25 Years of the List

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Human Don’t Be Angry - guitar-based project from ex-Arab Strap mainman

21 Oct 2010

Malcolm Middleton's new project brings out his sensible side

‘I set out with three unbreakable rules,’ states alt.pop saviour Malcolm Middleton. He’s referring to his brand-new solo endeavour Human Don’t Be Angry. ‘Rule one: don’t do interviews. Rule two: act like you know what you’re doing. Rule three: no beer…

The List: 25 Years - A night at the Arches, Glasgow featuring Errors, King Creosote and Come on Gang!

5 Oct 2010

Event celebrates 25th anniversary of The List Magazine

After 25 years of writing about other people's events, we've decided to put on our own... and it's been worth the wait. We're taking over The Arches for one Friday night only, showcasing the best of Scottish culture, including many of favourite bands…

Five things you can do once you are 25

23 Sep 2010

25 years of The List

The final few age-limited hurdles surmounted. Have a drink in Delhi, hire a car abroad, volunteer for the UN, join the Pony Club or join the Indian Merchant Navy. Live life large!

How a bumper programme at the Traverse Theatre in 1985 changed Scottish culture

23 Sep 2010

25 years of The List

1985 was a landmark year for The Traverse theatre. Peter Arnott, Chris Hannan and Jo Clifford recall working there to Mark Fisher

How seven key figures in Scottish culture have fared over 25 years

23 Sep 2010

25 years of The List

Didn't they do well? Scotland has more than its fair share of talent, finds Kirstin Innes, as she chronicles the highs and lows of some of our finest exports over 25 years, including Peter Capaldi, Carol Ann Duffy, Ian Rankin, Douglas Gordon, Tilda…

The landmark chefs and restaurants from the last 25 years of Scottish food culture

23 Sep 2010

25 years of The List

If there’s one thing that no city can do without it’s good food. Carine Seitz and Jay Thundercliffe showcase the chefs and restaurants who have made their mark over the last 25 years

The List celebrates 25 years in the business by interviewing itself

23 Sep 2010

First word: The List

First record you ever bought 'Dancing in the Street' by David Bowie and Mick Jagger. Number One from 7 Sept–5 Oct 1985. First film you saw that really moved you Schindler's List … and latterly The Bucket List. First movie you ever went on a…

Looking back on 25 years of commentary on Scottish culture

23 Sep 2010

25 years of The List

A lot has happened in 25 years of Scottish culture. Niki Boyle gives a blow-by-blow account of the major events

I Was There: Banksy

16 Sep 2010

The List's 25th Birthday Special

Banksy exhibits at the Arches, March 2001. By Neil Bratchpiece, Arches front of house duty manager

I Was There: The Mahabharata

16 Sep 2010

The List's 25th Birthday Special

Peter Brook brings his nine-hour epic, The Mahabharata, to the Tramway, 13 Apr 1988. By theatre critic Steve Cramer.

Our earliest spots of a few favourite bands

16 Sep 2010

The List's 25th Birthday Special

Name: Jesus And Mary Chain First spotted: The ‘Populist! column, issue 48, 21 Aug 1987 What we said: ‘1987 started well, with their first top ten single, courtesy of April Skies - an unassuming pop song, far removed from the swamp of early offerings…

Chain Reaction: Bobby Gillespie

16 Sep 2010

The List's 25th Birthday Special

The Jesus and Mary Chain released their debut album, Psychocandy, just a month after The List’s first issue. The band’s then drummer, Bobby Gillespie, has spent the last 25 years at the very centre of British music with his own band, Primal Scream. He…

The List magazine celebrates 25th anniversary

8 Sep 2010

Scottish publisher marks quarter century of cultural commentary - 1985-2010

Next month, The List is celebrating its 25th birthday with a special issue looking back at the two and a half decades of commentary on Scottish culture. We are also looking for your contributions to the issue.