Young Fathers discuss Trainspotting 2 track

Young Fathers discuss Trainspotting 2 track

Edinburgh’s Young Fathers have revealed how they came to write the Trainspotting 2 soundtrack song Only God Knows. The Mercury Prize-winning trio’s track for Danny Boyle’s sequel lends itself to the emotional climax and ending of the film. 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 on to win the…

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Interview: Charlie Cooper, Ace Elementary

Interview: Charlie Cooper, Ace Elementary

A band from over here who sound a lot like they come from over there – Edinburgh’s Ace Elementary have a lot of similarities with American indie-rock bands of the mid-1990s. Scuzzy, lo-fi, and devilishly loud, the four-piece make a rare appearance at Sneaky Pete’s tonight alongside Thirty Three Connection and Exmagician. Access All Areas caught up with Ace guitarist-vocalist Charlie Cooper. Who are Ace Elementary, and how did you all come together?  “Our current…

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