An unwelcoming miasma of murk has descended on the streets of London.
As the fiftieth anniversary of John Coltrane's landmark album, A Love Supreme, came round earlier this month, the late saxophonist's son, Ravi, had another reminder, as if he needed one, of his jazz lineage.
The Wickerman festival, scheduled for July in Dumfries and Galloway, has announced The Waterboys and Tom Odell as headliners for the main Summerisle Stage.
BACK in April 2012, The Herald reported how a teenage Edinburgh guitarist, Eilidh McKellar, had duetted with blues great Joe Bonamassa at Glasgow Royal Concert Hall.
When a band start to focus on reissues and celebrating their archive, it's only natural to wonder if they are embracing the past in favour of the future.
Renaud Garcia-Fons sounds very relaxed for a man who is following in the footsteps of Mozart.
VAN Morrison has revisited some of his lesser-known songs for his new album and has called on the services of Mavis Staples, George Benson, Taj Mahal, Mick Hucknall and the late Bobby Womack.