New Scottish music: Posable Action Figures

Posable Action Figures are Gareth Goodlad (guitar and vocals) and John Alexander (drums, samples and backing vocals), an electro, pop-rock band from Edinburgh.

Posable Action Figures
Posable Action Figures

For the past year, they’ve been tucked away in a Leith basement, writing and rehearsing, and released their self-titled EP (produced by David Lloyd of Stillhound / Discopolis) at the beginning of the month. The results are marvellous; epic guitar riffs, infectious vocal melodies, tight staccato drums and samples – a brilliant debut. Single, Mainline received a spin on Vic Galloway’s BBC Radio Scotland show last week and you can watch the video for our favourite Not At All at

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The duo play Edinburgh’s Sneaky Pete’s this Friday, the Electric Circus on 20 May, Glasgow’s BLOC on 31 May and ButeFest on the Isle of Bute, 29-31 July. Get the EP free at

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