Jason Singh, international beatboxer, was highly impressive as he demonstrated his skills as a one man cinematic score for John Grierson’s 1929 debut documentary, Drifters. As part of a tour along the North Sea, A Kind of Seeing (AKA Shona Thomson) and LeithLate took this ‘trawler’ film to Destiny Church in Leith, which used to be a cinema in the 1920s.Read More
“I want this to be a poetry book for people that don’t normally read poetry.”
That’s how Michael Pedersen described his new collection in a conversation with The Fountain. Created in collaboration with Frightened Rabbit’s lead singer Scott Hutchison, Oyster is Pedersen’s second publication with Polygon Books, a tragic yet playful collection of poetry and illustrations.
Celebrating the birth and existence of Liverpool based Modern Sky UK, they have launched a 10” vinyl sampler, giving a brief showcase of their eclectic roster. This will be the premiere offering, opening the doors for a string of ferociously northern signings. The release follows an exciting beginning to 2017 for the Liverpool based independent record label that has a growing list of art-driven artists.Read More
Carla Lippis is taking her show, Cast a Dark Shadow, to Edinburgh Playhouse this Fringe, deconstructing rock ‘n’ roll into a much more intimate cabaret format. Juxtaposing the vintage with the modern, this is set to be an intriguing addition to the programme for 2017.Read More
Star of BBC’s Scot Squad and award-winning comedian, Chris Forbes returns to Edinburgh with an electrifying hour of stand-up, songs and sketches.
The Fountain spoke with Chris about his 2017 Fringe show at the Gilded Balloon, Unquiet Mind, what got him into comedy and his propelled police-acting career.
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