Ahead of the release of his second album, The Curious Hand, next month, Irish alt-folk and electronica alchemist Seamus Fogarty spoke with The Fountain. His first since being signed to Domino and follow-up to God Damn You Mountain, there has been much anticipation for this new record.Read More
Sophie Snell’s had quite the summer with a Bath Novel Award and more recently the York Festival of Writing Friday Night Live Award with her story, The Pear Drum.
With such accolades under her belt, Sophie spoke to The Fountain about York’s Festival of Writing, how setting is key to this novel and her transition from management consultant to novelist.
With a new album release on the cards with a list of tour dates, Collar Up’s Stephen McLaren has much to offer in the coming months.
Stephen spoke with The Fountain about the Edinburgh music scene, what it’s like to transition from being in a band to a solo artist and where we are likely to see him play in the forthcoming future.
Blancmange are hitting Glasgow and Edinburgh, whilst on tour in October with both dates at Audio and La Belle Angele, promoting new album, Unfurnished Rooms, which is released on 29th September.Read More
Synth-pop stalwarts, OMD (Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark) return with a new release, impressively thirteenth at that. The Punishment of Luxury showcases their influences, whilst combining their nostalgic lyrics with an underscore of Kraftwerk. This follow up to the critically acclaimed English Electric, which was released four years ago, The Punishment Of Luxury is a compilation of stylised synth-pop fused with romanticised, nostalgic lyrics of decades past.Read More
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