Michael Alexander speaks to legendary Irish crooner Daniel O’Donnell ahead of his show at Dundee’s Caird Hall on October 13.
Arab Strap founder Aidan Moffat and RM Hubbert – both past Scottish Album of the Year winners - join forces with a live performance next week to support their critically acclaimed collaborative LP, Here Lies The Body, which was recently released on Mogwai’s Rock Action label.
Donnie Munro: Why the powerful legacy of Runrig has been to regenerate Gaelic and the culture of the Gael
Former Runrig frontman Donnie Munro tells Michael Alexander why, as a solo artist bound for Fife, he has become much more conscious of his former band's contribution to Gaelic culture and tradition.
From Primal Scream to Teenage Fanclub: Scotland’s indie music scene celebrated in Fife man’s new film
To coincide with its cinematic release in Dundee, Michael Alexander speaks to Grant McPhee - the Fife-raised director of feature film Teenage Superstars.
‘Cool’ to produce Gaelic computer game soundtrack in Dundee, says Simple Minds bass player Ged Grimes
Gaelic music composed by Dundee-born Simple Minds bass player Ged Grimes takes centre stage in a new video game set in 18th century Scotland. Michael Alexander spoke to Ged to find out more.
INTERVIEW: Dundee singer-songwriter Be Charlotte “so honoured” to be playing 3D Festival for opening of V&A
Michael Alexander speaks to Be Charlotte singer-songwriter Charlotte Brimner, from Dundee, who will be on the bill for this weekend’s 3D-Festival at Slessor Gardens to celebrate the opening of the V&A.
Collaboration with visual artist Jim Lambie will be at the heart of Primal Scream’s 3D Festival headline set in Dundee
Scottish indie rockers Primal Scream are no strangers to being at the cutting edge of artistic creation.
The Dundee bass player with rock icons Simple Minds has revealed that it will be a “huge buzz” for him to end the band’s Grandslam tour with an open air gig in his home city on Sunday September 9.
KT Tunstall in Dundee: Why performing with Simple Minds and The Pretenders is ‘like going to rock school’
Ahead of her appearance at Slessor Gardens in Dundee with Simple Minds and The Pretenders, St Andrews-raised singer-songwriter KT Tunstall talks to Michael Alexander about ‘losing’ her Brit Award, her 'worst ever' busking experience in Dundee – and reveals why a forthcoming collaboration with 1970's rocker Suzi Quatro is a ‘real pleasure’.
‘We had some heady times in Dundee – it used to be quite rough!’, says Simple Minds guitarist Charlie Burchill
Ahead of Simple Minds’ long-awaited gig at Slessor Gardens on September 9, guitarist Charlie Burchill tells Michael Alexander about the “heady times” in Dundee during the band's early days –and explains why he’s “fallen in love again” with Scotland.