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An Interview With: Kyle Falconer – Starting Afresh


The View frontman is looking to reinvent himself as a “nice guy”

SINCE his explosion onto the music scene as the lead singer of Dundee indie rockers The View in 2007, Kyle Falconer has endured a reputation as somewhat of a bad boy.

Now, 10 years on, Falconer is a father and starting anew with a solo project. He explains he is ready to shake off the shackles of his past. Continue reading An Interview With: Kyle Falconer – Starting Afresh

An Interview With: Soldier On – Pick It Up And Start Again


Soldier On are ready for another crack at the big time with their latest run of singles

SAUNTERING into a city centre hotel to meet Soldier On frontman Jordan Bastock I’m late and quickly scan the bar for the man known to some as Johnny Yen. Soon I spot him bouncing about on a plush red sofa, coffee in hand, sharply dressed and seemingly eager to get his even sharper tongue wagging.

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An Interview With: John Hassall – Libertines bassist takes centre stage


John Hassall & The April Rainers will hit Scotland for gigs in May

ASKED about the spirit of John Hassall & The April Rainers, frontman and Libertines bassist Hassall describes them as “refugees of love”.

United in Denmark since Hassall moved there nine years ago, one Dane, one Norwegian and another Brit, The April Rainers will treat audiences in Glasgow and Perth to their twee alt-folk sounds over the weekend.

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