Another week, another Mercury music section to read while you curse Japan for having the world's greatest vending machines.

Au goes pop. Well, sort of. It's experimental pop music and it is quite excellent. Way better than that experimental funk-metal record I made that no one bought.
Au - rr vs. d

Journey to the land of Blue Giant. And unlike a certain other colored giant, this supergroup (with members of Viva Voce, Golden Bears, and Swords Project) doesn't care if you eat your damn veggies or not.
Blue Giant - Blue Sunshine

You like your Scots depressed? Hey, who doesn't? Well then Frightened Rabbits are for you. Besides, if you had to eat haggis all day and listen to the Bay City Rollers every S-A-T-U-R-D-A-Y night, you'd be bummed too.
Frightened Rabbit - Good Arms vs. Bad Arms

Be Your Own Pet will cure all your neurotic ways. So that means you can now sell me all your unused medication. Oh, do you have any Demerol? I love those.
Be Your Own Pet - Becky