Milton Star are Alan Wyllie and Graeme Currie who write and record their unique blend of indie and dark country in a converted church in darkest Fife.
Alan and Graeme's collaborations date back through many incarnations of live bands to the early days of post punk and a band called Thursdays who were signed to Fast Records. After some years spent out of the music scene, they came back together in 2010.
Reinvigorated by a mutual dissatisfaction for what they describe as a "mostly insipid modern music scene" Milton Star picked up the gauntlet to produce sweet structured melodies carried by an expansive tremolo wall of sound and a dark soul.
With shades of Soulsavers and Mark Lanegan evident, Milton Star's debut single Salvation is the perfect marriage between brooding vocals and shimmering guitars underpinned by a driving beat.
It's a David Lynch-esque soundscape with an Edwyn Collins-like Americana vibe...mean and moody guitar and silky smooth vocal with an underlying menace - ye canny whack it!
Don't miss listening to Over You - it's how the late and eternally great Lou Reed would sound if he came fae Fife, braw...tell yer Maw!