Brian Ferguson: Ramifications for creative sector not apparent yet
ALEX Salmond was surrounded by a sea of happy, smiling faces as he posed for pictures on the steps of Edinburgh’s Usher Hall. But it was not a gathering of SNP supporters with the First Minister just over a week ago, but some of the nation’s leading musicians, including members of Mogwai, Franz Ferdinand and Frightened Rabbit. It was all so different two years ago. Back then, just days before the historic Edinburgh Agreement signed by Mr Salmond and David Cameron, Scotland’s artists appeared to be on the brink of rebellion. 1

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