1Their debut record There Is Nothing Else is a double album of 18 songs, all of which are good. And by good, we really mean evil.

2One of those tracks is about notorious occultist Aleister Crowley and features a satanic message that can be deciphered when played backwards.

Juvenile, but cool.

3Playing live at the launch of that record in Glasgow last month, lead singer Jacob Lovatt emerged from a white sack on the floor.

4Throughout 2005 it became obvious that Uncle John & Whitelock are in fact the best live band in Glasgow, Scotland, and the world.

5They sound a bit like Talking Heads, Joy Division and The Doors sinking into a Louisina swamp and raising an unholy blues racket as they go.

6Franz Ferdinand, who have impeccable taste, are big fans.

7They rock!

Friday, [GBP]6, King Tut's Wah-Wah Hut, 272a St Vincent Street (0870 1690100)