Neu! Reekie!

Neu! Reekie!
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Avant-garde spoken word, film and music fusion night describing itself as 'playing host to the sinister and the sanguine'.

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Reviews & features

Interview: Kirsty Logan, ‘My childhood was very rich in stories’

9 Apr 2015

The List’s ex-books editor chats about her debut novel, The Gracekeepers

Last year, ex-List books editor Kirsty Logan’s first short story collection, The Rental Heart and other Fairytales, came out to critical acclaim. May sees the release of her first novel, The Gracekeepers. It follows North, a performer in a circus that…

Scotland's spoken word scene in rude health

14 Oct 2013

Rally & Broad's Rachel McCrum has a look at the country's thriving spoken word scene

This August, for the second year running, the official Fringe programme included a section specifically for spoken word. The 67 shows included are certainly a little footloose with their definition of spoken word: spot on the mark with original shows…

Neu! Reekie! - Summerhall, Edinburgh, Fri 26 Oct

13 Nov 20124 stars

The Spoken Word meets music and film night is candlelit for a Hallowe'en special

Conjure in your mind a darkened hall lit by candles: where poets chant about their parents in spirituous rhythms, atmospheric animated shorts include a vintage Loony Tunes cartoon and live music flits from mesmerising folk to a mythic Russian sea…

Ten collaborative music, theatre and film projects from Scotland

7 Nov 2012

Including Speed of Light, Pass the Spoon and Whatever Gets You Through the Night

Pass the Spoon. It sounded like an unlikely dish, with ingredients including off-beat artist David Shrigley (who wrote the libreto), modernist composer David Fennessy and Magnetic North director Nicholas Bone working with the Red Note Ensemble, but when…

Spoken word and live literary events in Scotland

2 Nov 2012

An overview of live literary events including Inky Fingers, Unbound and Neu! Reekie!

Where once the poetry slam was the Scots wordsmith’s destination of choice for public verbosity, there are now a growing number of spoken word readings at everything from book festivals to DIY venues. Aspiring writers are quickly catching on to a…

Edinburgh performance night Neu! Reekie! becomes record label

18 Jul 2012

Neu! Reekie! Records releases Jesus, Baby! feat Davy Henderson

Over the past 18 months, Neu! Reekie!’s monthly Friday nights of what used to be called alternative entertainment have captured Edinburgh’s off-piste underground in a way not seen since Rebel Inc lit-zine first broke cover in the early 1990s. Now Neu!

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1. butteringbread23 Feb 2012, 3:24pm Report

Just to note - the mystery musical guest is none other than Norman Blake from Teenage Fanclub and Jonny!

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