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Who gets the royalties if an artist is dead?

Royalties are paid to artists when their music deemed their intellectual property is played on radio, television at concerts, bars or even through streaming sites such as Spotify and Apple…

1989 (Taylor’s Version): Should it have been kept in the vaults?

October 27th, 2023 marked the re-recorded release of Taylor Swift’s beloved album 1989 (Taylor’s Version.) “It’s been waiting for you.” The lyrics to Taylor Swift’s opening track ‘Welcome to New…

Review: ‘Qu’est ce que’ Stop Making Sense?

(Jonathan Demme, 1984; newly remastered and re-released) Qu’est-ce-que c’est? ‘Stop Making Sense’, the most celebrated concert film ever, is returning to the silver screen with a brand new master and…

EIF 2023: John Cale

There is an inherent danger to reviewing a performance by an artist you like. It punctures the veil of objectivity that I, a humble reviewer, seek to maintain analysing what…

KlangHaus: the company making worlds we do not imagine

Its one of the first few days of Fringe. I’ve just run a few blocks to get to Summerhall because another show ran late. I’m out of breath, slightly sweating,…

Fringe 2023: The Willow Trio

At this unfortunately quiet venue, being a little ways from the centre, was a sense of stunning serenity and musical triumph from the trio of composers and harpists Sam MacAdam,…

Fringe 2023: When Judas Met John – Songs of Dylan and Lennon

This 45-minute introduction to the intertwined influences of Bob Dylan and John Lennon was the perfect blend of an informative music lesson and a peaceful folk festival. The performers, twin…

Fringe 2023: Otto & Astrid’s Joint Solo Project

Otto and Astrid is a spoof rock show where big sister Astrid and little brother Otto fight for the rock and roll limelight and eventually put their differences aside to…