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  • Mogwai star at the Last Big Weekend

    28 Aug 2014 - Evening Times [ news ]

    The group are currently enjoying a terrific year that saw eighth album Rave Tapes crack the Top 10 in the charts, and they'll headline the East End Social's Last Big Weekend this Saturday in Richmond Park.

  • Manufacturers are struggling to keep up with the resurgence in vinyl records

    27 Aug 2014 - ALEX LAWSON - Independent [ news ]

    The crackle of a vinyl revival has been getting louder this year as dropping the needle on a record becomes ever more in vogue.

  • Lord of the Rings is top film theme tune

    26 Aug 2014 - Evening Times [ news ]

    Howard Shore's score saw off challenges from John Williams' Star Wars theme and Hans Zimmer's work on Gladiator to take top spot for the fifth year running.

  • Singer Jo set for Gartnavel festival

    26 Aug 2014 - Evening Times [ news ]

    The free event on Saturday, on the green site at Gartnavel, aims to ensure activities like music and comedy can be provided for people using mental health services at the hospital.

  • Catriona McKay & Chris Stout Seavaigers (MSM)

    24 Aug 2014 - Herald [ news ]

    In their duo performances, Dundee-born harper Catriona McKay and Shetland fiddler Chris Stout almost routinely take traditional music into the realms of high art as each inspires the other into spontaneous dicing with danger while remaining aware of the value of great melodies.


    22 Aug 2014 - PRS for Music Members' Magazine [ feature ]

    Composer John McLeod has been one of the most dominant forces in contemporary classical music over recent years.

  • Musical for charity

    22 Aug 2014 - Evening Times [ news ]

    Your Disco Needs You: The Musical runs at the Mitchell Theatre from October 24-26.

  • Online music videos get age ratings

    20 Aug 2014 - Chi Chi Izundu - BBC News [ news ]

    The Prime Minister has announced a pilot scheme to put age ratings on online music videos.

  • Kishi lines up Glasgow show

    20 Aug 2014 - Evening Times [ news ]

    But the solo project of violinist, songwriter and producer Kaoru Ishibashi is one of the biggest names in orchestral pop.

  • Folk line-up gets award

    19 Aug 2014 - Evening Times [ news ]

    Hands Up for Trad presented the group with an Ignition award for "pushing the bondaries" of folk music.

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