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 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’.
Martin Carr - guitarist and song writer with 1990's indie rock band The Boo Radleys - tells Michael Alexander why he won’t be singing the band’s best known track ‘Wake Up Boo’ when he performs an acoustic set in Kirkcaldy.
Lord Charles Bruce gives Michael Alexander a tour of Fife's Broomhall House - ancestral home of the Bruce clan which has been opened up to high-end guests for the first time - and explains why politics continue influencing the famous Scottish dynasty.
A Carse of Gowrie grain merchant, fruit farmer, forester and landowner who contributed to the world’s understanding of horticulture, silviculture and agriculture in the 19th century has been officially recognised as having been the first to introduce giant redwood trees to the world outside of their native California, a relative has said.