Michael Alexander speaks to several Tayside record shops about a resurgence in music cassette sales. But are 'tapes' a sound idea or simply another passing fad?
An award-winning Tayside musician has saluted the indefatigability of notorious Dundee-raised former MP George Galloway by having a light hearted jib at him in song.
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.
Forty years after the death of Elvis Presley, Michael Alexander speaks to some of the impersonators who keep ‘The King’s’ memory alive.
Before indie band The Stone Roses decided to reform, tribute act The Complete Stone Roses had it sorted as the next best thing to seeing the real thing live.
Thirty years after Deacon Blue - fronted by Dundee-raised Ricky Ross - released their debut album Raintown, Michael Alexander reports on how the record took the charts by storm.
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.
A Dundee musician is hoping that Courier readers can help him identify the jute mill workers and their families featured in the promotional video for his pioneering new album. Michael Alexander spoke to him about the project.
There is no language more powerful than the language of music and its ability to cross all cultural and linguistic barriers.
If you missed Craig Charles’ sold out visit to the Reading Rooms last year then make sure and head down to Groucho’s to grab your tickets for his Funk and Soul Club, which is returning to the small town club on Friday, November 11.