Interview: Callum Beattie

Callum Beattie isn’t like other musicians out there; thanks to his wit and gallus behaviour he has ‘performed’ with REM on the main stage at T in the Park and signed autographs for Kaiser Chiefs, all before getting his own record deal. Now set to release his debut album Lights In Stereo we sat down with Callum in King Tuts to chat about how his cheeky antics have got him working with members from The Verve and Kaiser Chiefs. Fresh from three radio shows and video promotion at Glasgow’s Hard Rock Café, Callum is in good spirits and so he…

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How I become a videographer: Lewis Notarangelo

  When it comes to cool careers, shooting and editing videos has to up there, right? Lewis Notarangelo has worked with a range of clients including Nairns Oatcakes, Lothian Buses, Scotrail, STV and Arran Brewery. Here’s how he landed his dream job… Lewis Notarangelo Twitter:@lewisnotty Instagram:@lewisnotty How did you become a videographer? Media has always been around me. My dad was a journalist for different newspapers and then moved into PR. So media seemed like something natural to fall in to. Originally I wanted to get into the film industry, I went to Queen Margaret University and studied Film and Media.…

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The Essential Prelim Playlist

Music can bring energy to the dullest of moments, but playing it while studying can be distracting – mostly because you can end up singing along to all your favourite tracks. Lyrics are the ultimate attention diverters when we’re trying to concentrate, but it’s no fun sitting in silence for hours on end with no noise apart from the tick of a clock. Here’s a few instrumental tracks to help you create that perfect studying environment.   65 Days of Static – Don’t Go Down to Sorrow This was one of my go-to bands when I was studying for my…

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How To… Carve a Pumpkin

Halloween is just around the corner, so grab your broomsticks, don the fake blood and let’s get trick or treating! Now you have your costume sorted, what about decorations? Pumpkin carving can be traced back to the 1660’s where carving various vegetables became a celebration of the harvest. Throughout time however, pumpkin or ‘jack o lantern’ carving soon became linked to our favourite scary holiday and has remained ever since.  But how do you actually carve a pumpkin? Look no further than this two-minute guide to creating a perfectly carved pumpkin. Fancy giving it a go yourself? Why not download…

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Source Sessions

Cover Drive perform She La La Lay at their exclusive Source Session!

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