Scotland's own "American rockers" Kassidy are back at one of their favourite Scottish gigs next week. Riding high on the wave of great reviews for the debut album Hope Street, the alt-country rockers come to The Doghouse on Tuesday, April 12.
There was one main reason for travelling to Edinburgh's Usher Hall on Friday to hear the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (RSNO), but there were two reasons for leaving completely fulfilled, writes Garry Fraser.
A bunch of Welsh nutters, possibly up to nine of them, are heading our way tonight in the eccentric form of Goldie Lookin' Chain.
Looking like something out of West Coast America, they've been described as the successors to the Kings of Leon throne. And with five-star reviews flying in for their debut album Hope Street, Glasgow's Kassidy look increasingly like the "Next Big Thing".
Dundee's HMV store in the Murraygate was mobbed by adoring fans of The View on Friday night when the band played an acoustic set to celebrate their new album.
The benefits of music tuition for youngsters run far deeper than merely learning to play an instrument and should be protected at all costs, according to a teacher and noted conductor.
The Auld Alliance between Scotland and France is alive and kicking as the Royal Scottish National Orchestra announce their programme for season 2011-12.
Calling all fans of the Fab Four! It's been a few months in the planning, but Rocktalk can finally reveal that Scotland's first-ever annual Beatles convention and the only one in the UK outside of Liverpool is being held in Dundee.
Young Scottish singer Emma Gillespie comes to Duke's Corner on Tuesday.
The Wombats are back, loud and kicking, with a brand-new single Jump Into The Fog already giving them another top-40 hit in January.