Music

Revisiting traditional Gaelic song on WHɎTE’s Fairich

We speak to ambient electronic composer and musician Ross Whyte and Gaelic singer-songwriter Alasdair Whyte as they prepare to release their debut album Fairich that fuses traditional Gaelic music with electronica...

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.

Echoes and Traces

Artistic Director Ailie Roberston on the tour of eight new choral works written by eight Scottish composers that will take in some of Scotland's most iconic venues and sites.

Paul McGeechan on Starless

We hear from Paul McGeechan about his lushly orchestrated and beautifully realised album Starless featuring collaborations from Paul Buchanan, Karen Matheson, Julie Fowlis and many more.

The SAY Award Shortlist 2016

Find out the ten albums in the running to pick up the coveted award on Wednesday 29 June 2016 at Paisley Town Hall.

Music Education Matters

Paul Tracey from Enterprise Music Scotland tells us about the leading music-learning conference for practitioners running Friday 20 May at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.

Lights Oot ahead of Music Hall transformation

Aberdeen’s Music Hall is set to undergo a £7million transformation that will breathe new life back into the much-loved venue. Before the doors close for the redevelopment a series of Lights Oot closing events will take place, Aberdeen Performing Arts Chief Executive Jane Spiers tell us more.

Hebrides Ensemble talk touring, livestreaming and collaborating

We chat to CEO Jennifer Martin about what’s in store in 2016 for chamber music collective Hebrides Ensemble.

Gaelictronica and Beyond

From acid croft to Gaelictronica, innovative collaborations between Scottish Gaelic and international musicians are on the rise. Brian Ó hEadhra, Gaelic Arts & Culture Officer at Creative Scotland, takes us on a tour of this exciting musical landscape

In the Undercurrent

We spoke to musician Amy Duncan ahead of the release of her fifth album, Undercurrents.