As Tae Sup wi' a Fifer returns with another eclectic line-up in Kirkcaldy, East Neuk-based event founder and musician James Yorkston speaks to Michael Alexander about his Fence Collective roots and how his recent ventures have grown from strength-to-strength.
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.
In an interview ahead of gigs in Leven and Dundee, John Power, the frontman of 1990s Britpop band Cast, tells Michael Alexander about his ‘ageless’ songs, why he ‘can’t wait’ for Jeremy Corbyn to get into power – and why Liverpool FC need to ‘win the Champions League Final for Dundee United’!
As Newport Sound returns with another intimate line up of music and spoken word – including post-punk indie pioneers Boots for Dancing - event founder, musician and Dundee teacher Dominic Venditozzi talks to Michael Alexander about the establishment of the community-based hub of local and national talent.
When renowned Dundee-based musician and producer Andrew Mitchell was granted a five-month residency at Hospitalfield arts centre in Arbroath earlier this year to create new music for their restored 19th century Erard Grecian harp, he created melodies and progressions echoing the building’s unique relationship with the looming North Sea horizon.