Following the success of their last EP, Edinburgh’s Mt Doubt have released surprisingly upbeat track, Mouthwash, out on Scottish Fiction Records.
The Fountain spoke with Leo Bargery from the band about the new single, his favourite brand of mouthwash and the one venue he is keen to play.
Sumie Nagano’s new album, Lost in Light, is the first to be released since her self-titled debut back in 2013, and is something of much anticipation. Produced by Filip Leyman and released via Bella Union it will undoubtedly be an exceptional record.Read More
Michael Jablonka is not only Michael Kiwanuka’s guitarist. He’s a Hendrix-inspired musician who has recently released single, Peacefully, out on Lost in the Manor Records.
Embarking on a solo career, The Fountain spoke with Michael about performing with the award-winning Michael Kiwanuka but also transitioning to a different mode, playing as Michael Jablonka and the different energies that comes with that.
Johanna Flanagan has an exhibition of work in the Tighnabruaich Gallery titled The Book of Secrets, which will be there for the duration of October.
Known to many as The Pale Rook, Johanna is a textile artist fascinated with dolls and storytelling, which heavily comes across in her pieces, and she spoke with The Fountain about her processes, her intuitive practice, the inspiration behind the name and other projects brewing alongside this stunning exhibition
GUN have gone back to their rocker roots with seventh studio album, Favourite Pleasures, which is out now, with acclaim and much approval from their fans.
Showcasing tracks from the album in three live dates in December, Dante Gizzi from the band spoke to The Fountain about new guitarist, Tommy Gentry, his favourite pleasures in life and playing the Barrowlands later in the year.
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
Meadowlark embark on a UK-wide headline tour later this month, which sees them at Glasgow’s Record Factory on October 6th, culminating in a homecoming show at Bristol’s iconic Louisiana venue on 13th October.Read More
Kaite Welsh is the author of The Wages of Sin (2017, Tinder Press), a historical crime novel following the exploits of Sarah Gilchrist, a medical student with a murky past. When Sarah believes one of her patients, a prostitute, has been murdered, she knows she is the only one willing to discover the killer. She must navigate the highest echelons of Edinburgh society and the depths of its slums, facing mockery, violence and misogyny along the way, before she can solve the crime.Read More
Spear of Destiny’s Kirk Brandon is set to play a gig in East Kilbride’s Village Inn, playing with cellist Sam Sansbury.
The Fountain spoke with Kirk about his West coast concert, his vast history in the music scene and the differences between playing solo and as part of a band.Read More
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