Twenty two years after the break-up of Dire Straits, the band’s bassist John Illsley talks to Michael Alexander about being back on the road with a new band as he heads to Dundee and Kinross on October 26 and 27.
Dundee quartet Stoor are taking part in the 20th anniversary Jockrock which takes place in Glasgow on October 20.
The fortunes of Fife’s fishing industry may have fluctuated like the spring tides, and various challenges persist, but the sea continues to provide a living for many, discovers Michael Alexander.
Twenty years after releasing the breakthrough single Nancy Boy, Placebo are returning to Dundee’s Caird Hall on Sunday October 8. Here bassist Stefan Olsdal tells Michael Alexander why he is hoping for a ‘pseudo-religious experience’ in a city that 'infiltrates' the band's lives.
Twenty six years after the end of the Cold War, volunteers from Dundee and beyond are working to protect a relic from the past that’s closer to home than many people might think. Michael Alexander went underground to find out more.
As hundreds of people sign petitions objecting to the appointment of pro-Union broadcaster Neil Oliver as president of the National Trust for Scotland - and others defend his apolitical role - Michael Alexander dug into the furore.
Ahead of a seminar he is giving at Dundee University, world-renowned psychologist Professor Rory O'Connor tells Michael Alexander why greater awareness is needed about suicide and how it can be prevented.
Michael Alexander speaks to some of the volunteer youth workers giving up their time to help youngsters in Tayside and Fife communities and hears about some of the challenges to face following recent adverse publicity.
Portland-based songwriter John Craigie has announced a UK tour following the release of his new record No Rain, No Rose earlier in the year; including a show at Clarks On Lindsay Street in Dundee on Thursday.
The Magic of Motown comes to Fife with a show that celebrates the sounds of a generation.