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Nightvision: Patrick Topping @ La Belle Angele

Patrick Topping graced La Belle Angèle on Saturday, 28 February as part of the Nightvision series. Topping began making music in his bedroom when he was 19, and the six years that followed have seen him work his way up to critical acclaim. The last year and a half has seen his transformation into one […]

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Nightvision: Shy FX

“Big up Edinburgh! Big up Scotland!” The sharp barks from Stamina MC, Shy FX’s hip-hop compere, sharply wake us up. Towards the back of the stage, someone starts running on the spot. We’re ready. It’s been just over two decades since Shy FX shot to fame with his Ragga-Jungle anthem “Original Nuttah”, which established him […]

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BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra

The BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and their Chief Conductor Donald Runnicles continued their series of concerts for this season in Edinburgh on Sunday with a programme that featured Beethoven’s “Coriolan Overture”, Sibelius’s “Violin Concerto” and “Symphony No. 7” and finally Beethoven’s “Leonore Overture”. Both Beethoven overtures bookending this programme gave a lively note to begin […]