Paul Research has had a long career in the music scene.
One of two brothers in seminal Edinburgh post punk outfit “The Scars”,his guitar playing still stands out today as one of attitude .It’s wiry post punk ,film noir arrangements can still be heard on the reissue of the Scars one and only lp Author Author, recently remastered and reissued via Cherry Red records, as well as when playing live with the Voice X project in Edinburgh. he is also a classically trained and performs with the Scotish Sinfonia
Paul says of the new solo LP skate the Royal mile
” I wanted to record more at home and go in other directions, there were no hard feelings..The initial things i did were inspired by voice and then the songwriting began to happen .
“in the past i had always struggled with coming up with stuff by overthinking it, but with VoiceX it just opened the gates.”
As can be heard through this lp recorded mixed and mastered throughout the lockdown era by Paul
Paul Research interviewed by Betty Mayonaise
we play tracks from Paul’s new album Skate the royal mile as well as a live session of the scars recorded in the netherlands in 1981
” We begin the show with Steve fellows of the Comsat angels and his track Rocket science from the lP
interviews by the Wirebender narrated via Ranjan ,another Radio on production