The mystery behind a cine film that is being used by a Dundee band to promote a track from their forthcoming new album has been solved thanks to a recent appeal for information in The Courier.
‘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.
Ahead of McGonagall’s Chronicles (Which Will Be Remembered For a Very Long Time) arriving at Dundee Rep on March 31, multi-award winning writer/performer Gary McNair talks to Michael Alexander about his “love” for the notorious poet William Topaz McGonagall.
Lights, camera, action…meet Perthshire’s one man film star, writer, producer, director and cameraman!
Michael Alexander speaks to Haston McLaren –a Perthshire writer, producer, film star and cameraman whose movie debut has been sent to the Cannes Film Festival.
An award-winning Tayside song writer has immortalised the opening of the V&A Dundee in the style of his favourite poet William Topaz McGonagall.
James Yorkston: How the ‘freedom’ of Fife’s East Neuk helped forge a musical and cultural phenomenon
As Tae Sup wi' a Fifer returns with another eclectic line-up in Kirkcaldy, East Neuk-based event founder and musician James Yorkston speaks to Michael Alexander about his Fence Collective roots and how his recent ventures have grown from strength-to-strength.
My affinity with Dundee: Why Simple Minds legend Jim Kerr hopes to bring ‘luck’ to the opening of the V&A
As Simple Minds release their first album in four years, Michael Alexander chatted to lead singer Jim Kerr about the V&A, KT Tunstall -and the band’s long time affinity with Dundee.
There was success for Courier Country businesses at the prestigious Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2018 on Thursday night.
He might be 77-years-old, but Sean Cannon of The Dublin Legends says there’s only one thing that will stop him performing as the years roll on – and that’s the Grim Reaper!
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’.