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MiloMc Reviews

Unravel Live

Went to see unravel the other night. Twas good. Aidan Moffat was the grumpy man. Or was it Ziggy? I think it was Aidan. Aidan was grumpy when everyone kept laughing at the tweets. But he did smile when the arrow pointed at Tommy. I drank a free dram of whisky it was lovely. I […]

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MiloMc Video Blogging Video Production

Homegame 2011: Random Extracts

So, Homegame was bloody good. As is my wont, I took a bunch of amateurish footage (this time on the iPhone) and have compiled it into this video which hopefully gives a small taste of how good the performances and atmosphere were. Apologies for the general shiteness of the cameraman.   Here are some random […]

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MiloMc Video Blogging Video Production

The ‘Burgh Bootlegs #2 – Stars in Their Eyes with eagleowl & friends

This was an amazing night.  Well done to Bart and the rest of eagleowl, our host Matthew Kelly as well as all the musicians that took part and everyone in the audience who contributed to it being so much fun! p.s. apologies to Kate Bush who I didn’t get any decent footage of but she […]

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MiloMc Video Blogging Video Production

The ‘Burgh Bootlegs #1: Gerry Loves Xmas

The sound on this is surprisingly good for a cameraphone but the visuals aren’t because I didn’t have a great view of the stage and my filming was a pretty half-arsed attempt. Think of it as ambient video.. Still, hopefully it gives you an idea of what a cracking night Gerry Loves Records put on […]

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MiloMc Opinion Writing

Er, Maybe Print Isn’t Dead After All Then..

Last night I took part in my first ever debate. I was honoured to be asked to speak by the University of St Andrews Debating Society, in support of the motion that Print is Dead. Also supporting the proposition was Dr. Alistair Duff, Senior Lecturer and Reader in Information and Journalism and Edinburgh Napier University, […]

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MiloMc Video Blogging Video Production

Video review of Amazon’s Kindle 3

Reviews of gadgets are actually pretty boring aren’t they? Whilst my Guide to the iPhone was pretty well received, I wasn’t really inspired to do a similar thing for the Kindle- there just wasn’t as much to say. But if you’re interested in the good and bad points of Amazon’s e-reader, this super-quick overview might […]

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Fiction MiloMc Writing

Dirty-haired Debutante

Why I should care about what a bedraggled girl, with lank, dirty hair thought about me I don’t know. But I couldn’t resist her steely eyes, beautiful but dark and brooding like sassafras in the moonlight. And why did she like me? Well I may have been a disillusioned vegetarian after my last wife took off with the local […]

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MiloMc Opinion Reviews Writing

Gadgets for Gadgeys – which e-reader is best?

Urban Dictionary definitions for Gadgey: Non specific person in Scotland; ‘joe bloggs’. Often used to refer to workman, or random person in street/crowd. Another word for a ned in scotland. Derogatory Scottish term for someone who’s not so well-off. I’m obsessed with gadgets, and never more so than now, when I’m trying to stop myself […]

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MiloMc Shorts Video Production

The Devil’s Buttermilk

Fresh from its success at the 2010 Aberdour Festival’s first ever ASBO Awards where it picked up the gong for ‘Best Directed Short’, the trailer for the modern horror classic The Devil’s Buttermilk is finally available to view on the world wide interweb! Now, for the first time, the full story behind this classic piece of […]

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MiloMc Personal Radio Writing

Overdue Update #1: Better Job & BBC 6Music appearance

So I don’t usually talk about work here but I will make a rare exception because yesterday was my last day working in the Media & Communications Division of the organisation I work for*, where I’ve worked for almost 3 and a half years, both as a Media Monitor and on the mysterious “News Planning” […]