Joe McAlinden

Joe McAlinden produced In the Wild Country for the Music Makes Me project.

Joe McAlinden is a classically trained singer/songwriter/producer, who writes and records music from his studio in Argyll, and is just about to release his second album on Edwyn Collins AED Records under the moniker _Linden. He has a band called Superstar who were originally signed to Creation Records in 1992 by Alan McGee and, up until 2000, released around seven albums. He has played/written/collaborated with many people including Rod Stewart, Edwyn Collins, Teenage Fanclub, Big Star/Alex Chilton, Eugene Kelly (The Vaselines), The Boy Hairdressers, NOM, BMX Bandits, Matthew Sweer, artists Jim Lambie and Iain Forsyth & Jane Pollard, novelist Alan Warner, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Brighouse & Rastrick Brass Band, Brianna Corrigan (The Beautiful South). He has also written for Channel Five, Disney ABC, Sky One, Sky Sports, Sky HD and Vodafone. Joe has also penned music for three Tartan Short films – Hardnut, Billy & Zorba, and The Corkscrew Road.