Having previously worked as a lexicographer, a library assistant, and a radio presenter at North Highland Radio, Duncan Marshall recently added the title of author to his list of accomplishements after the publication of his musical memoir 'The Ear is a Hungry Ghost'.
From putting together mixtapes to burning CDs, or creating digital playlists, different generations have used any available format to present the music that means something to them.
Here, we catch up with some interesting figures from across the music and death industries who share their 'mixtape' and talk us through the songs that are meaningful to them.
Today's 'Mixtape' comes from Alice Brown, a live music promoter and artist manager based in the West of Scotland. Alice holds a Bachelor's Degree in Commercial Music and is the Founder and Director of Timeless Music Promotions, a company that works with up and coming acts from across the UK.