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Music

Thank You Scotland: Live Music Now Scotland

Hear from Musician Rachel Spencer about the impact Live Music Now Scotland has on the groups of people it works with thanks to National Lottery arts funding.

Thank You Scotland: Room To Play

Hear from musician Marianne about what it meant to be a part of Tinderbox's Room To Play and why funding for arts projects is so important.

A String Quartet with a difference

Red Note Ensemble are working with composer, writer and visual artist François Sarhan to make a new work for string quartet with a difference - François is inventing new instruments for the performers to play.

Thank You Scotland: RM Hubbert

In the first of a series of short films commissioned by the National Lottery to highlight the depth and breadth of arts funding in Scotland, 2013 SAY Award winner RM Hubbert talks about his latest album 'Telling The Trees'.

Live in session at SXSW 2015

Photographer Drew Farrell captured some of this year's Showcasing Scotland acts live in session at the festival.

Learning from the Professionals: the Musicplus+ Mentoring Scheme

Musicplus+ is a mentoring scheme run by the Scottish Music Centre, supported by Creative Scotland’s Youth Music Initiative and The Robertson Trust.

20th-Century Perspectives: City Spaces & Strings: Scottish Ensemble

In September 2014, Scottish Ensemble joined forces with internationally renowned visual artist Toby Paterson to present an ambitious cross-artform collaboration connecting 20th-century music and architecture with art.

Mike Vass: following in the wake of Neil Gunn

Scottish composer and multi-instrumentalist Mike Vass is set to release his new album next month inspired by the writing of Neil Gunn and his own sailing adventure around Scotland's west coast...

Pathhead Music Collective -Year in Review for 2014

Pathhead Music Collective present all of the events in a film covering the period of winning the Creative Place award in January 2013 through to the final June Concert in 2014.

The Skinny at SXSW 2014

The Skinny magazine presents exclusive footage from Showcasing Scotland at Latitude 30 on 14 March and Okayplayer Africa's 15th Anniversary party at The Bungalow on 15 March, both played as part of SXSW 2014.