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.
Tickets are now on sale for the latest rounds of Tae Sup Wi’ A Fifer – the multi-genre club night curated by renowned Fife musician James Yorkston.
Tae Sup: Why Jenny Lindsay has a Glasgow thief to thank for setting her on the road to performance poet stardom
Jenny Lindsay doesn’t condone crime.
Newport-born singer-songwriter Horse McDonald is no stranger to Fife and no stranger to Tae Sup Wi’ A Fifer curator James Yorkston having performed a Creative Fifers double header at the Byre Theatre in St Andrews with him in 2015.
‘It’s a great surprise to me I’ve made a living as a guitarist – it was never the plan!’, says Super Furry Animals maverick Gruff Rhys ahead of Tae Sup Wi’ A Fifer headline gig
Super Furry Animals and Neon Neon maverick Gruff Rhys is no stranger to Fife having recorded at Sub Station in Rosyth and having played Glenrothes with the Super Furries a few years back.
FEATURE: Oasis won’t get back together – but Fife band Shambolics could be ‘one of world’s biggest bands’, says Alan McGee
In an interview with The Courier, legendary music mogul Alan McGee tells Michael Alexander why he doesn’t think his old band Oasis will reform – but explains why he thinks recently signed Fife four-piece Shambolics could be ‘one of the biggest bands in the world’.
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.
‘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.
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!
As St Andrews-raised musician Steve Mason’s solo UK tour brings him to Dundee, he speaks to Michael Alexander about the rise and fall of The Beta Band, his struggles with mental health – and becoming a dad.