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The return of Arab Strap: 'Sex and death are our eternal preoccupations'

28 days ago
Guardian MusicThey were the grimy sonic embodiment of hedonism and hangovers. Now Arab Strap are back – singing about porn overload and dancing with corpses. The Scots duo talk about their ‘zen-like new focus’‘I don’t give a fuck about the past or glory ... more info

Arab Strap Return with “The Turning of Our Bones”, First New Song in 15 Years: Stream

29 days ago
Consequence Of SoundThe song is a "voodoo spell" about "resurrection and shagging," said vocalist Aidan Moffat. Arab Strap Return with “The Turning of Our Bones”, First New Song in 15 Years: Stream Meagan Fredette more info

Arab Strap Return with “The Turning of Our Bones”, First New Song in 15 Years: Stream

29 days ago
Consequence of SoundThe song is a "voodoo spell" about "resurrection and shagging," said vocalist Aidan Moffat. Arab Strap Return with “The Turning of Our Bones”, First New Song in 15 Years: Stream Meagan Fredette more info

Arab Strap – “The Turning Of Our Bones”

29 days ago
StereogumArab Strap, the Scottish duo made up of Aidan Moffat and Malcolm Middleton, got back together after an amicable breakup in 2016 to play a string of reunion shows. Today, they return with their first new music in 15 years, since the release of their 2... more info

Listen to Arab Strap's first new song in 15 years, "The Turning of Our Bones"

29 days ago
Brooklyn VeganThey're back, and they sound as creepy and compelling as you remember. Continue reading… more info

Bright Eyes made a "Sad Indie Mixtape"

33 days ago
Brooklyn VeganFeaturing Phoebe Bridgers, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nick Drake, Frank Ocean, Lana Del Rey, Patti Smith, Arab Strap, PJ Harvey, Aphex Twin, Sonic Youth, My Bloody Valentine, and more. Continue reading… more info

Arab Strap say they're "back from the grave and ready to rave!"

35 days ago
Brooklyn VeganThe Glasgow duo broke up in 2006 but got back together for 20th anniversary shows in 2016. Now Arab Strap are hinting a new record might be "coming up soon." Continue reading… more info

The Boy With The Arab Strap Turns 20

755 days ago
StereogumMystique is a funny thing. When Belle And Sebastian first found their audience, a few years after they'd honed their sound in Glaswegian classrooms and practice spaces, the mystique was a huge selling point. Here was this group of mysterious Scottish... more info

LISTEN: Aidan Moffat and RM Hubbert

953 days ago
The QuietusHear the first track from Here Lies The Body a new album from Arab Strap's Aidan Moffat and RM Hubbert more info

Q&A: Stuart Murdoch On Belle And Sebastian’s New EP Series And The State They Are In After 20 Years

1087 days ago
StereogumDuring the epochal period when Belle And Sebastian were making albums such as If You're Feeling Sinister, Tigermilk, The Boy With The Arab Strap and winning hearts for their wistful melodies and lovelorn character studies, the Scottish indie pop grou... more info

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