Various videos are used during the Behind The Noise workshops. A selection are listed below:

Radio – Jim Gellatly
Ticketing – Yvonne Morrison
Student Insight – Alisa Wylie


Behind The Noise – Radio – Jim Gellatly

X-FM Drive-time Radio DJ Jim Gellatly talks about how he got into the broadcast business. He reveals the highs and lows of a career spanning over two decades breaking new talent in Scotland and gives some sound advice on how to follow in his footsteps.

Behind The Noise -Ticketing – Yvonne Morrison

Ticketmaster’s Yvonne Morrison tells us how a start in King Tuts led to a full time job within the biggest ticketing organisation in the UK. She gives an insight into her day to day responsibilities and how tickets for gigs go on sale from small shows at King Tuts to the arena’s like the Hydro and major music festivals. You could be working in one of this summers box offices as part of the Behind The Noise Work Experience Programme.

Behind The Noise – Student Insight – Alisa Wylie

Former Behind The Noise student Alisa from St Thomas Aquinas talks frankly about her experience with BTN. Alisa explains how she always wanted to get into the music business despite being unable to play an instrument or sing, yet she now studies at university and thanks to the BTN Work Experience programme,has a job as a trainee gig rep at King Tuts Wah Wah Hut. Alisa also writes music reviews for various music magazine blogs.

Behind The Noise – How to get your band on radio! – Jim Gellatly

X-FM Radio DJ Jim Gellatly has been breaking new talent on the radio for over twenty years, he was the first to play Biffy Clyro and Twin Atlantic. Here he divulges useful tips on how you can get your band on to the radio.

Behind The Noise – Applying for Further Education – Derek Doyle

Derek Doyle has been a music educator for more than 20 years and has a vast knowledge of the further education system. Applying to college can be a daunting task, but in this video, Derek gives you a straight forward guide to making an application and a few tips on how to apply effectively.

Behind The Noise – Funding for Further Education – Derek Doyle

Once you have been accepted to a course, you will be required to apply for funding. This video is a step by step guide on how to go about the process. Derek explains the different kinds of funding available and which one may be best for you. This is a must watch for anyone applying for further education in the next 12 months.