Stina Tweeddale of noise-pop saviours Honeyblood is musing on women in music.
Edinburgh Youth Gaithering's big band has vacancies for young musicians from Edinburgh and surrounding areas.
ASK Carl BarÃ¢t whether The Libertines and T in the Park have unfinished business and his reply is unequivocal.
Verdict: four stars
Verdict: three stars
AS you wind up the drive to Strathallan Castle it's difficult to keep your eyes on the road.
The vast majority of the musicians truckin' on up to Strathallan next weekend are based in the British Isles, but Alabama Shakes are not the only visitors from across the pond.
It has coped with the Ryder Cup and the G8 Summit, but can this quiet Perthshire town survive Scotland's biggest music festival?
Glasgow's Star Folk Club continues to promote music through the summer months and has a full programme during July.
I've managed to catch Diana Damrau on a rest day.
There's a long tradition in jazz of bandleader-composers writing music specifically with the musicians they've chosen in mind.