It is a city where more than a third of its areas are officially among the most deprived in Scotland.
She was the creator of the Oramics technique for creating electronic sounds, co-founder of the world-famous BBC Radiophonic Workshop and a central figure in the evolution of electronic music.
A former Dundee student who made history by becoming the first member of the public to cross the Tay Road Bridge when it opened in 1966 has been immortalised in song by an award-winning Tayside song writer.
Dundee-raised musician Jan Burnett collects thousands of records, beer mats and music fliers. Michael Alexander spoke to him.
Shaun Lawrence, the 23-year-old guitarist with Dundee hardcore metal band To Kill Achilles, has just finished a shift on the tills at Tesco in Monifieth, when The Courier catches up with him to talk about the band’s latest single release and their eight date UK tour, which kicks off at Beat Generator in their home city on January 7.
In an exclusive interview during rehearsals in Dundee, The View singer Kyle Falconer tells MICHAEL ALEXANDER why he’s ready to “man up” in his fight against drink and drugs – and admits the band may have found fame too soon.
Music therapists at the Nordoff Robbins Scotland charity's base in Dundee are bringing ‘immeasurable benefits’ to peoples’ lives across the city and beyond, discovers Michael Alexander