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some thoughts on the year and stuff

So, that’s 2011 almost finished. It was a good laugh, eh? Been looking over this website and noted a few things: – Smokeheads got a whopping 25 reviews from bloggers, newspapers and magazines. Some folk didn’t like it, but them’s … Continue reading

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like King Creosote fronting Husker Du

Well, well. The awesome dudes at Is This Music? have reviewed my EP, ‘Keep it Afloat’. Click on the logo above to read it. Very complimentary, including this seminal line: like King Creosote fronting Husker Du After which the reviewer, … Continue reading

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the tidal wave of indifference interview

Lookit, my first proper interview about the solo EP has popped into the ether, courtesy of the lovely Stu Lewis over at The Tidal Wave of Indifference. He did indeed interview me in a car park in Anstruther during the … Continue reading

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a letter to the editor of The List magazine

OK, so my debut solo EP got a nice wee review in The List magazine the other day – very nice of them. Check it out here. But there was something about it I wasn’t too happy about. Can you … Continue reading

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scots whay hae on keep it afloat

What with all my wanderings around the country over the last few days (huge thanks to the Ullapool Book Festival and the Fence Homegame!) I haven’t had a chance to draw your attention to this little beauty of a review … Continue reading

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scottish music blogs, i thank you

Just a quick shout out to various Scottish music blogs – my debut solo EP has only been out for a few days and several of these fine folks have given it a mention, so cheers to Aye Tunes, Peenko, … Continue reading

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keep it afloat – new solo ep

I released my debut solo EP, ‘Keep it Afloat’, today. Oof. You can listen to it over at dougjohnstone.bandcamp.com, where you can also download it for £2 or order a CD copy for £3. You’ll also be able to buy … Continue reading

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