Forth Bridges Festival – Bwani Junction up close and personal with the Forth Road Bridge

  Bwani Junction have scaled the heights of the Forth Road Bridge for a final sound check before playing the finale of the Forth Bridges Festival this Saturday. The finale, which brings to a close the 10-day Forth Bridges Festival – a key part of the Homecoming Scotland 2014 calendar – will include music from the local band playing alongside More...

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By Reader On Monday, September 8th, 2014
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Edinburgh’s Jazz Bar this September

London-based drummer Ollie Howell, who brings his acclaimed quintet to Edinburgh’s Jazz Bar on September 21, has some high profile admirers. Howell “floored” Quincy Jones, the legendary film soundtrack composer More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
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RSNO announce sponsorship deal

Ahead of the RSNO’s 2014/15 season it has been announced that they have been able to secure some funding for their concert series in Glasgow’s Kelvingrove Art Gallery. Brewin Dolphin has agreed to support More...

By Mike Smith On Saturday, August 23rd, 2014
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Stick Another Record On

One of the signs of modern living was brought home to me on Father’s Day a few weeks ago. My daughter Laura kindly bought me an ITunes music voucher with which I can download music off the internet. Grateful More...

By Kevin Harris On Thursday, August 14th, 2014
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Scottish band Kitch return from Kendal Calling to release an EP

Despite being compared to Scottish legends The Jesus and Mary Chain and The Pastels, Kitch remain self-effacing and modest about their unfathomable sound. Kitch were invited by the legendary Tim Burgess to play More...

By Kieran Scott On Tuesday, August 12th, 2014
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REVIEW – Twin Atlantic at Liquid Room

Photo by Craig Mitchell Ever since 2008, the Glaswegian outfit have been on an impressive trajectory supporting the likes of Blink-182 and My Chemical Romance; while even being personally sought out and invited More...

By Rosemary Kaye On Thursday, July 10th, 2014
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Are you under 21 and want to start a band?

Then read this! The Collective Gallery and artist/musician Ross Sinclair are giving away enough instruments to start FIVE bands in Edinburgh this summer.  Ross has been a leading figure in the collaboration between More...

By David Kettle On Wednesday, June 18th, 2014
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Novice Edinburgh conductor leads the RSNO

It was never going to be an ordinary concert. Tuesday’s early-evening performance from the Royal Scottish National Orchestra (or, strictly speaking, a larger-than-normal band expanded with quite a few unfamiliar More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, June 9th, 2014
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Music – Wozniak release EP today

Edinburgh’s Wozniak have taken inspiration from all over the world to craft their new EP, Pikes Peak which is released today. Available from Morningside Young Team Records on CD and download, the EP is named More...

By Douglas Greenwood On Tuesday, May 27th, 2014
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Radio 1′s Big Weekend – Saturday sets

Lorde serenades the crowd during her encore Glasgow has forever been hailed the home of proud Scottish behaviour. Rowdy, good fun and filled with camaraderie, it only seemed natural that Europe’s biggest free More...