Adele Cliff: Her new stand up tour ‘Sheep’ sounds baah-rilliant!

Award winning comedian Adele Cliff is getting ready to embark on her new tour. She hits the Liberté in Glasgow later this month as part of Glasgow’s International Comedy Festival. She chats to Source about breaking into comedy, finding inspiration, and all things ‘Sheep’. How long have you been in comedy for/ how did you […]

Review: Love, Simon

As part of the Glasgow Film Festival 2018, we watched Love, Simon, a comedy drama based on the 2015 novel Simon vs the Homo-Sapiens Agenda by Becky Albertalli. Meet Simon Spiers, a 17 year old boy who is blessed with a great life of a happy family, a nice middle class upbringing and great friends. But for […]

The Big Interview: Julia Michaels

Breathy vocals, slow beats, raw lyrics with simple chord changes… Issues was one of the major anthems of 2017 that struck a chord with its honesty.

REVIEW: Mae Martin at Glasgow Comedy Festival

Mae is startlingly confident – she holds the room effortlessly and at the end of the show, you want to be her best friend. You’ll certainly never look at Bette Midler the same way again. 

What do you do when you realise you’re studying the wrong course?

There’s a lot of pressure on young people these days to make perfect life decisions. If you don’t have your whole life figured out at the very tender age of 17 years-old, you start to feel a little panicked. And this panic may lead you to make snap decisions in terms of further or higher […]

Having a Laugh with Larry Dean

Stand-up comedian Larry Dean chats about taking his show Fandan back to his native Glasgow and how he started his comedy training in school.

The Psychedelic and Free-Wheelin’ Turbowolf

Turbowolf is a band hard to pin down. Musically they’ve been called everything from metal to rock to punk to psychedelia and the band’s always changing sound is what has gained them a devoted fanbase.

Introducing… Lewis Capaldi

He played a sold-out gig at the iconic King Tut’s before he’d even released a single, performed in front of a massive crowd at last year’s TRNSMT, and he spent an epic month-long writing and recording trip in the States

A Glasgae Valentine’s on the cheap

Whether you can’t wait for it or you just can’t wait for it to be over, Valentine’s Day is officially here. While love is free, Valentine’s can cost a lot.

Flippin’ good recipes for Pancake Day

With Valentine’s day on the horizon, we almost forgot something much more important: Pancake Day! Who needs a romantic dinner, when you can create the perfect pancake stack to binge on.

The Americans hit Glasgow

Originally from Los Angeles, The Americans are an old school rock n’ roll band with a distinctly contemporary feel.

What’s on in Glasgow this weekend

You’ve got that Friday feeling so it’s time to ditch the essay and shelve your notebooks – it’s fun time. There’s a lot happening in the heart of Glasgow this weekend for you to stick your teeth into.

Hitting the road with Aleem

In under a year Chicago based singer songwriter, Aleem has made big waves in the music industry. Not only has he toured with some of the biggest names in pop – Little Mix anyone?

Let’s go to the movies… February 2018

It’s a miserable Scottish February, so what better time to spend our weekends at the movies! We’ve rounded up some of the most exciting flicks to hit the big screen this month.

Grab your tier-one TRNSMT tickets fast

As the dark, cold winter days seem to drag on forever it’s normal to start dreaming about summer. Hopefully the sun (possibly) will make an appearance as beer gardens open up and that means only one thing. Festival season is about to start – enter TRNSMT. Glasgow’s answer to Glastonbury, TRNSMT was a roaring success […]

Throwback Thursday: Retro Tech

We’ll let you into a secret: Apple didn’t invent the first wearable electronic device that you could play games on, it was actually Bill Gates and his crew.

Turns out Rabbie Burns is one of us

Today people across Scotland will be stuffing their faces with haggis and probably indulging in a dram or two – it’s only right on Robert Burns Day.

Lily Allen is here to make Glasgow smile

Glasgow is pulling all the big names in for gigs this year. We recently revealed that pop royalty Britney Spears is heading to Glasgow, and now LDN gal, Lily Allen, has announced some intimate shows.

Dante are on the cusp of something big

Five years after the release of their debut album, Scottish indie six-piece, Dante, are back with their sophomore album, I Wear Your Weight With Mine out on 9th March.

Throwback Thursday: Games 🎮

Everyone had a favourite game when they were a kid. We’re not talking about playing tig in the park here, we’re talking retro video games.

Figuring it out with Royal Blood

Ben Thatcher (left) and Mike Kerr Partying with purple painted toenails and dreams of driving a Rolls Royce – there’s more to Royal Blood than electrifying rock songs.

Let’s go to the movies… January 2018

All the Money in the World 5 January This mystery follows the kidnapping of 16-year-old John Paul Getty III and his mother’s attempts to convince his billionaire grandfather to pay the ransom. As the kidnappers become more hostile and violent the rush to rescue John intensifies. Be prepared for edge-of-your-seat viewing in this intense drama. […]

New to Netflix… January 2018

Friends: Season 1 – 10 1 January How you doin’? This is not a drill folks, Friends is coming to Netflix. We repeat FRIENDS IS COMING TO NETFLIX. And breathe. The series that everyone loves to watch over and over again – from the very first introduction of the gang to the last hurrah where […]

Throwback Thursday: Sweets 🍬

Stop pretending that now we’re in January it’s time for a clean slate and healthy eating, ‘cos it ’aint happening. Why would anyone want to give up the comforting hug of a sugar rush after eating one too many Quality Street chocs? Nobody in their right mind would do that to themselves – and to […]

Celebrity Big Brother does girl power 

Here come the girls of the Celebrity Big Brother house! That’s right, girl power reigns supreme in the CBB house this year as an all female line-up entered the house for us to watch and critique their every move.     A unique start to the series saw an all female group of housemates to mark the 100th anniversary of women over 30 given the right to vote – […]

The 2017 Roundup

Fair enough, there is still a week of 2017 to go, but we’re SO excited for 2018. There have been some serious highs and lows this year, with Brexit literally dominating everything. Again. Despite the lows and the losses, there have been some pretty good moments throughout the year. 2017 delivered elections, a new iPhone, […]

Ridiculous resolutions

The countdown to 2018 is officially on. What will the new year bring? What goals will you achieve? Will you and your cutie pie crush finally get it on? The options are limitless and it’s almost too much to handle. We need a lie down. Back to it, this is the time of year to […]

Throwback Thursday – music of 2017

New faces, iconic returns and a specific boy band releasing solo tracks – this year has been packed to the brim with tunes. Love her or loath her, T Swift made a triumphant return and we’re all still asking what we made her do. Sisters HAIM released their second album, Dua Lipa was doing it […]

Scarlett’s powerful selfie

Everyone loves a filter – Valencia, anyone? The internet is a wonderful place filled with pugs, kittens and Harry Styles. It can also be a very daunting place thanks to the veil of filtered selfies and false reality. You’re always living your best life online. Now, straight-talking lady of the moment Scarlett Moffatt is baring […]

The films we’re itching to see in 2018

As we recalled last week, 2017 was an absolutely belter for cinema. And while the year that gave us a new Star Wars film, Paddington 2, Baby Driver, Logan, Get Out and Dunkirk will always hold a place in our hearts, we’ve already desperate to get to the cinema in 2018. Next year promises to […]

REVIEW: Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Release date: 14/12/18 Dir: Rian Johnson Cert: 12A Writing a review that doesn’t have any spoilers in it, just in case you’re one of the three people who hasn’t been to see The Last Jedi since its release on Thursday, is quite hard. But we’re going to give it our best shot – because if […]

Throwback Thursday – 2017 Films

Hard to believe there is just over two weeks left of 2017. If you’re asking yourself where this year has gone, congratulations – you’re old. Seriously though, when did time start moving so quickly? Anyway, 2017 has been a rollercoaster of a ride with, thankfully, fewer celebrities kicking the bucket. Looking at you here 2016. […]

Further your career prospects with Aldi

On the face of it, Aldi is a quirky, down-to-earth supermarket, providing its customers with great quality at discount prices. Take a look at the bigger picture and it’s quite breathtaking. We’re one of the most impressive retailers in the global business market today. With a simple goal of providing value and quality, using leaner […]

TRNSMT announce another headline act 🙌

You can’t avoid it anymore – TRNSMT is coming back and it’s coming back bigger and better than before. We’re already getting spoiled with headliners announced so far, but the latest additions feature some pretty talented homegrown acts. 🙌 American rockers The Killers will be headlining the main stage on Sunday 8 July. If that […]

Throwback Thursday – Unlikely duets

There is something quite magical when two performers come together to work on a banging tune. Rock bands to boybands, rappers and ex-girlband members joining the duet action is always on the cards. From Sonny and Cher to Blue and Elton John some duets are meant to be and others are just a little odd. […]

LIVE REVIEW: Marilyn Manson @ O2 Academy, Glasgow

“I might be a bit broken, but you can’t break me,” screamed shock-rocker Marilyn Manson as the curtain fell for his adoring fans. After suffering a terrifying injury when a prop crushed him in September, the creative mind behind Marilyn Manson didn’t let this hold him back. Instead of getting some bed rest, his full […]

Making it big with Loch Lomond Golf Club’s graduate programme

Are you dreaming of a career that offers variety and the opportunity to progress and make your mark? Loch Lomond Golf Club have lots to offer! Laura MacDonald tells us how her placement in the prestigious golf club’s graduate programme has set her up for a career for life I graduated from Glasgow Caledonian University […]

The best Saturday jobs

Yesterday, the news hit the headlines that fewer 16-year-olds than ever before have got Saturday jobs. What was once a rite of passage for teens is now the last thing on folk’s minds, as they shun stacking shelves and waiting tables in favour of relying on the Bank of Mum and Dad instead. Despite what […]

Get involved with Orkney College UHI Open Day 2017

Want to find out more about what is on offer at Orkney College UHI? Come along to our open day! It’s a great opportunity to speak to staff across our departments and see the variety of work that goes on here at Orkney College UHI. On the day there will be information on all of […]

The best Christmas jumpers

With Christmas Jumper day looming ever-nearer, you’re going to be wanting to look your best for charity if your school, if taking part in the Action for Children fundraiser this year. Gone are the days when Christmas jumpers were reserved for embarrassing parents. We’re all crazy for Christmas knits – the tackier the better. This […]

The Music of… Source Winter 2017

Got your paws on the latest issue of Source? We really have spoiled you this issue with all the talent hitting the pages. Rockers Royal Blood took time out of their tour to fill us in on what rock star life is really like. Local lads The LaFontaines are celebrating the release of their first […]

Let’s go to the movies…December 2017

The Disaster Artist 6 December James Franco returns to the big screen after what seems like an age. Teaming up with his little bro, Dave Franco, this film follows the true story of Tommy Wiseau and Greg Sestro. The pair work together to finance, produce and film one of the biggest cult classic films to […]

New to Netflix… December 2017

Kick-Ass 1 December We’ve all imagined what it would be like to live the life of a superhero. Teenager Dave Lizewski makes his fantasies a reality by donning a fetching green and yellow diving suit after getting mugged. A comedy filled with drama, witty one-liners and an all-star cast. If you’ve never watched Kick-Ass before, […]

Stay sassy with NAF! Salon 💅🏼

What do piña coladas, cherry pie and fierce nails have in common? Well NAF! Salon of course, it’s only the hottest salon in Glasgow bringing some serious style to your nails and face. We caught up with owner and nail boss, Tammy Koslowski to find out what it takes to be in the UK’s coolest […]

Throwback Thursday – Britney Spears

Hey, Britney! The wonder that is Britney Spears celebrates her birthday on Saturday (2 December) and we thought, what better way to pay homage than to enjoy her hit tunes? New on the scene Britney, 2007 Britney or comeback Britney, everyone has their favourite. Not many celebs out there could have a mental breakdown, smash […]

I’m A Celebrity…Talking emotions

The most recent instalment of I’m A Celebrity… hit our screens last night and there was some pretty deep chat around the campfire. Open and frank discussions on mental health have been welcomed and celebrated this year. However, there is still a taboo on the issue of suicide. It is for this reason contestants Iain […]

Competition time with Paperchase

Those pesky mock exams are quickly sneaking up. Scary. Best to be prepared and get your notes lookin’ on fleek. We’re dishing out highlighter and Post-It note realness with a £20 Paperchase voucher – everyone knows the start of good revision comes from high quality stationery. Even if you have no plans to revise why […]

The winter issue of Source is out NOW!

It’s a week that’s FULL of exciting things. It’s almost time to crack open your advent calendar, I’m a Celeb is on every flippin’ night, the X Factor final is on its way… Oh, and there’s a new issue of Source on the go too. Woo! As well as looking mighty fine, it’s an absolutely […]

Lights on with Tom Walker

“Two years. 100 songs. 147 shows.” Singer songwriter Tom Walker has subtly worked his way into the mainstream. From touring America with The Script to getting played on Radio 1 – the only way is up. In the middle of recording his debut album, Tom filled us in on what fans can expect You’re currently […]

I’m A Celebrity… We Love Rebekah Vardy

Couple of confessions coming your way. One, we didn’t expect to become so engrossed with this year’s I’m A Celebrity… but here we are downloading the app, voting and missing nights out to watch the 12 contestants bicker over rice and beans. Two, we totally wrote off Rebekah Vardy as a girly girl who wouldn’t […]

TRNSMT Excitement

Is it too early to start a TRNSMT countdown? The transmissions are coming thick and fast from TRNSMT HQ and we want more. As the second headline act is announced, this is shaping up to be a total banger. Welsh rockers Stereophonics are making a blinder of a return, being announced as the second headline […]

Happy reading – Book Week Scotland

When was the last time you got taken away to another city, country, dimension? How long has it been since you battled dark wizards, destroyed rings, or honoured your family name on the battlefield? Sure, TV shows are cool and all but reading will take you places like never before. That’s why during this year’s […]

The LaFontaines release the hounds

The LaFontaines are pioneering their own sound with slick riffs, intelligent lyrics and cheeky charm. Straight off the back of their second album release, we caught up with rapper Kerr Okan to find out what makes The LaFontaines so unique Your new album Common Problem has just been released – how does it feel? Feels […]

The best Christmas movies

Scott Mills has officially played the first Christmas song on Radio 1, so we guess the buzz has well and truly begun. Before the shops sicken us of all things merry and you have to listen to Jingle Bells at least ten times a day, there is one thing we can all appreciate – a […]

As you were, TRNSMT

Whispers of a T in the Park return are quickly dwindling after a new festival came to town and stole the show. TRNSMT landed in Glasgow Green during the summer and – after tickets took a while to sell – it turned out to be quite the event. Now organisers are starting a new transmission […]

Throwback Thursday – Selfies 📷

From Kim K to Kanye, that famous Oscars snap to a song – selfies are a pretty big deal. But where did the selfie come from? we hear you cry. Well, contrary to Paris Hilton’s tweet claiming to have invented the selfie with her pal Britney 11 years ago, taking pictures of ourselves is actually […]

Think before you tweet

It started with Zoella. Then Alfie got hauled in. New Gay Times editor Josh Rivers lost his job over it. And now Jack Maynard has been forced to leave the jungle. What happens on the internet stays on the internet – and then the press get their paws on it, and the world implodes. Yep, […]

Anti-bullying week – a round up

The spotlight was shone on bullying this week by the Anti-Bullying Alliance. Bullying is still a big problem for young people and with the introduction of social media and technology, the nasty comments don’t stop at the school gates any more. It is for this reason awareness has to be brought to the attention of […]

Throwback Thursday – The Crocodile Hunter 🐊

Going back 11 years, there was an outgoing, funny, totally down with nature TV presenter who wasn’t afraid of getting up close and personal with animals most of us would run a mile from. Yes, the Crocodile Hunter brought the wild into our living rooms. Unfortunately, the wonder that was Steve Irwin passed away after […]

Welcome to the jungle

There’s not long to go now until ten celebrity types are sent into the Australian jungle for this year’s I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here. For three weeks, we can help influence the lives of celebrities in bush tucker trials and watch as this famous lot try and not to argue over beans and […]

5 reasons we can’t wait for Peaky Blinders season 4

Peaky Blinders is back tonight on BBC Two. It’s been over a year since we last saw Brummie gangster Thomas Shelby and his family, and we, quite frankly, wait for the series’ return. If you’ve not seen Peaky Blinders – get on Netflix quick and catch up! Set in the 1920s, Peaky Blinders is all […]

Fancy working with the BBC?

Broadcasting giants the BBC have joined forced with Young Scot to offer you an incredible opportunity to shape the corporation’s output. BBC Scotland are looking for 25 volunteers aged 14 to 25 to help them create a more youth-friendly media platform. They’re after people who have grown up surrounded by social media, the internet and […]

A very Lush Christmas

Oh the weather outside is frightful, the warm bath is so delightful, and since we’ve no place to go, bath bombs, bath bombs, bath bombs. If you’re just dusting off the last of your Lush Halloween goodies then don’t fret, because the Lush Christmas Collection has been revealed. Get the bath running and enjoy the […]

When Christmas presents give back

If you’ve been living under a rock the last couple of days, you might have missed the drama with YouTube star Zoella and her disastrous advent calendar. Asking people to spend £50 for a calendar that contains glitter and confetti is a little bit steep. If Zoella’s calendar has you in a rage, why not […]

The best Christmas adverts of all time

One of the best things about 25 December is cute Christmas adverts. With John Lewis dropping their much-anticipated  offering today (and we’re going to go against the grain and say we flipping loved it), it’s got us reminiscing at Source HQ about festive ads of years gone by. Ever since the department store’s Christmas ads […]