David Keenan talks about the reasons behind the closing of the Glasgow underground music shop he ran with Heather Leigh
Coventry arts centre The Tin working on a programme with Neilson, beginning with 26 October show.
Listen to music from a new project by Alex Neilson, Sybren Renema and Lucy Stein, mixing references to medieval music, sea shanties and field hollers with the ecstatic cry of 1960s fire music.
Lou Reed died on 27 October, 2013. Musician Alex Neilson on how 1978's Take No Prisoners intensified and counter acted his prejudices about Reed
Alex Neilson, author of The Wire 349 Collateral Damage article on the connections between folk music and the future promised by digital culture, chooses five highlights from the newly digitised Topic label.
Alex Neilson's Trembling Bells have launched a new site which includes downloads of tracks recorded with Bonnie 'Prince' Billy.
As the Topic label prepares to put its vast archive online, Alex Neilson sees unexpected connections between folk music's pluralist roots and the new routes promised by digital culture.