They’ve appeared on Debrett’s 2017 list of the most influential people in the UK and racked up more than 100million views for the video of Shout Out To My Ex in just a few months.
Trumpet virtuoso and former principal of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland John Wallace goes back to his Fife roots when he leads De Profundis – the East Neuk Festival’s ‘Big Project’ for 2017.
‘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.
It is a city where more than a third of its areas are officially among the most deprived in Scotland.
He is the celebrated rock and celebrity photographer originally from Dundee who has photographed everyone from Anthony Hopkins to Willie Nelson, Eric Clapton to Johnny Cash, and Bjork to David Bowie.
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.
When Olly Murs auditioned for the sixth series of The X Factor back in 2009, performing Stevie Wonder’s Superstition, Simon Cowell said it was “the easiest yes I’ve ever given”.
Music fans have the chance to hear the stories behind some of Scotland's most respected bands at an event in Broughty Ferry this evening.
A specially curated project at this year’s East Neuk Festival pays tribute to generations of Fife coal miners and their brass bands. Michael Alexander spoke to the event’s lead performer.
Not content with launching an album, UB40 founder Ali Campbell has released a bottle of plonk.