBC program: Radcliffe and Maconie – Mogwai’s Stuart Braithwaite – BBC Sounds

National Museum exhibition to chart history of Scottish pop music

Mike Scott of The Waterboys

From Lonnie Donegan, Lulu, Alex Harvey, Gerry Rafferty, The Rezillos, Fire Engines, Simple Minds, Big Country, Eurythmics, The Proclaimers, Teenage Fanclub, Mogwai, Franz Ferdinand, Paolo Nutini, Biffy Clyro right up to Chvrches and Calvin Harris (to name but a few) the list is huge and extremely impressive across all genres of rock and pop [ . . . ]

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