Interview: Stuart Murdoch of Belle and Sebastian

The indie-pop frontman discusses the band's new record, the duplicity of naming influences and being a working musician in 2015

Glaswegian indie-pop band Belle and Sebastian is something of a rare breed in today’s music landscape. The revolving cast of musicians—with frontman Stuart Murdoch and a handful of foundational members remaining constant—has released nine studio albums, several EPs and rare B-sides. They have garnered consistent critical acclaim (though not entirely met with commercial success) and have an ability to evolve their sound without losing the …

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Elvis' first hit, Belle & Sebastian's new tune, saying goodbye to Plastic People and more in the music we featured this week

Floating Points & Four Tet: Final Plastic People On the now-closed London dance club Plastic People, regulars Four Tet and Floating points explain: “To say this space, along with the owner Ade’s singular vision, was fundamental in our personal musical formation would be a complete understatement.” Have a listen to their final six-hour set. Belle & Sebastian: The Cat with the Cream “The Cat with …