Malcolm Middleton is a guitarist and songwriter best known for his work with the Scottish alternative rock band Arab Strap. Over the course of 10 years they released 6 studio albums before splitting in 2006. They reformed in 2016 for some 20th anniversary concerts and released their 7th studio album "As Days Get Dark" on the 5th March, 2021.
Malcolm has continued to write and perform as a solo artist and has released seven albums, most recently “Bananas” in 2018. As well as collaborating with artists such as David Shrigley and Mira Calix, he has composed soundtracks for the films Rogue Farm (2004), Munro (2009) and The Closer We Get (2015).
He also writes and performs under the name Human Don’t Be Angry and released the third album “Guitar Variations” in November 2019.
On the 10th November 2022 his new band Lichen Slow released their first single Hobbies, taken from the LP Rest Lurks out 10th March 2023 on Rock Action Records.