How did we get here? We are really delighted to see Walking Heads audio tours listed among a wonderfully diverse programme of events happening across Scotland. But what, you might well ask, is Glasgow Music Tour doing in the Festival of Architecture Scotland 2016? […]
It’s visible from a long way off. We catch tantalising glimpses of it as the road winds round fields and farm buildings and then finally we arrive. Dark and stark against a cloudy June sky, the Barony A Frame towers above us; a monument to a way of life that has disappeared but also – almost against the odds – a symbol of local pride and hope. […]
Back in the mists of time, a young unsigned band loaded their kit into a van and set off on the long and winding road from Kilmarnock, Ayrshire for their first gig at T in the Park. With this year’s T Break winners just announced it’s worth remembering what a gig in the unsigned band’s tent can lead to. […]
A moment’s déjà vu as we publish our new Glasgow Music Tour. It’s almost exactly four years since we launched the first version of the audio tour in King Tut’s during Celtic Connections 2012 on a night when snow threatened and Yang Guang the male panda at Edinburgh Zoo was trending on Twitter. There’s less cuddly competition in cyberspace this year but the city is busier than ever. […]
We’re currently working on a new version of Glasgow Music Tour which means a lot of rediscovery. Glasgow seems to be in a perpetual state of evolution and you just need to take a stroll along the Clyde to see how dramatically the city has set about reinventing itself. […]
Walking Heads is delighted to collaborate in a new Nottingham audio tour. As in Glasgow, creative industry is reinventing the post-industrial city. Here Lucy Brouwer describes the making of Nottingham Creative Quarter audio tour and what it reveals about new life in an old city. […]
To celebrate the extensive range of quality music venues featured on our Glasgow Music Tour, Walking Heads have designed a week-long 'guess the venue' competition to test your 'inside' knowledge of the fine city's music scene for the chance to win some rare Scottish music goodies.