REVIEW – The Coronas at Liquid Room

The Coronas’ UK tour is a mere footnote compared to the massive shows they have previous played in their native Ireland. The band have headlined 3 Arena and the Royal Hospital, Kilmainham, playing to over 10,000 fans at each event. It really is a stark comparison with Liquid Room only holding 650 people, where The Coronas struggled to sell out. Outside More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, March 26th, 2015
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Masterclass today at the Reid Concert Hall

There will be a masterclass today from 11:00 – 13:00 at Reid Concert Hall, Bristo Square, Edinburgh by Susan Tomes who is a pianist and writer. She is renowned as a soloist and as a chamber musician, and is More...

By Mike Smith On Monday, March 23rd, 2015
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Paul Weller: The Modfather Still Does Something To Me

As a long-time fan of Paul Weller, from the angry young man days of The Jam in the late 1970s, to the style-changing Style Council to the power of his solo career, I was eagerly looking forward to the Modfather More...

By Kieran Scott On Friday, March 20th, 2015
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The Edinburgh Reporter in conversation with Young Kato

Young Kato are the ultimate six-piece that notch up hard-hitting melodies incorporated into their list of convincing indie anthems. After coming together as a band in 2011, the band have worked their fingers to More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, March 16th, 2015
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The WS Orchestra to stage a first this week

The WS Orchestra presents THE GREAT WAR – A COMMEMORATION IN WORDS AND MUSIC SPONSORED BY HBJ AND URQUHARTS At the Signet Library, Parliament Square on 19 MARCH 2015 at 7.00PM The event includes a dramatisation More...

By Kieran Scott On Thursday, March 12th, 2015
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The Edinburgh Reporter in conversation with The Handsome Family

You may know them as a multi-genre folk act for their obscure lyrics and admiration for animals; or you may know them because of the True Detective theme song. It’s a question the husband and wife duo clearly More...

By Kieran Scott On Wednesday, March 11th, 2015
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The Edinburgh Reporter in conversation with Gun

Gun were the Scottish glam rock band in the 90s who could have taken over the world. They supported The Rolling Stones on their Urban Jungle stadium tour in Europe, and also had the opportunity to share the stage More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, March 8th, 2015
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Scottish Schools Pipe Band Championships 2015

The world’s largest schools piping competition took place in Edinburgh earlier today involving 400 pupils from across the country. The High School of Glasgow took home the freestyle award with their rendition More...

By Kieran Scott On Sunday, March 8th, 2015
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Interview with Rhodes

Three EPs into his already promising music career, David Rhodes is renowned for his idyllic songs with a mesmerising atmospheric edge. Rhodes has already toured with some huge names in current pop music, boasting More...

By Kieran Scott On Sunday, March 8th, 2015
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The Edinburgh Reporter in conversation with Quiet as a Mouse

Quiet as a Mouse are the latest exciting band from Edinburgh and are almost changing the way indie is defined. Their anthemic-cum-fragile sound draws comparisons to Editors, Nirvana and The Smiths, and the band More...