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.
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?
He wasn’t the best known name on the bill, but blues rock guitarist Kris Barras summed up the PKD Festival best as he took to the Dalgety Bay stage late on Saturday afternoon with his blend of soul-wrenching melodies that has recently seen him reach number two in the blues chart.
Since they performed with The Darkness on T in the Park’s main stage in 2004 and walked away with the top prize on UK prime time TV talent show ‘When Will I Be Famous’ in 2007, the Red Hot Chilli Pipers haven’t stopped for breath – other than to inflate their bagpipes!
Music therapists at the Nordoff Robbins Scotland charity's base in Dundee are bringing ‘immeasurable benefits’ to peoples’ lives across the city and beyond, discovers Michael Alexander
“Has this bloke got fans or what!” declared the Top of the Pops presenter as John Otway was introduced to a national TV audience in 2002.
RM Hubbert, the winner of the 2013 Scottish Album of the Year Award, returns to Newport as part of his short winter 2016 tour promoting his latest album ‘Telling The Trees’.
‘The anger behind our songs is as relevant now as it was in the 1970s’, says Skids front man Richard Jobson
Ahead of 40th anniversary tour gigs in Montrose and Dunfermline, The Skids frontman Richard Jobson speaks to Michael Alexander about his love for the Fife and Angus coast – and why the “passionate” songs he wrote in the 1970s are as relevant as ever in today’s troubled political times.
She was the creator of the Oramics technique for creating electronic sounds, co-founder of the world-famous BBC Radiophonic Workshop and a central figure in the evolution of electronic music.
Organisers of the Kingdom FM Local Hero Awards have been “overwhelmed” by the quantity and the quality of the entries to this year’s competition.