Aidan Moffat has a knack for a musical partnership. Having first come to attention as one half of Arab Strap alongside Malcolm Middleton from the mid-90s to the mid-00s – as well as a recent triumphant run of reunion shows – his later pairing with jazz musician and fellow Falkirk native Bill Wells saw the pair bag the inaugural Scottish Album of the Year Award for their 2011 debut Everything’s Getting Older. Now it’s the turn of guitar virtuoso RM Hubbert, perhaps best known to Irish audiences for regular stints supporting Mogwai on these shores. The pair already teamed up…
On May 11, Arab Strap’s Aidan Moffat and fellow Scot, singer and guitarist RM Hubbert will release a collaborative album, Here Lies The Boy, via Rock Action. The release will precede live dates from the pair, who have announced a date at Dublin’s Grand Social on July 24. Special guest on the night is Glasgow singer-songwriter Siobhan Wilson. Tickets cost €18.50 and go on sale on Friday at 10am.