A former mechanical engineer who quit his job to become a music therapist is releasing a new album of original music that includes a tribute to a man who lived in a car at the side of the A9 in Perthshire for several years.
Five decades after a Dundee photographer took one of the most famous photographs in music history, Michael Alexander looks at the legacy of The Beatles' iconic album cover Abbey Road.
‘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.
Music industry veteran Paul Smernicki tells Michael Alexander why he’s excited to have relocated from the London 'big smoke' back to Dundee and it's 'buoyant' music scene.
‘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.
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’.
The lead singer of a globally renowned Foo Fighters tribute band says it was an “honour and a privilege” to perform in front of thousands at the opening ceremony of the WUKF World Karate Championships 2018 at Dundee Ice Arena on Friday.
‘Dundee has always had a disproportionate effect on music scene worldwide’, says HYYTS singer ahead of Church gig
They are the lifelong friends from Glasgow who started making music together in 2015.
FEATURE: ‘Strokes left me so vulnerable,’ says Dundee-raised music star Edwyn Collins ahead of homecoming concert
Edwyn Collins tells Michael Alexander why he won’t get emotional when he performs at Beat Generator in Dundee on September 3 - his first full concert in the city where he grew up since he fell gravely ill more than 14 years ago.