Macdonald recorded a solo album called "Sauchiehall & Hope - A Pop Opera" under the pseudonym "Nice Man" and "The Art of Hanging Out" as "Nice Man and the Bad Boys". In 2011 he recorded two digital albums of instrumental music - "Maculate Conceptions" and "Maculate Conceptions Volume 2" on Garageband on his Mac computer during a Teenage Fanclub tour of Europe. Herald article here. All of these albums are available on Bandcamp.
He runs Shoeshine Records / Spit & Polish in Glasgow.He has co-produced albums by Aaron Wright, Attic Lights and Aaron Fyfe.