Nuclear bunkers that became redundant following the collapse of the Soviet Union remain as a legacy of the Cold War in Courier Country. Michael Alexander reports.
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’.
Ahead of a hard-hitting documentary, Michael Alexander speaks to activist, rapper and prize-winning author Darren McGarvey about the human tragedies behind Dundee’s drugs crisis.
‘It’s amazing who’s played there’, says Yorkshire-based blues-rock guitarist Chantel McGregor ahead of Kinross gig
Told by major record labels at 14 that she had a "great voice, but girls don't play guitar like that”, female guitar prodigy Chantel McGregor wisely ignored the comments and enrolled at the Leeds College of Music where she became the first student in the college’s history, to achieve a 100% pass mark, with 18 distinctions.
FEATURE: From Dundee Hibernian to Dundee United – 110th anniversary of ‘rags to riches’ tale marked at Tannadice
Dundee United’s origins can be traced to Dundee Hibernian’s inaugural game at Tannadice 110 years ago this weekend. Michael Alexander reports.
A little under four years ago, a young Dundee band called Model Aeroplanes reached new heights by winning the Hard Rock Cafe Best Emerging Artist Award at the 17th annual SSE Scottish Music Awards in Glasgow.
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.
Work by Dundee-based musician and producer Andrew Wasylyk has been nominated for this year’s Scottish Album of the Year Award.
Tommy’s Honour: Charity golfers play St Andrews and three other courses in one day to help inspire youngsters
A charity which uses the legacy of 19th century Scottish golfing pioneers Old Tom Morris, Young Tom Morris and Willie Park to educate, empower and inspire children has thanked the custodians of four iconic golf courses for hosting a challenge which saw all the courses played on the same day.
Michael Alexander visits Fort George – current home of The Black Watch - as the historic monument and still active army barracks marks its 250th anniversary.