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Music

Meow Meow and Hebrides Ensemble join forces for Restless Love

This autumn, post-postmodern cabaret star Meow Meow will be joining Hebrides Ensemble, one of the UK's foremost chamber music groups, for the upcoming production of Restless Love - a new adaption of Reinbert de Leeuw's Im wunderschonen Monat Mai. Audiences can expect big glamour, big music and an even bigger (...)

Talisk: 'We hope that WOMEX gets how progressive the music in Scotland is'

Multi award-winning Glasgow-based trio Talisk have been selected to perform in the official programme at WOMEX 17 World Music Expo in the UNESCO City of Music Katowice, Poland. We spoke to the band ahead of their performance to find out how it feels to be selected, what they're hoping to take away from (...)

Microscopic Dances: Drake Music Scotland's Digital Orchestra premiere bold new work

Microscopic Dances is a collaboration between Drake Music Scotland, the National Youth Orchestras of Scotland (NYOS) and the Scottish composer Oliver Searle. Drake Music Scotland’s renowned Digital Orchestra is an ensemble of young disabled musicians, who create and perform a unique new repertoire using digital music technology, controlled by tiny (...)

Women come out swinging at Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival

As the Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival kicks off in venues across the city, we take a look at some of the women who will be getting the audiences swinging this year.

Changing lives through singing

We find out how FDAMH's Freedom of Mind Choir is having a huge impact on adults from Falkirk and the surrounding areas recovering from or living with mental ill-health, as well as reducing stigma and spreading the word about the importance of self-care.

Scotland's music on the world stage

In this article originally published by The Herald on Friday 9 June 2017, our Head of Music Alan Morrison reflects on Scotland's music's place on the global stage...

New musical experiment The Secret North to tour Scotland

Six world-class musicians from Scotland, Northern Ireland and Scandinavia come together in a cross-cultural celebration of new music that bridges the divide between folk, classical, traditional and avant-garde in six new compositions.

Double Scottish success at Prestigious RPS Music Awards

East Neuk Festival and 14-18 Now's co-commission Memorial Ground picked up the Audiences and Engagement award and Lammermuir Festival saw success in the Concert Series and Festivals category at the highly prestigious annual awards ceremony.

Beyond Borders - Apply by 23 February 2017

We take a look at some previous recipients of PRS for Music Foundation Beyond Borders funding to inspire any musicians or organisations thinking of applying for the next round of funding before the deadline of 23 February 2017.

Inkfields in the studio

On the day of releasing his third EP, we speak to singer-songwriter Samuel James-Griffiths about a journey which has taken him around the globe and into the recording studio, as we preview one of his new tracks.