Ziggy Campbell

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World Tour of Crail - Various venues, Crail, Thu 20 & Fri 21 Feb 2014

24 Feb 20145 stars

King Creosote and co host some community gigs, with Withered Hand, Lomond Campbell and Jo Foster

There's a sign above Julia's cafe in Crail that reads, 'Come in for a cuppa'. What it does not say is that your scones will be sound-tracked by homeboy King Creosote, singing his heart out to 20 people. It does not mention that country-gospel…

Edinburgh's Hogmanay unveils 'Scot:lands' New Year's Day events programme

12 Nov 2013

FOUND, Lau, Smallpetitklein and Cora Bissett among the artists involved in the New Year's Day events

The Edinburgh's Hogmanay programme was officially launched today, with details of all the festive happenings in the days leading up to the bells and beyond into 2014. As ever, the organisers have provided a great cultural programme as a reward for those…

Meursault - The Liquid Rooms, Edinburgh, Fri 26 Apr 2013

29 Apr 20134 stars

Very few musicians can command complete silence like Neil Pennycook. During 'Song For Martin Kippenberger' - the finale of a set beautifully littered with both humour and sorrow - the Meursault frontman enforces a deathly stillness as he hauls out…

Hallowe'en pumpkin gallery

19 Oct 2012

We asked some local creative types to carve up some Hallowe'en pumpkins - here are the results

Sophie Cooke, writer and journalist We think Sophie may have been watching Village of the Damned before she started on this work of art. We’re still having nightmares. Lari Don, children’s author Lari was inspired by a character in her latest…

Found singer Ziggy Campbell on what Morrissey means to him

27 May 2011

Morrissey gears up for tour of provincial Scottish towns

Someone approached me after a FOUND gig recently and informed me that Morrissey was playing in Hawick town hall. Perfect, I thought. If ever there was a humdrum town that the rain fell hard on it has to be Hawick. I know this because I grew up in a…

Bun Fight at the OK Karail #1 - Crail Community Hall, Sat 9 April

15 Apr 20114 stars

Sometimes, with Fence Collective shows – with the strange, intangible magic they weave – it helps to unravel them in reverse. For example, it makes perfect sense for the night to end in a cosy pub, with a hoard of mildly sunburnt gig-goers rubbing…

Flautist and vocalist Nuala Kennedy on UK tour

16 Nov 2010

Collaboration with Virginia singer AJ Roach

She’s worked with Will Oldham and Norman Blake: now ace flautist and vocalist Nuala Kennedy is collaborating with a bard from the Appalachian Mountains … Sorry? ‘I’ll be playing with my usual musical cohorts plus AJ Roach – a great singer from…