Longlisted for the Guardian First Book Award, Mrs Engels by Gavin McCrea enlivens a piece of history that few are aware of, looking at the relationship between Frederick Engels and a poor worker from the Irish slums by the name of Lizzie Burns.Read More
Scottish indie band Dante have released new track, Rose, from forthcoming second album, which has been produced by Frightened Rabbit’s Andy Monaghan. Playing November gigs in Inverness, Elgin and Dundee, we recommend that you check this band out.
Seán McLaughlin, vocalist for the band spoke with The Fountain about working with Andy, their influences surrounding this track and the Hebridean Celtic Festival.Read More
Photographer and outdoors man, Colin Prior, is presenting at the Thomas Coats Memorial Church in Paisley, discussing his four year project The Living Mountain, which is obviously influenced by Nan Shepherd’s iconic title but looks at his time in not only the Scottish mountains but also a range of mountains in Pakistan.Read More
Emily plays Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh on December 16th whilst touring her latest release Sweet Kind Of Blue. She has penned and performed theme songs for BAFTA and Ivor Novello winning television dramas Wallander (starring Kenneth Branagh) and The Shadow Line as well as an entire musical score for the poignant and well-received 2015 road movie, Hector, starring Peter Mullan.
The Fountain spoke with Emily about her upcoming Edinburgh gig and her musical inspirations whilst also elaborating on the Wallander gig.Read More
A Chinese band to make a break in the West, Re-TROS released their album last month and are promoting the record with a tour supporting Depeche Mode. Hitting Glasgow at the Garage on 16th November it will surely be a well-attended gig.
Dong Hua from the band took time out from his hectic schedule to chat to The Fountain about playing with Depeche Mode, their inspiration behind Before The Applause and the Chinese music scene.Read More
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