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  • Ken Sykora

    16 Mar 2006 - Daily Telegraph [ news ]

    Ken Sykora, who died on March 7 aged 82, was one of Britain's most popular radio personalities, making regular appearances on all the BBC's networks.

  • Edinburgh music scene lures Kid Canaveral

    16 Mar 2006 - GARY FLOCKHART - Scotsman [ feature ]

    'WE needed to get to somewhere that was bigger and had more of a 'scene', "says David MacGregor, guitarist and vocalist with Kid Canaveral, the St Andrews-based band, who have only recently relocated to Edinburgh.

  • The Occassionals: Down the Hall ***

    16 Mar 2006 - KENNY MATHIESON - Scotsman [ review ]

    GREENTRAX is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year.

  • Vintage Frankie rockin’ on home

    16 Mar 2006 - ALLAN LAING - Herald [ feature ]

    Frankly, it's the kind of news which makes you feel the opposite of what you should feel.

  • Proclaimers return to T in the Park bill

    16 Mar 2006 - Edinburgh Evening News [ news ]

    EDINBURGH'S famous singing twins have been lined up for another starring role at Scotland's T in the Park festival in July.

  • Proms break with the past

    16 Mar 2006 - MICHAEL TUMELTY - Herald [ news ]

    A glance at the programme for the RSNO's annual ScottishPower Proms, announced last night, might suggest the mixture is much as before: a walloping opener with music director Stephane Deneve conducting a programme of popular Tchaikovsky warhorses, with, at the tail end, the traditional Last Night.

  • Graduated groove

    15 Mar 2006 - Billboard - Herald [ feature ]

    The jazz-singing workshops run by Fionna Duncan have contributed many new voices to the Scottish scene.

  • Annie's sweet dreams of new purpose in life

    15 Mar 2006 - JULIA HORTON - Edinburgh Evening News [ news ]

    HER voice captivated millions of people around the world when she sang at the historic Live8 concerts in Edinburgh and London.

  • In such a spin to make a record

    15 Mar 2006 - MICHAEL TUMELTY - Herald [ feature ]

    Graham Taylor has every right to feel elated.

  • RSNO/Denève

    14 Mar 2006 - Rowena Smith - Guardian [ review ]

    Tchaikovsky's Sixth Symphony encompasses passion, triumph, anguish and resignation, though whether you view the final movement as a last expression of despair or something ultimately more ambiguous depends rather on the performance.

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