Five things you need to know about Regina Spektor
4 Mins
David Pollock on the eccentric pop songstress we all know (but don’t know we do), Regina Spektor . 1. You might know her music from somewhere you can’t quite place If you do, there’s a decent chance it’s from the opening credits of Orange is the New Black , the series about female convicts which her Grammy-nominated track You’ve Got Time has soundtracked since it began in 2013 (the opening...
regina spektor / music / songwriter
Nasty P's Edinburgh
4 Mins
The hip hop DJ/Producer, Nasty P, on making music and skating up a storm in the capital... You were born and bred in Edinburgh. Have you always loved it? Once I’d travelled, I learned to...
Nasty P / music / Edinburgh
Behind the scenes with PJ Harvey
1 Min
Double Mercury Award-winning diva PJ Harvey is bringing her music material new and old to the Edinburgh Playhouse on 07 and 08 August as part of the Edinburgh International Festival . With...
PJ Harvey / music / The Playhouse
Five things you need to know about The National
5 Mins
David Pollock on the band the world can’t get enough of right now - The National . 1. Their new album is one of the year’s most anticipated When news dropped in May that The National’s new...
the national / indie / music
Pick up a Picnic at the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert
2 Mins
On Monday 28 August, the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert will bring the Edinburgh International Festival to a spectacular conclusion, when over 400,000 fireworks are launched from Edinburgh’...
Virgin Money Fireworks Concert / Picnic / Edinburgh International Festival
Music and cocktails at The Balmoral
< 1 Min
Get yourself along to one of the new music and cocktail evenings at The Balmoral ’s Palm Court. The famous afternoon tea spot is opening its doors after dark for Spring Sessions, by Ruinart...
The Balmoral / jazz / Cocktails
The art of food and music with Speech Debelle
2 Mins
We caught up with hip hop artist and foodie Speech Debelle ahead of her gig at Edinburgh’s Voodoo Rooms ... Since winning the Mercury Music Prize, Speech Debelle has discovered a second...
Speech Debelle / Hip hop / interview
Five things you need to know about Stormzy
5 Mins
David Pollock on why grime artist, Stormzy , is the most talked about man in music . 1. He’s the future of grime Or a big part of its future, at least. We’re in the midst of a revival of...
stormzy / grime / music