Brijs has reworked Jai Paul track, Jasmine, making our feet want to hit the dancefloor. Out on 16th March it has already had some attention and will no doubt heighten anticipation for the artist’s work later in the year.
Brijs spoke with The Fountain about his influences, and his favourite gig to date.
Danielle Rowley MP: Being the first woman to represent Midlothian is quite a big thing and I wanted to do something
In 2017 Danielle Rowley was elected as the first woman MP of Midlothian, and the youngest Labour MP in Parliament. To celebrate, she is hosting a Women’s Conference at Edinburgh College’s Midlothian Campus in Eskbank on 19 May 2018, which will broadly cover issues affecting women, as well as celebrating what has been achieved by the great women of Midlothian.
Danielle Rowley MP spoke with The Fountain about what inspired her to mark her time in her elected seat with this conference, what we can look forward to and what provisions are in place to ensure that all can go.
Released on 27th April is the new EP from Conor Heafey, Just One Step Behind, and we can doubt expect more DIY bedroom pop from the Glasgow musician.
Conor spoke with The Fountain about his history in writing and recording music, as well his favourite show in Vienna.
Babylon is Fallen is the new single from 10 O’Clock Chemical, relevantly about the unveiling of illusion and the birth of scepticism, especially in present society where we coined the term ‘fake news’. Working with Matt Johnson on production and mixed by Adrian Bushby, we should keep an eye out for this band.
The band spoke with The Fountain about their four track EP release later in the year and their live streamed gig.Read More
Graham McCusker and Amy Webber, otherwise KAZE, are hitting us with their new retro-pop single, Fierce, which will also come with a mini-tour that includes Manchester, Edinburgh and Glasgow.
The band spoke with The Fountain about Graham’s past as head chorister at Paisley Abbey as well their gig with Janice Forsythe at the Spree Festival.Read More
With a list of dates in April that Columbia Mills are playing across the UK including Glasgow’s King Tuts and a May release for their debut album, A Safe Distance To Watch, there are many reasons to keep an eye on this Irish band.
Fiachra Treacy, vocalist, spoke to The Fountain about working with Rob Kirwan, getting everything in place for this release and their favourite gig in Dublin.
London’s Dead Man’s Knee have released their hedonistic debut single, Pleasure, and have much afoot for the rest of the year with another single and eventually an EP.
They spoke with The Fountain about their 2018 plans, their favourite gig with Michael Jablonka and their musical influences.
Co-curated by Laura Dickens and Chloe Juno, the director of Dispossession and Sleaford Mod documentary, Invisible Britain, Paul Sng, has launched a crowdfunding campaign for a book of forty documentary images, along with forty stories, Invisible Britain: Portraits. Focussing on those that don’t get their stories heard, who are much affected by social issues this is an interesting project from the independent film director.
Paul spoke with The Fountain about the process, the titling behind the publication and his long-term future plans to enable stories from working class backgrounds to emerge and be told.
Meraki Records’ Dead Fiction released new single, No Time, on 30th March, putting out something punky, rocky, “dirty” and are super excited at doing so.
The band spoke with The Fountain about their influences and touring Scotland.
Empress will be taking to the mic at Neu! Reekie!’s April Splash in the Old Dr Bells Baths in Edinburgh on 27th, joining Hannah Peel, William Letford and Speculative Books to collectively offer a great night in books and music, and spoken word. Offering fierce MCing there is much anticipation for Empress’ performance.
Empress spoke to The Fountain about the Scottish hip hop movement, her desire to see Hannah perform as well as her gig on a boat.
Jared Celosse, a new addition to the Olive Grove Records roster, has recently released his debut EP, Four Cold Walls, which will soon be followed up with live gigs, supporting Zoë Bestel at the Hug and Pint in Glasgow and Voodoo Rooms in Edinburgh.
Jared spoke with The Fountain about working with Olive Grove Records, performing with Eugene Kelly (The Vaselines) and eventually getting his work out to the public.
The New Division, alias of John Glenn Kunkel, have just released new wave-synth track, Jealous, and with a new EP out in May, Kunkel has been busy. Fader will indulge with electronic soundscapes and atmospheric rhythms.
John spoke with The Fountain about where the name originated from, even though he has previously performed with Peter Hook in the past.
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