5 Minute Interview with Hamish MacAskill

How and why did you get involved with Irvine Beat FM?: I had a customer that was a Presenter and I came to the studio to see what he did.  He talked me into a voice test and 6 months later I am a presenter on the same station!

What are your favourite types of music?: I love the music of Stax, Old Scottish Bands , Al Jarreau, George Benson

Name your favourite artist(s): Simple Minds, George Benson and Manu Dibango

Name your favourite album(s): Off the Wall by Michael jackson

Name a song that makes you hit “Repeat” when you listen to it: Waterfront by Simple Minds!

Favourite concert(s)/gig(s): Simple Minds at the Hydro 2014, Hue and Cry at the Pavilion 1981

Best view(point) in Irvine?: Stagecoach X44 coming into the town past the Torranyard!

What’s your favourite breakfast?: Roll and Sausage and Potato Scone!

What’s your favourite soup?: Cream of Broccolli

What’s your favourite biscuit?: Custard Cream!

What’s your favourite fruit?: Pomegranate

If it’s my round, what drink should I get you?: Large Glayva!

If you have a day off and some cash in your pocket, what would you do?: Look for a distillery and go a tour

Best holiday ever?: First Cruise with our six friends on the Thomson Spirit, by the end of the week we were known as the Smirnoff Family!!

Have you met anybody famous?: Keith Moon from the Who and Oliver Reed on The Isle of Wight in 1973 turned up at my friends pals house on 2 white horses!

Who would you most like to interview?: Jim Kerr from Simple Minds

Favourite film?: Cool Runnings!

Favourite TV shows?: 24, Chicago Fire, Chicago PD, Lethal Weapon, DIY SOS and Homes under the Hammer!

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