May 17, 2020

​Ailein duinn ("Dark-haired Alan"), An ataraireachd àrd (The surge of the Sea) and other songs in the Starless Trilogy feature the sound of the ocean. The manipulation of field recordings, electronic sound textures and orchestration are used to help print emotions thro...

May 22, 2019

A year ago Chris Thomson and I were recording at Smecky Music Studios with the City Of Prague Philharmonic Orchestra for the new Starless album "Earthbound". I am very happy to say the album is now complete and will be released later this year, I can't wait....

September 30, 2018

In 1995, Sugartown released their debut album, Swimming in the Horsepool on Marina Records. Since then I have had the privilege to work with Marina many times. As a member of the groups Suragtown with Gwen Stuart and Cowboy mouth with Grahame Skinner and then Starless.


June 7, 2018

In 1978 I met Chris Thomson in Uddingston main street, it was one of those long summer days that we had back then. I had been to a Music shop in Hamilton and was in awe of the keyboards especially the classic synth of the time the MINIMOOG Model D, I had read about thi...

January 28, 2018

We can't believe it's a year ago since the Starless gig at Celtic Connections so we decided to share our first video / song from the night.

As an encore Paul McGeechan and Chris Thomson performed Friends Again's "State of Art", this is the first time that this song has...

October 20, 2017

We are writing and recording for the next Starless album which will be released in 2018.

But before we get there here is a free download to the ambient electronic

remix of Solitude by Binary

There will other downloads available over the next few months including live foot...

June 12, 2017

Voting for The SAY Award has just started, please take a moment and vote to include Starless in the short list. 

Vote at

72 hour online vote, choosing which album secures the first spot on The SAY Award Shortlist. 

Listen to the album on 



May 27, 2017

A year ago today the debut album from Starless was released on Marina Records and we are very proud that the album has just been nominated for the SAY Award (The Scottish Album of the Year). This prestigious award has previously been awarded to Anna Meredith, Kathryn J...

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