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Mogwai’s Barry Burns on beers, babies and Berlin

The Herald Arts Magazine, December 9 2017. HOME. Mogwai's Barry Burns is unsure where it is. He enjoys the easygoing way of life in Berlin where people still smoke in bars and swig beer on trains or while walking down the street. But Burns, who is a multi-instrumentalist for the postrockers, also loves the Glasgow… Continue reading Mogwai’s Barry Burns on beers, babies and Berlin

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A love letter to Glasgow’s gig scene

Twice I’ve seen Beach Boys' legend Brian Wilson perform and twice I’ve had some kind of out of body experience. The first was at T in the Park when my pal and I became great friends with a hippy couple for the whole of his set. We swayed around the dark tent holding on to each other,… Continue reading A love letter to Glasgow’s gig scene

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March 1 2015: Germany’s far-right Pegida movement sets up in Scotland and plans anti-Islam march in Edinburgh

The Sunday Herald, March 1 2015 Rachel Loxton and Imran Azam The first demonstration by the Scottish branch of Pegida, the far-right anti-Islam movement from Germany, is planned for Edinburgh this month. Organisers of Pegida Scotland say they are in talks with police about holding an evening rally in the capital's city centre on March… Continue reading March 1 2015: Germany’s far-right Pegida movement sets up in Scotland and plans anti-Islam march in Edinburgh

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July 15 2012: HELLO, GOODBYE

The Sunday Herald, July 15 2015 Rachel Loxton, Catriona Stewart, Ken McNab, Stewart Paterson and Stewart Atwood KEN McNAB (SINGER) THE last lingering note from T in the Park has faded, the lights are turned out on the T Break stage. I've finally stopped tormenting my family with loud nightly renditions of Johnny B Goode,… Continue reading July 15 2012: HELLO, GOODBYE

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July 1 2012: IT’S T DAY

The Sunday Herald, July 1 2012 Rachel Loxton, Catriona Stewart, Ken McNab, Stewart Paterson and Stewart Atwood In just six days, the sundayheraldband will make its public debut on the T Break stage at T in the Park. Five months ago our band members had never played their instruments, yet they're about to face the crowd at… Continue reading July 1 2012: IT’S T DAY

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June 24 2012: How American fundamentalist schools are using Nessie to disprove evolution

The Sunday Herald, June 24 2012 It sounds like a plot dreamed up by the creators of Southpark, but it's all true: schoolchildren in Louisiana are to be taught that the Loch Ness monster is real in a bid by religious educators to disprove Darwin's theory of evolution. Thousands of children in the southern state… Continue reading June 24 2012: How American fundamentalist schools are using Nessie to disprove evolution

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June 17 2012: ‘I let myself imagine taking the stage at T in the Park. It’s terrifying …’

The Sunday Herald, June 17 2012 Rachel Loxton, Catriona Stewart, Ken McNab, Stewart Paterson and Stewart Atwood Four months ago they had never played together - most of them had never played at all - but in just a few weeks the Sunday Herald band will take to the T Break stage at Scotland's largest festival, T in the Park.… Continue reading June 17 2012: ‘I let myself imagine taking the stage at T in the Park. It’s terrifying …’