New Town Killers

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Take One Action, Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival and Africa in Motion set for 2010

23 Sep 2010

Festival-ed out post Edinburgh? If you’re a red carpet junkie, worry not, 2010 still has plenty to offer the discerning cineaste. But forget Venice, Toronto and London, what about film festivals a bit closer to home? The Scottish arts calendar is…

Why Fife is celebrating illustrious son Richard Jobson

18 Feb 2010

Here in Scotland, we love a tale of the local boy doing good, and musician-turned-writer and film-maker Richard Jobson has done just that. A former member of punk band, The Skids, Jobson often sets his scene – whether it be his music, photography, film…

Isa & The Filthy Tongues launch new album Dark Passenger

1 Feb 2010

Launching their new double album Dark Passenger with this special gig (and an aftershow party in the Cab’s Speakeasy) of dark pop and yearning scuzz rock. Last seen soundtracking Richard Jobson’s film New Town Killers with their track of the same name…

The Hot 100 2009

18 Dec 2009

Compiled by List staff through a painstaking process of review and debate, the Hot 100 is the comprehensive list of Scottish creative talent, covering both individuals and organisations who’ve made a standout contribution to culture in 2009. This year’s…

Isa & The Filthy Tongues - 'Addiction'

23 Jul 20095 stars

Re-issued from 2006 on the strength of their recent ‘New Town Killers’ single (from Richard Jobson’s film of the same name) Addiction marked/marks the return of Goodbye Mr Mackenzie alumni Martin Metcalfe, Fin Wilson and Derek Kelly. Having seen…

New Town Killers

11 Jun 20093 stars

Richard Jobson’s Edinburgh-set credit crunch thriller is the best film and certainly his most commercial since his impressive 2003 debut 16 Years of Alcohol. As he did with that film, Jobson makes inventive use of the city he calls home, shooting in the…