Kirsten Adamson to launch debut album at Cab Vol

Kirsten Adamson to launch debut album at Cab Vol

Singer-songwriter Kirsten Adamson is set to launch her debut solo album at Edinburgh’s Cabaret Voltaire on Friday, November 6. The daughter of the late Big Country legend Stuart Adamson told the Dunfermline Press that her album draws on influences from her childhood. “I feel like this album is an exciting introduction to where I’m coming from creatively,” she said. “Sonically, a lot of it is drawn from influences from early childhood. “This was not an intention, but…

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Honeyblood singer joins BTBW panel

Honeyblood singer joins BTBW panel

Stina Tweeddale, frontwoman of Edinburgh/Glasgow noise-pop duo Honeyblood, is set to join next week’s Born To Be Wide discussion ‘creating the perfect music city.’ She will join Unique Events founder Pete Irvine, Edinburgh UNESCO City of Literature Trust director Ali Bowden and Newcastle University’s Adam Behrv for the evening at the Electric Circus on Thursday, November 5 With a focus on the Capital, it will explore ideas about how to build and nurture artistic and business talent and will…

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Gabrielle Aplin to visit Liquid Room

Gabrielle Aplin to visit Liquid Room

Hot pop property Gabrielle Aplin, whose second album Light Up The Dark is currently riding high in the charts, has announced a UK tour next year – which includes a stop off at Edinburgh’s Liquid Room on Monday, February 1. The 22-year-old, who initially shot to fame covering other artists on her YouTube channel and became a household name when her rendition of Frankie Goes To Hollywood’s hit The Power Of Love was used on John…

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Elle Exxe to launch new EP in Edinburgh

Elle Exxe to launch new EP in Edinburgh

Edinburgh-born electro-clash queen-in-waiting Elle Exxe is set to bring her perfect pop home to Sneaky Pete’s on Tuesday, November 17. Recently described as, “a noisy brash Charli XCX-style toys out the pram pop strop”, her music is an electronically-driven and often psychedelic form of pop music – one critic even likened it to ‘viewing pop art on acid’. Returning from making huge strides in the London music scene, Elle Exxe played an explosive headline set at KOKO and…

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Scottish band release charity single in a tribute to U2

Scottish band release charity single in a tribute to U2

A Scottish band hope to raise cash for a charity in a labour of love tribute to U2. Independent rockers December claim they owe their passion for music and performing to the work of the Irish super group. The song also highlights the contribution of Ali Hewson (nee Stewart), who is married to U2 front man, Bono. The track, Alison Stewart, was penned after the band split up from their previous identity [The Janes] and their record…

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Suicide Squad fans get first look at Jared Leto’s Joker

Suicide Squad fans get first look at Jared Leto’s Joker

Comic book fans got a first full look at Jared Leto’s Joker from next year’s much-anticipated Suicide Squad movie after Empire magazine revealed what he looks like. The actor/singer graces the cover of the new issue of Empire, which hits newsstands on October 29. Heath Ledger’s universally-praised portrayal of the Joker in 2008’s The Dark Knight was always going to be a hard act to follow – and Leto admitted that he had difficulty playing the comic book…

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Judith Owen to join Nell Bryden at Edinburgh gig

Judith Owen to join Nell Bryden at Edinburgh gig

Following the release of eighth album Ebb & Flow, the completion of her own headline European tour and supporting the legendary Bryan Ferry on his latest UK tour, Judith Owen will be now joining Nell Bryden on her November 2015 UK Tour – which includes a stop off at Edinburgh’s The Caves on Wednesday, November 4. Owen will be accompanied by legendary musician Leland Sklar, who has played on many of the landmark albums from…

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Britpop legends Suede return to Scotland

Britpop legends Suede return to Scotland

Britpop legends Suede return to Scotland on February 8 for an exclusive performance at The Royal Concert Hall in Glasgow to coincide with their new album and feature film Night Thoughts, released on January 22. A unique experience where Suede will perform the Night Thoughts in full, using the film as a backdrop during the first half before moving on to a traditional set. Fronted by Brett Anderson, the band made a name for themselves in the early nineties…

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The Cat Empire announce Edinburgh gig

The Cat Empire announce Edinburgh gig

Australia’s ska and jazz heroes The Cat Empire have announced a 12-date UK tour for 2016 – including a visit to Edinburgh’s Queen’s Hall on Saturday, April 9. The band have had a lot to celebrate recently, playing a sold out show at London’s prestigious Royal Albert Hall in June and their single ‘Que Sera Ahora’ going straight on the BBC Radio 2 playlist . Their latest tour includes a few extra cities being added to…

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Joe Jackson announces Edinburgh gig

Joe Jackson announces Edinburgh gig

Hot on the heels of his recent studio album, Fast Forward, Grammy-award winning songwriter Joe Jackson has announced a 2016 European Tour – which comes to Edinburgh’s Queen’s Hall on February 7. “There’s only one thing an artist loves more than applause, and that’s applause for a new project,” Jackson confessed after a huge ovation from the crowd at New York’s Town Hall for his latest album. “We’re just whores, basically.” Fast Forward is the…

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