Ahead of his appearance at the latest Tae Sup Wi' A Fifer in Kirkcaldy, author Ian Rankin tells Michael Alexander how he's "definitely slowing down as he gets older" - but is looking forward to getting down to writing again after a year off.
Stuart Braithwaite of Mogwai solo set is ‘bit of a coup’, says Tae Sup Wi’ A Fifer programmer James Yorkston
Stuart Braithwaite of post-rock titans Mogwai will share a bill with DIY dream pop tour de force Bell Lungs and Welsh-American folk pilgrim Gwenifer Raymond when the latest Tae Sup Wi’ A Fifer is held at Kirkcaldy’s Adam Smith Theatre on Friday October 25
‘Passion, Vision and Spirit’ of 92-year-old artist Norman Gilbert returns to Tatha Gallery with new exhibition
A 92-year-old Glasgow-based artist, who still paints every day, is returning to exhibit at the Tatha Gallery in Newport following an uplifting and successful show there last year.
Newport-born singer-songwriter Horse McDonald is no stranger to Fife and no stranger to Tae Sup Wi’ A Fifer curator James Yorkston having performed a Creative Fifers double header at the Byre Theatre in St Andrews with him in 2015.
‘It’s a great surprise to me I’ve made a living as a guitarist – it was never the plan!’, says Super Furry Animals maverick Gruff Rhys ahead of Tae Sup Wi’ A Fifer headline gig
Super Furry Animals and Neon Neon maverick Gruff Rhys is no stranger to Fife having recorded at Sub Station in Rosyth and having played Glenrothes with the Super Furries a few years back.
As the Whitehall Theatre in Dundee celebrates its 50th anniversary on Friday November 29, Michael Alexander speaks to some of its stalwarts and discovers that, despite a few bumps in the road, the institution is still going strong.
FEATURE: Oasis won’t get back together – but Fife band Shambolics could be ‘one of world’s biggest bands’, says Alan McGee
In an interview with The Courier, legendary music mogul Alan McGee tells Michael Alexander why he doesn’t think his old band Oasis will reform – but explains why he thinks recently signed Fife four-piece Shambolics could be ‘one of the biggest bands in the world’.
‘Honour’ to be nominated for 2019 Specsavers Scottish Music Award, says Dundee singer-songwriter Be Charlotte
Dundee singer-songwriter Be Charlotte has said it’s an “honour” to be nominated for and to be asked to perform at 2019’s Specsavers Scottish Music Awards.
Tickets are now on sale for the latest rounds of Tae Sup Wi’ A Fifer – the multi-genre club night curated by renowned Fife musician James Yorkston.
Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry to hear claims of abuse at former Fife school run by Christian Brothers
The ongoing Scottish Child Abuse Inquiry (SCAI) that was set up to “investigate the nature and extent of abuse of children in care in Scotland” has turned its attention to allegations of abuse at a former residential home in Fife.