Calum Carlyle 3


Leith, Scotland GB   Jan 2009  

Artist Bio

Influences:   Many. Too many.

I may actually be fawming this year. No progress made on the best of compilation I was making, but I have been recording some stuff at @gerrybhoy's home studio, so maybe that will see the light of day sometime this year!

Oh yes, and one other thing, i have a weekly radio show on - You can listen to it on Mondays at 10pm UTC, and the repeat is on Thursdays at 10pm UTC and Saturdays at 3pm UTC. Last week and the next four weeks (at least!) i will be playing EXCLUSIVELY FAWM songs by FAWMers, so tune in or else visit the site and listen to the show in the "podcasts" section if you want to put some more FAWM into your ears!


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  • @hornesgiftshop  18 hours

    Hi Calum, thanks very much for playing my tune. Hell of an act to follow, that slow death metal thing. Enjoying the show anyway. Hope you're getting some songs done.

  • @itoarazi 1 day

    Thank you for the comment on "14th Servitude"! I love the Money Mark comparison. And yeah, I kinda just banged the track out, wanting the words to be the focal point...but I see your point about the buildup!

  • @nancyrost  1 day

    Thanks, Calum, glad you enjoyed it, and look forward to catching up with more of your music too once I get a little more caught up with my own!

  • @themiller  5 days

    Sure, go for it... challenge, that is.

  • @frozenlonesome 5 days

    Thanks for including my music in your FAWM podcast. That’s super cool and awesome! Much appreciated!

  • @caterwauler  5 days

    Great show again, Calum. I really enjoy that you play all sorts of music (including experimental stuff).
    Keep it up!

  • @marthie 1 week

    Thank you for your feedback on Peter denying he knows Jesus. I am actually busy with a musical about Easter in Afrikaans: so I am writing beads of music(and even mood music/scene change music) and beads of storyline to be put together in the future.

  • @szleppard 1 week

    Thanks for playing my tune on your podcast 😀

  • @scottlake  1 week

    Calum, some of my ancestors are from the Orkney Islands. Last name here in the US is Stokan, but I’m told it was probably Stockan of Oat Cake fame.

  • @frozenlonesome 1 week

    Thanks for listening and your thoughtful moments on Time Has a Way.
    I usually have some sort of alternate rhythm patterns.

  • @berni1954  1 week

    Hi Calum,

    I didn't see your reply to my query about your radio show until now. After a year away from FAWM I forgot basic details like how to receive news of who has replied to you, etc. Senior moments, I guess.

    I will run the idea of a live gig past the band. Could it be recorded at our rehearsal space? How would it work in practice?

  • @heuristicsinc  1 week

    Yeah, you got it - Prelinger Archives has a lot of these old public domain films:
    Thanks for the comment!

  • @zxcvbnm  1 week

    Thanks for the comments on my rather rushed Tome Flies song.

    Yo debería escuchar a su podcast en algún momento. Mi espanol es simlar que mi musica - muy basico! Pero quiero aprender! 😀

  • @caterwauler  1 week

    I've listened to your show. Awesome playlist, diverse and tasty.
    You've made me blush playing a song of mine again. Thank you. 😀 <3

  • @hmorg 1 week

    Thanks for the comment!

  • @hornesgiftshop  1 week

    Now then Calum. Thanks for the comment on "T For One". Really grateful for the encouragement. It was definitely rough and ready, and I like that too. I notice you're the only person to use 'Brexit' as a tag. Hats off to you for that, and I've stolen the idea, since no one had spotted the Brexit metaphor in my other song. (There was I, thinking it was too obvious). It's a pleasure to have been introduced to your stuff. I listened to a couple of your songs on Bandcamp, and look forward to hearing more. All the best to you.

  • @bking  1 week

    Hi Calum. I haven't seen you here for a while. It really is good to see that you're back. Hug your little one and happy FAWMing.

  • @edwardsmusic 1 week

    Hey Calum. Would you be able to:
    - write lyrics for,
    - sing on, and
    - record mandolin and 12-string guitar on my song "Friends"?

  • @unkept  2 weeks

    Thanks for the nice comment on my song "Lonely Being Young!"

    I'd be honored if you played my song on your show! Should I email you the file, or can you play it straight from SoundCloud? 😀 My email is in my profile as well. Happy FAWMing!

  • @thelostcartographer  2 weeks

    Thanks for the comment! Feel free to play "Hands to Oars" on your show - I've just marked it as downloadable.

  • @billgcaldwell  2 weeks

    Thanks for commenting on Sunny Day. It is 70 here today.

  • @helenseviltwin  2 weeks

    Haha! Yeah - Showgaze was indeed a typo - I have now fixed...

  • @expendablefriend  2 weeks

    Hey Calum, I note that the "too busy to fawm" message in your bio is from 2018, so I'm hoping 2019 will be more conducive to new tunes 😀

  • @roddy  2 weeks

    The radio show was a great showcase for FAWM. You included a nice spread of different sounds and genres. Well done!

  • @caterwauler  2 weeks

    That was a great show, Calum. Thanks a lot for including a song of mine in such a refined selection. (I had to search my archive to find which FAWM it was from ; thanks for reminding me it existed, haha.)
    You've also made me remember how great it was when we had a jukebox : I had missed the "Oh, I know this voice! Who's that?" feeling (got it a couple of times during your show).
    I've enjoyed listening. By the way, your voice is as great when you talk as when you sing. 😀

  • @hummingbear 2 weeks

    Happy FAWMing! Leave me a message in Gaelic, it's on my list of things I'd like to learn more about. ( Know any good youtubes on pronunciation? )

  • @silvermachine  2 weeks

    'Allo mate. Hope you have an industrious FAWM, if you're doing it this year.

  • @roddy  2 weeks

    Good to see you back here.

  • @caterwauler  3 weeks

    Glad to see you around, Calum!
    I saw the forum mention ; thank you, I'll be listening of course.
    Looking forward to your new creations. Have a great FAWM! 😀

  • @scottlake  3 weeks

    Glad to see you back. I tried to get Darren Thornberry to join this year and he’s afraid of the quantity. Maybe you can also encourage him?

  • @ralphhogaboom 3 weeks

    Heya, glad to see you're still around good sir. Looking forward to your output this year.

  • @petra777 3 weeks


  • @edwardsmusic 4 weeks

    Hi Calum. Looking forward to hearing some music you put out, and doing a collaboration of some sort (if ever).