Brief History of Pirate Radio Ships

Brief History of Pirate Radio Ships

Pirate radio in the UK first became widespread in the early 1960s when pop music stations such as Radio Caroline and Radio London started to broadcast on medium wave to the UK from offshore ships or disused sea forts. At the time, these stations were not illegal because they were broadcasting from international waters. The stations were set up by entrepreneurs and music enthusiasts…

Staran – Debut Album

Staran – Debut Album

‘Staran’ are a new collective featuring Kim Carnie, John Lowrie, Jack Smedley, Innes White and James Lindsay. Their debut, self-titled release is the first collaboration from this exciting combination of musicians and sees them combine traditional tunes with original compositions and Gaelic song. Staran in Scots Gaelic, it means path, trail or stepping stones. At…