Phil Cunningham

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Highlights from the 2014 Fringe by the Sea festival

15 Jul 2014

North Berwick-based festival programme includes Rachel Sermanni, Julie Fowlis and Eric Bibb

The population of Edinburgh swells to more than 1 million during August, over double the number that usually reside in the Scottish capital. So, even when you are in full festival mode, you might want to get far from the madding crowd and take the…

The best Christmas music events in Edinburgh and Glasgow

25 Nov 2013

2013's festive season features performances from Patrick Wolf, The Pogues and the RSNO

This is the fourth year that Edinburgh’s brightest indie-poppers Kid Canaveral have staged their Christmas Baubles (Portobello Town Hall, Sat 14 Dec) event, but it’s the first time they’ve taken it out of the city and to the atmospheric seaside…

Interview with New Order drummer Stephen Morris and guitarist Phil Cunningham

26 Apr 2012

The reunited music icons on playing live and the importance of arguing

New Order are back, and it’s as if they never went away. Are you enjoying it Stephen Morris, drummer and longest continuously-serving member alongside Bernard Sumner? ‘Yeah, it’s been great,’ he says from his house/studio just outside Macclesfield…

New Order to work with Dizzee Rascal and Tinie Tempah

27 Feb 2012

Music Gossip

New Order are to team with Dizzee Rascal and Tinie Tempah for a re-working of 'World in Motion'. The reformed band are planning to rerelease their 1990 World Cup hit to coincide with the Euro 2012 soccer tournament and have approached the two stars…

New Order may record new material

2 Feb 2012

Music Gossip

New Order may record a new album. The pioneering indie-dance band have reformed without bass player Peter Hook for a series of live shows across the world and singer and guitarist Bernard Sumner hopes they eventually get to record new material.

Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham

16 Aug 2009

Aly Bain, Scotland’s celebrated traditional fiddler, and Phil Cunningham, renowned accordionist/composer, amongst numerous other things, have teamed up to bring their considerable talents back to Scotland in an extensive tour, which takes them to all…

Music hitlist

16 Aug 2009

Aly Bain and Phil Cunningham, A Band Called Quinn, Bill Callahan, Katy Perry, Soulsavers featuring Mark Lanegan, Trembling Bells and Ben Reynolds, We Were Promised Jetpacks, Broken Records, Sparrow and the Workshop, Some Young Pedro, Woodenbox with a…

Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham - album review

2 Oct 20064 stars

Aly Bain & Phil Cunningham

FOLK Fiddler Aly Bain and accordionist Phil Cunningham are Scotland’s most celebrated folk duo, and serve up another set of impeccably performed tunes on this new studio disc, their first in four years. They play with a matchless level of…