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  • Alistair Braidwood

Down To Earth: The SWH! Podcast Talks To Paul McGeechan…

Updated: May 7, 2021

For the latest SWH! podcast Ali caught up with the composer and producer Paul McGeechan to talk about the latest Starless album Earthbound, out now with Last Night From Glasgow.

Paul explains the origins behind Starless and how it has developed from the initial spark, through the recording of 2016’s Starless album, bringing it to the stage, how it has progressed into Earthbound, and the plans for the future.

The two discuss the collaborative process, who else is involved – and why, the importance of physical objects, the problems with promoting an album during a global pandemic, the importance of having a recognisable production and sound running through the Starless recordings, and a whole lot more. If you are interested in music in any shape or form then this is a conversation you’ll want to listen to.

You can get your own copy of Earthbound from Last Night From Glasgow.

If you are new to the Scots Whay Hae! podcast there is quite a substantial back-catalogue for you to discover. If you aren’t yet a subscriber you can do so, (or simply listen) at iTunes, on Podbean, with Spotify, by RSS (but you’ll need to have an RSS reader to do so) or on MixCloud.

You can also download the podcast by clicking on the relevant link to the right of this post, or, if you want it right here, right now, you can listen on SoundCloud

..or on YouTube

We will continue to bring you many and varied SWH! podcasts in the coming weeks and months. In the meantime you can always check out our back catalogue of over 150 interviews with some of the most interesting names in Scottish culture, including our Scottish Opera series and the Glasgow Film Festival 2020 podcasts.


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