Bring Me The Horizon announce Edinburgh gig

Bring Me The Horizon announce Edinburgh gig

With their highly-anticipated new album, That’s The Spirit, set for release next week, Sheffield’s Bring Me The Horizon have announced a UK headline tour for November, including a date at Edinburgh’s Corn Exchange. Bring Me The Horizon have had a whirlwind two years, which has seen them play sell-out shows around the world including Wembley Arena, score a Top 3 album, dominate Radio 1’s playlist with 260 plays of Drown alone, and sell over two…

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Five More Edinburgh Bands Everyone Should Know About

Five More Edinburgh Bands Everyone Should Know About

A few weeks back, we featured five Edinburgh bands everyone should know about, with the aim of flagging up a few of the local acts who we believe to be worthy of your attention. As recently as a few year’s back, Scotland’s Capital was considered the poor cousin of Glasgow when it came to producing quality bands – but that’s no longer the case. Indeed, after a long, long wait, Edinburgh’s music scene is now…

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Interview – The Valkarys

Interview – The Valkarys

Formed in 2006, Edinburgh’s The Valkarys are a garage/psyche outfit led by Scott Dunlop. The band announced itself with the release of their excellent single, Candy Girl, which earned them airplay on radio stations across the UK. After moving to London, the Valks released their self-titled debut LP, The Average Can Blind You To The Excellent. The album was well received by fans and critics alike, and tracks from the release were played by The Libertines’ Carl Barat…

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Young Fathers tipped as future headliners

Young Fathers tipped as future headliners

Reading and Leeds festival organiser Melvin Benn has tipped Edinburgh band Young Fathers as future headliners. Topping the bill this year were Mumford & Sons, The Libertines and Metallica, and Benn is convinced Young Fathers can follow in their footsteps – if they want to. Often described as a hip-hop trio but impossible to pigeonhole, Young Fathers were formed in the Capital in 2008 by Liberian-born Alloysious Massaquoi, Nigerian Kayus Bankole and Scot Graham “G” Hastings, and went…

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Kirsten Adamson’s AAA Edinburgh

Kirsten Adamson’s AAA Edinburgh

Kirsten Adamson is the daughter of the late Stuart Adamson, who co-founded punk band the Skids in Dunfermline and went on to enjoy global success with Big Country in the 1980s. Having followed in her father’s footsteps, Kirsten has been in several bands over the years, most notably country rock outfit The Gillyflowers. She recently released her debut album, which she says is “poppy with a darker side”. Most memorable Capital event? I guess it has to…

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Review: All Time Low – Edinburgh Corn Exchange

Review: All Time Low – Edinburgh Corn Exchange

When a band that’s been loitering on the brink of mainstream superstardom for years starts to headline venues like Wembley Arena and The Hydro, it’s difficult not to question whether they’ll still be able to captivate an audience in a venue as small as the Edinburgh Corn Exchange. But All Time Low have never been a band to shy away from a challenge and their stubborn refusal to mess with the brazen formula that made…

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Fringe: Fernando Maria (Matematicas de lo Jondo) interview

Fringe: Fernando Maria (Matematicas de lo Jondo) interview

The renowned Charo Cala Flamenco Company use the language of flamenco dance and music to interpret the elemental and mystical themes of the film in Matematicas de lo Jondo. It features music by highly-respected Seville guitarist and composer Fernando María, with original lyrics/words by contemporary Andalusian poets. AAA caught up with Fernando earlier this week for a chat. How has your Fringe been so far? Mostly it has been really good. There is so much on…

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Fringe: Jon Cozart interview

Fringe: Jon Cozart interview

YouTube sensation Jon Cozart reached the impressive milestone of three million subscribers to his channel whilst wowing audiences at his Fringe show, Laughter Ever After, which has proved a hit with festival goers since opening in Edinburgh this month. AAA caught up with Jon earlier this week for a chat. How has your Fringe been so far? It’s been an amazing few weeks. I’ve met tons of new people and I’m really soaking up the city and the…

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Fringe: Jon Cozart hits the three million mark

Fringe: Jon Cozart hits the three million mark

YouTube sensation Jon Cozart has hit three million subscribers to his channel whilst wowing audiences at his Fringe show. Fringe With Benefits Productions are delighted to be producing this exciting show, Laughter Ever After, which has proved a hit with festival goers since opening in Edinburgh this month. Cozart made his name through his online videos that have gone viral and are a hit with viewers around the world.  His first hit was Harry Potter In 99 Seconds…

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Fringe preview: Oh Là Là

Fringe preview: Oh Là Là

Fantastique and féline, Parisian cabaret star Isabelle Georges returns to the Fringe this year with her trademark soaring vocals, theatrical delivery and a stunning five-piece band. AAA caught up with the chanteuse for a chat. How has your Fringe been so far? Exciting, challenging, very inspiring! A feast for the eyes, the ears… and the stomach :o) Tell me a bit about the show you’re in? My show is called Oh Là Là! I chose this…

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