Music, Kirsty McLaren

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Kitty Daisy & Lewis - Smoking in Heaven

29 Jun 20113 stars

Sibling trio release a ska and swing-flavoured second album

(Sunday Best Recordings) In the wake of their eponymous debut album, Kitty, Daisy & Lewis have rightfully earned themselves a reputation for being a group of highly talented and original masters of transcendent rock 'n' roll. They return here with…

Emmy the Great - Virtue

23 Jun 20113 stars

Haunting, twisted, and atmospheric follow-up to First Love

(Close Harbour Records) Inspired by heartbreak – as so many of the best albums are – this second collection of unusual and supernatural songs are the result of the breakdown of Emma-Lee Moss’ engagement. But rather than wallow in misery, Emmy…

RockNess - Dores, Loch Ness, 10-12 Jun 2011

14 Jun 2011

Chemical Brothers, Paulo Nutini and Erol Alkan among highlights of festival

As T in the Park’s younger, ravey-er and arguably more affable sibling, the first 'biggie' of the Scottish music festival season kicked into gear on Friday under a cloudless cobalt sky. Situated near sleepy Dores on the banks of Loch Ness - the…

Edinburgh International Festival 2011 IN festival membership scheme

24 May 2011

EIF and The List deal for half-price tickets, events and freebies

Edinburgh International Festival - in association with The List magazine - are offering members of an innovative and exclusive membership scheme a whole host of half-price tickets, event passes and freebies for the 2011 Festival season. Membership to…