We invited Tenement TV’s Nadine Walker, Podcart and Scotsman blogger Halina Rifai and radio presenter/columnist Jim Gellatly on to our panel to choose our top 20 albums of 2015.
An aficionado of all African-American art forms, Griogair is influenced by both traditional Gaelic poets and New York emcees. It was only two years ago that he decided to conjoin the two styles.
FEDERATION of the Disco Pimp solidified their place as Scotland’s premier funk band after a triumphant performance at the Glasgow Jazz Festival last Saturday.
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GLASGOW played host to its very own punk festival at Audio a fortnight ago. The second annual Strugglefest, org- anised by DIY record label Struggletown Records, was an all-day event featuring punk, hardcore and emo bands from all over the UK.
EARLIER this year, in an interview with student magazine qmunicate, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon was asked the question on everyone’s lips: what was her opinion on the state of Scottish hip hop? Sturgeon admitted that she wasn’t “up to date”, but added that she loved Stanley Odd’s track Son, I Voted Yes.
WHILE tens of thousands descended on Strathallan Castle for T in the Park, a sizeable minority decided to head in a different direction last weekend. The Loch Lomond Boat Party sold out last Saturday, proving to be a resounding success in spite of the miserable Scottish weather.
SCOTLAND’S only annual music-business convention, Wide Days, has announced that it will return to Edinburgh on April 22-23. The convention will feature a variety of artist showcases, Ted-style lectures and networking activities over the course of the two days.
THE nominees have been announced for the sixth Scottish Alternative Music Awards on October 8, celebrating a diverse music scene that has produced 42 candidates over seven categories.
THE term “underground music” tends to conjure up particular images for some people – grey, moody and counter-culture. Frank Zappa preferred to define it by suggesting that “the mainstream comes to you, but you have to go to the underground.”