Sistema Scotland is a charity on a mission – and it’s coming to Dundee this autumn. Named after the Venezuelan El Sistema orchestra movement, the pioneering charity’s vision is to transform young lives through music.
Shaun Lawrence, the 23-year-old guitarist with Dundee hardcore metal band To Kill Achilles, has just finished a shift on the tills at Tesco in Monifieth, when The Courier catches up with him to talk about the band’s latest single release and their eight date UK tour, which kicks off at Beat Generator in their home city on January 7.
Michael Alexander speaks to several Tayside record shops about a resurgence in music cassette sales. But are 'tapes' a sound idea or simply another passing fad?
A Dundee band could be playing alongside the likes of Noel Gallagher and Catfish and the Bottlemen at a festival in July.
Dundee-raised musician Jan Burnett collects thousands of records, beer mats and music fliers. Michael Alexander spoke to him.
A musician raised in Broughty Ferry has finally been able to afford his own estate after living in his car for eight years.
Reggae pop legends UB40 have been lined up to grace the stage at what is expected to be one of the first open-air gigs at Slessor Gardens on Dundee’s Waterfront.
The legacy of a local music icon was toasted a packed-out event held at Dundee's Marryat Hall.
It is a city where more than a third of its areas are officially among the most deprived in Scotland.
In an exclusive interview during rehearsals in Dundee, The View singer Kyle Falconer tells MICHAEL ALEXANDER why he’s ready to “man up” in his fight against drink and drugs – and admits the band may have found fame too soon.