Alasdair Roberts (SCO)
Acclaimed Scottish folk musician Alasdair Roberts has a long track record of multidisciplinary work, with many film, theatre, and literary projects to his name. His musical collaborations include working with Neil Young, Jason Molina, Incredible String Band and the archive of Alan Lomax. Amongst many other things, Roberts contributed music to the soundtrack of Fowler’s 2011 film about revolutionary psychologist, R.D. Laing (‘All Divided Selves’) and on the remarkable Scottish musician-poet collaboration LP, ‘Ballad of the Book’ (2007). Roberts’ is, of course, best known for his solo work and that with his band, Appendix Out. A new solo record, ‘Pangs’, was released this year on Drag City.