An award-winning Tayside song writer who immortalised the 50th anniversary of the Tay Road Bridge in music last year has released an EP which pays tribute to the newly opened Queensferry Crossing over the Forth.
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.
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.
As cyber trolls cause havoc in the online world, Michael Alexander examines the reasons behind why people abuse on the internet and its very real impact on victims and perpetrators alike.
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.
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.
“Welcome tae 1978. There were nae mobile phones in they days. So if yer posh enough tae hae one, can ye please switch it aff!”
Maurice Malpas and Jim McInally, two of the big names from Dundee United’s glory years under Jim McLean, have given a BBC Scotland documentary series an insight into the manager’s uncompromising but successful regime.
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.
What do you get if you take an 'underground psychedelic freak-ball', the 'doyenne of the spoken word scene' and add a hint of inspiration behind the world's most famous grunge rock legends?