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John Rush

life under lockdown (10 Qs with Betty Mayonnaise)

John Rush has been bubbling under for a while now, with last album ‘Under the Apple Tree’. He is now promoting his next single ‘Sister”, released on June 29th. 1. So the inevitable first question – how are you doing under lockdown? Highlights and lowlights… I’m doin’ as well as can be, I’m healthy, that’s […]

Ivor Cutler’s Y’Hup

Setting sail (with Citizen Bravo)

In a wintry January what better time to get away from it all, to the lush paradise isle of Y’Hup – even if it is an imaginary place conjured up by music.

Salt House

Loving the island life (with Jenny Sturgeon)

For most people, ‘social isolation’ will be tricky – especially the culture shock if going from the daily buzz of a city commute.

Ged Grimes

Gaelic games (and soundtrack songs)

Once famous for its three Js – jam, jute and journalism – the city by the Tay is now known for a couple of Ds – digital and design.

Vulture Party

Cause for celebration (with Dickson Telfer)

There’s not much to laugh about at the moment, but Dickson Telfer can still take a joke.

Colonel Mustard

Late Late Show (with John McMustard)

Col. Mustard and the Dijon 5 may be the Hardest Working Act in Showbiz.

The Valves

No pressure for Edinburgh punks' return (with Gordon Scott)

‘Punk’s not dead’ goes the old cliche, and The Valves are the latest act to be resurrected.

Spinning Coin

a long distance relationship (with Jack Mellin)

For bands from a certain era, musical reunions seem to be all the rage.

Close Lobsters

Politically correct (with Andrew Burnett)

It’s not every day you get to speak to a living legend. Although Andrew Burnett takes that accolade with a pinch of salt.

Pictish Trail

Thumbs up for going to work on Eigg (with Johnny Lynch)

Johnny Lynch apologies for his being slow to answer my phone call. “I’m just up!”