The Metropolitan Opera in New York may be six hours and thousands of miles away but thanks to the DCA it is readily accessible.
Happy New Year folks, welcome to the first Rocktalk column of 2011 which, if your glass is half-full, should be a great one.
When Jack White chooses Nashville, the home of country music, as the place to set up his Third Man record label, you can be assured that country music is going through something of a pop renaissance.
The traditional Rocktalk top albums of the year are here again with a difference!
It's becoming a bit of a recurring theme, this depressing review of the year lark.
Two iconic Scottish singers are among those to receive awards in the New Year honours list.
The Reading Rooms has an extra-special guest DJ for Hogmanay, in the shape of rockabilly/northern soul legend Keb Darge.
A Perthshire pupil tipped to become Scotland's next big singing sensation nearly missed news of her latest success after her puppy chewed her phone.
The extraordinary efforts of a young Perth singer have ensured there is a musical alternative to the X-Factor winner's warblings or novelty festive number this Christmas.
Dundee-based Calum McCrimmon is a rock legend in piper's clothing.