Name: Steve MasonTrack name: Planet Sizes Hometown: Edinburgh Who? The Beta Band's Alpha. Why now? Mr Mason heralds his return with a new album, Meet The Humans, on 26 February, with this new single Planet Sizes. The record was made with Elbow's Craig Potter at the band's Blueprint Studios in Salford. The former Beta Band man will also play a couple of dates next month (Southampton Engine Rooms 10 February and Brighton Concorde 2 a day later) with more shows expected to be announced soon. Hear more: Stevemasontheartist.com.