25 June 2022
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Articles Posted by Paul

For the Record

by on 1 January 2019 0

BBC DJ Vic Galloway tells us what he’s grooving to. Listen to Vic on BBC Radio Scotland, is comprehensive book, Rip It Up: The Story of Scottish Pop, is available now. This feature was published in Mill issue 3 January/February 2019.

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People: Caroline Gormley

by on 1 January 2019 0

Artist Caroline Gormley, co-owner of Made in Paisley, talks to us about her art gallery, community workshop and studio in the heart of the town centre.  What’s the thinking behind Made in Paisley? We want to make art accessible to local people, not just professional artists. We sell vouchers for all our classes, and although […]

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Interview: Leonie Bell

by on 1 January 2019 0

A senior Scottish Government figure is spearheading plans to transform Paisley’s future. She tells us more in this exclusive interview. You can’t keep a good town down. When Paisley lost its bid for UK City of Culture 2021, the story was far from over. On the contrary, it marked the beginning of a cultural rejuvenation […]

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The Logans

by on 1 January 2019 0

The Logans from Barrhead are a real-life Von Trapp family. Mum, dad and their nine – count ‘em – children all sing and play. Their dog, Frank, has yet to pick up a musical instrument, but it’s only a matter of time. Two years ago, Honor (25), Tayler (23) and Leona Blue (22) decided to […]

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The Dark Side

by on 1 January 2019 0

Our minister of interiors Carine Seitz suggests some stylish modern moods for your kitchen. Whether you’re planning on investing in a new kitchen, or just like to keep an eye on the world of interiors, you can’t fail to have noticed the current trend for dark colours. This move towards embracing deep shades of navy […]

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Bis is it

by on 1 January 2019 0

Amanda and Steven from cult indie-pop legends Bis tell us about their album and the secret of their success. When Bis formed in Glasgow in 1994, two of them were still at school. A couple of years later they appeared on Top of the Pops and signed with the Beastie Boys’ Grand Royal label. 25 […]

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Interview: Young Fathers

by on 1 December 2018 0

We speak to Alloysious Massaquoi from one of Britain’s most critically acclaimed bands. Since forming in Edinburgh in 2008, Young Fathers have gone on to become one of Scotland’s most critically acclaimed bands. Their darkly atmospheric fusion of experimental hip-hop, R&B and art-pop is practically unclassifiable; they sail their ship alone. In this exclusive interview, […]

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The Paisley Snail

by on 1 November 2018 0

A new statue in Paisley pays tribute to a woman who changed the course of legal history. We spoke to the artist behind it. On 26 August 1928, May Donoghue, a working-class single parent from Glasgow, visited a café in Paisley. The ginger beer she bought that day eventually led to the foundation of the […]

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People: Lisa Kowalski

by on 1 November 2018 0

From busking on the streets of Paisley to headlining at King Tut’s in Glasgow, teenage singer-songwriter Lisa Kowalski has come a long way in a short space of time. She tells us more about her burgeoning career. You turned 18 this year. When did you start writing songs? When I was 13. I started recording […]

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