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The tweet sound of Scottish music

What mad fever possessed me on January 1, 2012, when I decided to use my Twitter account (@mralanmorrison) to recommend a different Scottish album by a different Scottish act every day for a year?

Over the course of 366 entries - yes, a leap year made it that one entry more difficult to complete - the project has encouraged me to seek out old favourites and, on the recommendation of others, make a few new discoveries.

I hope that anyone who followed the daily list or joined up along the way also found something new to listen to, as I swerved from the familiar to the obscure, from old opera recordings made in 1904 to albums released at the tail end of 2011. Here is the entire list, in alphabetical order, with the dates of the tweet in brackets. That's quite a musical legacy for any country to be proud of.

18 Wheeler - Year Zero (Nov 8)

1990s - Cookies (Mar 30)

Aberfeldy - Young Forever (Nov 3)

AC Acoustics - Victory Parts (May 25)

Admiral Fallow - Boots Met My Face (Jan 27)

Aereogramme - Sleep And Release (July 1)

Alamos - Captain Indifferent Says 'Whatever' (Nov 5)

The Aliens - Astronomy For Dogs (Jun 1)

Dot Allison - Afterglow (Jul 25)

The Almighty - Crank (Oct 27)

Altered Images - Happy Birthday (Apr 29)

The Amphetameanies - Right Line In Nylons (Dec 11)

Amplifico - See Heart See Muscle (May 28)

A.O.A. - Who Are They Trying To Con (Jun 4)

Arab Strap - Philophobia (Jan 30)

The Armoury Show - Waiting For The Floods (Sep 1)

Craig Armstrong - The Space Between Us (Jan 15)

The Associates - Sulk (Jan 17)

Astrid - Play Dead (Aug 18)

Attic Lights - Friday Night Lights (Sep 29)

Average White Band - AWB (Apr 5)

Aztec Camera - High Land Hard Rain (Mar 23)

Baby Chaos - Safe Sex, Designer Drugs And The Death Of Rock'n'Roll (Nov 27)

Aly Bain - First Album (Jun 17)

Tom Baird - Incidents And Accidents (Jul 15)

Ballboy - A Guide For Daylight Hours (Jun 8)

Phil Bancroft Quartet - Headlong (Oct 31)

Sophie Bancroft - Handwritten (Nov 1)

Tom Bancroft Orchestro Interrupto - The Ballad Of Linda And Crawford (Oct 30)

A Band Called Quinn - Sun Moon Stars (Aug 25)

The Bathers - Sweet Deceit (May 27)

Battlefield Band - Anthem For The Common Man (Feb 5)

Bay City Rollers - Rollin' (Apr 6)

BBC SSO - Jonathan Harvey's Body Mandala etc (Dec 9)

The Beat Poets - Totally Radio (Dec 15)

Beerjacket - The White Feather Trail (May 3)

Maggie Bell - Suicide Sal (Aug 29)

Belle And Sebastian - If You're Feeling Sinister (Jul 27)

Nicola Benedetti - Nicola Benedetti (Aug 16)

Martyn Bennett - Grit (Jun 9)

Benni Hemm Hemm - Retaliate EP (May 21)

The Beta Band - 3 EPs (Jan 11)

Big Country - The Crossing (Feb 2)

The Big Dish - Swimmer (Mar 26)

The Big Figure - Laugh Like Clowns (Oct 4)

Biffy Clyro - Puzzle (Jan 9)

The Bird And The Monkey - Ossie Dean EP (Oct 17)

The Birthday Suit - The Eleventh Hour (Jul 8)

Bis - Secret Vampire Soundtrack (May 26)

Black Affair - Pressure Point (Mar 2)

The Blue Nile - Hats (Mar 29)

The Bluebells, The - Sisters (Oct 15)

Blueflint - High Bright Morning (Nov 20)

BMX Bandits - Life Goes On (Aug 8)

Boards Of Canada - Music Has The Right To Children (Mar 9)

Les Bof! - Nous Sommes Les Bof! (Jul 14)

The Boy Who Trapped The Sun - Fireplace (Aug 7)

The Boys Of The Lough - Boys Of The Lough (Sep 18)

Brass Jaw - The Well Dented Clavicle (June 27)

Broken Records - Let Me Come Home (Jun 7)

Jack Bruce - Songs For A Tailor (Aug 24)

The Burns Unit - Side Show (Sep 8)

Burnt Island - Music And Maths EP (Aug 5)

Bwani Junction - Fully Cocked (Apr 2)

Brendan Campbell - Burgers And Murders (Jul 16)

Isobel Campbell & Mark Lanegan - Ballad Of The Broken Seas (July 4)

Phil Campbell - After The Garden (Jul 17)

Capercaillie - Delirium (Dec 23)

Captain America - Flame On Ep (Apr 26)

The Cateran - Little Circles (Jan 26)

Duncan Chisholm - Farrar (Oct 21)

The Close Lobsters - Foxheads Stalk This Land (Mar 8)

The Cocteau Twins - Treasure (May 1)

Lloyd Cole & The Commotions - Rattlesnakes (Mar 24)

Edwyn Collins - Home Again (Apr 21)

Billy Connolly - The Big Yin (Jan 18)

Conquering Animal Sound - Kammerspiel (Oct 26)

Cosmic Rough Riders - Enjoy The Melodic Sunshine (Sep 24)

The Cuban Heels - Work Our Way To Heaven (Dec 4)

Cuddly Shark - Cuddly Shark (Feb 9)

Alan Cumming - I Bought A Blue Car Today (June 29)

Colin Currie - Borrowed Time (Sep 23)

Justin Currie - What Is Love For (Dec 17)

Ivor Cutler - Velvet Donkey (Aug 3)

Dananananaykroyd - Hey Everyone (Apr 28)

Danny Wilson - Meet Danny Wilson (Oct 7)

Dawn Of The Replicants - One Head Two Arms Two Legs (Sep 10)

De Rosa - Prevention (May 8)

Deacon Blue - Raintown (Mar 27)

Dead Boy Robotics - Dead Boy Robotics (Sep 28)

Deaf Mutes - Exploring The Secrets Of Treating Deaf Mutes (Apr 11)

The Delgados - Peloton (May 7)

Barbara Dickson - The Barbara Dickson Album (Oct 12)

Dog Faced Hermans - Humans Fly (May 30)

Doghouse Roses - This Broken Key (Aug 27)

Dogs Die In Hot Cars - Please Describe Yourself (Feb 10)

Shona Donaldson - Cald Blaws The Wind (Jun 12)

Lonnie Donegan - Lonnie (Jan 10)

Donovan - Sunshine Superman (Feb 11)

Patrick Doyle - Henry V (Feb 12)

Kris Drever - Mark The Hard Earth (Sep 30)

Drever McCusker Woomble - Before The Ruin (Jun 10)

Drive-By Argument - Drive-By Argument (Jun 13)

The Dykeenies - Nothing Means Everything (Apr 1)

Eagleowl - Into The Fold EP (Oct 16)

Sheena Easton - Take My Time (Oct 14)

Kim Edgar - Butterflies And Broken Glass (Jan 23)

El Dog - The Lamps Of Terrahead (Sep 22)

Emma's Imagination - Stand Still (Mar 19)

Endor - Endor (Jun 16)

Errors - Come Down With Me (July 3)

Esperanza - Permanent Ska (Oct 2)

The Exploited - Punks Not Dead (Feb 13)

David Ferrard - Broken Sky (Aug 28)

Fiction Factory - Throw The Warped Wheel Out (Oct 8)

Fiddlers Bid - All Dressed In Yellow (Sep 21)

Finitribe - Grossing 10K (Aug 11)

The Fire Engines - Lubricate Your Living Room (Feb 27)

Fisher Family - Traditional & New Songs From Scotland (Sep 20)

Flood Of Red - Leaving Everything Behind (Oct 3)

FOUND - Factorycraft (Apr 22)

Julie Fowlis - Uam (June 30)

Foxface - This Is What Makes Us (Aug 23)

Roddy Frame - Surf (Nov 13)

Franz Ferdinand - Franz Ferdinand (Jan 13)

Alan Frew - Go Easy (Nov 4)

Frightened Rabbit - The Midnight Organ Fight (Sep 6)

Fruit Tree Foundation - First Edition (Oct 1)

Future Pilot AKA - Vs A Galaxy Of Sound (Sep 2)

Gallagher & Lyle - Breakaway (Dec 8)

Mary Garden - Recordings 1904-1928 (Dec 16)

Dick Gaughan - A Different Kind Of Love Song (Jan 2)

Geneva - Further (May 16)

Glasvegas - Glasvegas (Apr 10)

Glennie, Evelyn - Veni Veni Emmanuel (Oct 29)

Goodbye Mr Mackenzie - Good Deeds And Dirty Rags (May 15)

The Gothenburg Address - Gothenburg Address (June 11)

James Grant - Sawdust In My Veins (Dec 2)

Green Peppers - Adventures In The Slipstream (Sep 26)

Gun - Swagger (Jul 9)

Paul Haig - The Warp Of Pure Fun (Nov 12)

Haight-Ashbury - Here In The Golden Years (Dec 20)

Happy Particles - Under Sleeping Waves (Sep 12)

Calvin Harris - I Created Disco (Feb 23)

Roddy Hart - Road of Bones (Feb 1)

Richard Haswell - Safety In Movement (Sep 27)

The Hazey Janes - The Winter That Was (Oct 23)

The Hedrons - One More Won't Kill Us (Mar 29)

Martin John Henry - The Other Half Of Everything (Aug 15)

The Hidden Orchestra - Night Walks (Mar 4)

Hipsway - Hipsway (Oct 9)

Bing Hitler - Live At The Tron (Mar 15)

El Hombre Trajeado - Skipafone (Oct 5)

Horse - The Same Sky (Jul 24)

H20 - Faith (May 24)

RM Hubbert - First & Last (Jun 21)

Hudson Mohawke - Butter (Sep 11)

Hue And Cry - Seduced And Abandoned (May 4)

The Hussys - Super Pro (Jun 5)

Idlewild - 100 Broken Windows (Apr 9)

Hamish Imlach - Hamish Imlach (Sep 7)

Incredible String Band - The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter (Mar 18)

Indian Red Lopez - Empty Your Lungs And Breathe (Nov 21)

Jill Jackson - Back To Zero (Jul 26)

Japanese War Effort - I Will Leave You Now And Two Loudspeakers Will Take My Place (Nov 9)

Jasmine Minks - Jasmine Minks (May 31)

Bert Jansch - Bert Jansch (Jan 20)

Jazzateers - Jazzateers (Dec 12)

Jesse Garon & The Desperados - Cabinet Of Curiosities (Feb 3)

Jesus And Mary Chain - Psychocandy (Jan 1)

Jonnie Common - Master Of None (Oct 24)

Jook - Different Class (May 2)

Josef K - The Only Fun In Town (Mar 21)

Kassidy - Hope St (Feb 7)

Brian Kellock Trio - Live At Henry's (June 28)

Simon Kempston - Carefree Prisoner (Jul 18)

Khaya - We've Got Rhymes For Times Like These (Jan 16)

Kid Canaveral - Shouting At Wildlife (Feb 17)

Carol Kidd - The Night We Called It A Day (Apr 17)

King Creosote - Kenny & Beth's Musakal Boat Rides (Apr 15)

James King & The Lone Wolves - Texas Lullaby EP (Dec 27)

King Post Kitsch - The Party's Over (Aug 2)

Laki Mera - The Proximity Effect (Jul 6)

Last Battle - Heart Of The Land, Soul Of The Sea (Aug 9)

Lau - Live (Feb 4)

Carol Laula - Still (Jul 23)

The Leg - Whatever Happened To The Shrunken Tina Turner (Apr 27)

Annie Lennox - Diva (Mar 3)

Jackie Leven - Barefoot Days (Nov 14)

Life Without Buildings - Any Other City (Nov 17)

Lone Pigeon - 28 Secret Tracks (Apr 13)

Long Fin Killie - Houdini (Oct 25)

Looper - The Geometrid (Aug 12)

Lord Cut-Glass - Lord Cut-Glass (May 10)

Love And Money - All You Need Is... (Oct 13)

Lulu - Something To Shout About (Feb 16)

LungLeg - Maid To Minx (Nov 18)

John McCusker - Under One Sky (Jan 19)

Kevin McDermott Orchestra - Mother Nature's Son (Nov 25)

Alastair McDonald - Bears, Crows & Centipedes (Nov 10)

Amy Macdonald - This Is The Life (Jul 7)

McIntoshRoss - The Great Lakes (Jul 31)

Catriona McKay - Starfish (May 31)

Harvey McKay - Machine Make Noise (Jun 25)

The Mackenzies - A Sensual Assault EP (Aug 13)

Ewan McLennan - Rags And Robes (Apr 4)

James MacMillan & BBC SSO - Confession Of Isobel Gowdie/Tryst (Apr 8)

Macrocosmica - Art Of The Black Earth (Dec 24)

Joseph Malik - Aquarius Songs (Sep 3)

Marmalade - Reflections Of The Marmalade (Mar 7)

Michael Marra - Posted Sober (Oct 22)

John Martyn - Solid Air (Jan 29)

Meursault - All Creatures Will Make Merry (Jul 13)

Malcolm Middleton - A Brighter Beat (Dec 31)

Frankie Miller - Full House (Dec 14)

Mitchell Museum - The Peters Port Memorial Service (Mar 5)

Aidan Moffat & The Best Ofs - How To Get To Heaven From Scotland (Jun 20)

Mogwai - Mogwai Young Team (July 2)

Momus - Tender Pervert (Dec 10)

Fred Morrison - Outlands (Dec 5)

Iain Morrison - Trust The Sea To Guide Me (Dec 19)

The Moth & The Mirror - Honestly, This World (Apr 3)

Mother And The Addicts - Science Fiction Illustrated (May 9)

The Motorcycle Boy - Big Rock Candy Mountain 12" (Aug 6)

Mount Vernon Arts Lab - The Seance At Hobs Lane (Sep 4)

Mull Historical Society - Loss (Apr 18)

Muscles Of Joy - Muscles Of Joy (May 18)

Mylo - Destroy Rock And Roll (Dec 7)

Nazareth - No Mean City (Feb 8)

Nectarine No 9 - Fried For Blue Material (Feb 29)

North Sea Gas - Edinburgh Toon (Aug 1)

Paolo Nutini - These Streets (Oct 20)

Oi Polloi - Unite And Win (Nov 15)

One Dove - Morning Dove White (Aug 26)

Orange Juice - You Can't Hide Your Love Forever (Mar 22)

The Orchids - Striving For The Lazy Perfection (Nov 28)

Steven Osborne & SCO - Messiaen's Vingt Regards sur L'enfant Jesus (Jun 2)

Ossian - St Kilda Wedding (Dec 30)

The Ossians - The Macpherson Tapes (Oct 19)

James Oswald - Colin's Kisses (Mar 11)

Dean Owens - Whisky Hearts (July 5)

The Pastels - Up For A Bit With The Pastels (Oct 10)

Rod Paterson - Sings Burns (Jan 25)

The Phantom Band - Checkmate Savage (May 11)

Pictish Trail - Secret Soundz Vol 1 (Apr 14)

Pink Kross - Chopper Chix In VP Hell (Dec 13)

Pip Dylan - Of All The Things I Can't Eat I'm Always Pleased With A Piece Of Cheese (Apr 12)

The Poems - Young America (Jun 6)

The Poets - Wooden Spoon (Aug 30)

Emma Pollock - Watch The Fireworks (Jun 23)

Karine Polwart - Scribbled In Chalk (Jan 21)

Primal Scream - XTRMNTR (Mar 12)

The Primary 5 - High Five (Oct 28)

The Primevals - Sound Hole (Jan 24)

The Proclaimers - Sunshine On Leith (Mar 28)

Randolph's Leap - Battleships & Kettle Chips (Jun 18)

Red Note Ensemble - Eddie McGuire's Carrochan Suite (Aug 19)

Hugh Reed And The Velvet Underpants - Take A Walk On The Clydeside (Aug 22)

The Reindeer Section - Y'all Get Scared Now, Ya Hear (Dec 25)

Remember Remember - The Quickening (Nov 24)

The Rezillos - Can't Stand The Rezillos (Jan 7)

The River Detectives - Saturday Night Sunday Morning (Oct 6)

Alasdair Roberts - No Earthly Man (Sep 13)

BA Robertson - Initial Success (Mar 20)

Annie Ross - King Pleasure Sings/Annie Ross Sings (Feb 22)

The Royal We - The Royal We (Feb 6)

Rustie - Glass Swords (Aug 31)

The Savings And Loan - Today I Need Light (Jul 11)

The Scars - Author! Author! (Sep 14)

FG Scott - Moonstruck (with Lisa Milne & Iain Burnside) (Nov 29)

Scottish Chamber Orchestra/Mackerras - Mozart Symphonies (Jan 8)

Scottish Enlightenment - St Thomas (Jul 12)

Scottish Ensemble - Britten's Les Illuminations (Dec 26)

Scottish National Jazz Orchestra - Rhapsody In Blue Live (Feb 19)

Scottish Opera - Candide (Dec 1)

Seafieldroad - There Are No Maps To This Part Of The City (Mar 13)

Second Hand Marching Band - Compendium (Aug 17)

The Secret Goldfish - Aqua-Pet... You Make Me (Aug 14)

Sensational Alex Harvey Band - Live (Jan 4)

Sergeant - Sergeant (Jun 14)

The Sexual Objects - Cucumber (Feb 28)

The Shamen - En-Tact (Mar 10)

Jimmy Shand & His Band - The Golden Years (Nov 30)

Iain Shaw - Wholesome Music (Jul 19)

The Shop Assistants - Shop Assistants (Jan 14)

Sileas - Play On Light (Mar 16)

The Silencers - A Letter From St Paul (Nov 26)

Silicone Soul - A Soul Thing (Jun 24)

Silly Wizard - Caledonia's Hardy Sons (Sep 9)

Simple Minds - New Gold Dream (Feb 25)

The Skids - Scared To Dance (Feb 21)

Slam - Headstates (Jan 12)

Sluts Of Trust - We Are All Sluts Of Trust (May 13)

Emily Smith - Traiveller's Joy (Sep 16)

Tommy Smith - Step By Step (Jan 5)

Alex Smoke - Incommunicado (Apr 20)

Snow Patrol - Songs For Polarbears (May 20)

Jimmy Somerville - Read My Lips (Nov 11)

The Son(s) - The Son(s) (Apr 30)

Sons And Daughters - Love The Cup (Feb 20)

The Soup Dragons - Hang Ten! (Feb 15)

Southern Tenant Folk Union - The New Farming Scene (Aug 20)

Spare Snare - Live At Home (May 5)

Sparrow And The Workshop - Crystals Fall (Jul 30)

Speedway - Save Yourself (Sep 25)

Sharleen Spiteri - Melody (Jul 21)

Rob St John - Weald (May 22)

Stanley Odd - Oddio (Jan 31)

Star Wheel Press - Life Cycle Of A Falling Bird (Nov 2)

The Stark Palace - The Stark Palace (Aug 10)

Colin Steele - Twilight Dreams (Nov 22)

Savourna Stevenson - Tweed Journey (Dec 22)

Rod Stewart - Gasoline Alley (May 19)

Stone Ghost Collective - Unrequited Lovesongs (Feb 14)

Stone The Crows - Ode To John Law (Dec 6)

Strawberry Switchblade - Strawberry Switchbade (May 23)

Strike The Colours - Seven Roads (Jun 15)

Suckle - Against Nurture (May 12)

Swimmer One - Dead Orchestras (Jul 28)

Swiss Family Orbison - Swiss Family Orbison (Jan 28)

Tannahill Weavers - Tannahill Weavers 4 (Sep 17)

Teenage Fanclub - Bandwagonesque (Jan 3)

Telstar Ponies - Voices From The New Music (Nov 7)

Joe Temperley - Concerto For Joe (Dec 28)

Texas - White On Blonde (Apr 19)

The Thanes - Evolver (May 14)

Three Blind Wolves - Sound Of The Storm (Sep 15)

Inge Thomson - Shipwrecks And Static (Sep 19)

Too Many Cookes - Down At The Zoo (Apr 7)

Trashcan Sinatras - Cake (Sep 5)

Travis - The Man Who (Apr 24)

Trembling Bells - Carbeth (Apr 25)

Trio AAB - Wherever I Lay My Home That's My Hat (May 6)

KT Tunstall - Eye To The Telescope (Nov 23)

TV21 - A Thin Red Line (Oct 11)

The Twilight Sad - Fourteen Autumns & Fifteen Winters (Apr 16)

Twin Atlantic - Free (Feb 24)

Uncle John & Whitelock - There Is Nothing Else (Dec 21)

Union Of Knives - Violence & Birdsong (Dec 29)

United Fruit - Faultlines (Jan 22)

U.N.P.O.C. - Fifth Column (Nov 16)

Urusei Yatsura - We Are Urusei Yatsura (Oct 18)

Vacuum Spasm Babies - Whipping Clowns (Aug 4)

Various - Ballads Of The Book (Apr 23)

Various - Whaur The Pig Gaed On The Spree: Scottish Recordings By Alan Lomax 1951-1957 (Dec 18)

The Vaselines - The Way Of The Vaselines (Aug 21)

The View - Hats Off To The Buskers (Feb 18)

Viva Stereo - Roar Lion Roar (Jul 10)

Wake The President - You Can't Change That Boy (Mar 6)

War - Uh! Tears Baby (Mar 1)

Washington Irving - Little Wanderer Head Thee Home (Nov 6)

The Waterboys - This Is The Sea (Mar 25)

We Are The Physics - Are OK At Music (Jul 29)

We Free Kings - Hell On Earth And Rosy Cross (Jan 6)

We Were Promised Jetpacks - In The Pit Of The Stomach (May 17)

Bobby Wellins Quartet - Birds Of Brazil (Dec 3)

Bill Wells & Aidan Moffat - Everything's Getting Older (Jun 19)

Astrid Williamson - Day Of The Lone Wolf (Jul 22)

Withered Hand - Good News (Feb 26)

Woodenbox With A Fistful Of Fivers - Home And The Wild Hunt (Jun 3)

Roddy Woomble - My Secret Is My Silence (Jun 22)

Aaron Wright - Aaron Wright (Jul 20)

Sandy Wright - The Songs Of Sandy Wright (Nov 19)

James Yorkston - Moving Up Country (Mar 17)

The Zephyrs - When The Sky Comes Down It Comes Down On Your Head (Jun 26)

Zoey Van Goey - Propeller Versus Wings (Mar 14)

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