Scotch Snap: Lady Gaga isn't the devil, Barlow the pioneer and a video exclusive

It might come as a shock, but Lady Gaga is not the devil. We offer irrefutable proof.

Drake likes getting criticism, so who are we to deprive him? We've also got a video exclusive from Cuddly Shark. And it's amazing.

Releases shown: Linkin Park - Burn it Down (from the album Living Things, released 26 June), Gary Barlow - Sing (out now), Regina Spektor - All the Rowboats (from the album What We Saw from the Cheap Seats, out now), Cuddly Shark - Overpriced (released June 26). Cuddly Shark will be launching their new single at the 13th Note in Glasgow on the day.

*Musical note: the Scotch Snap technically consists of a stressed (ie on the beat) sixteenth note, or semiquaver, followed by a dotted eighth note or quaver. Usually dotted rythms have the longer note first; it is that reversal of expectation that makes the snap so distinctive. It is a key rhythmic signature of Scottish traditional music.

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