Founded in January 2011, Previous Magazine is an independent online magazine that you need to visit for the latest news on almost anything that you can think of.
Covering a vast number of topics from things such as fashion, art and music to the more diverse topics of science, technology and software, and for those of us who need a quick recipe to make on that cooker that we just got because it was recommended by Previous.
About the Team:
Hammy Havoc CEO
CEO of Previous Magazine. With a highly successful track record of freelance web development and e-commerce solutions, Hammy felt the next logical step was to help other people become successful and to create a way to promote what they had created, thus he founded Previous Magazine with Craig Lackie and Chrisselle Mowatt in January 2011. It has since blossomed into a very successful publication which has an average of over 380,000 unique visitors per month and over 610,000 page views per month. Hammy also co-founded and is the CEO of Split An Atom and Clikyz, and produces and writes music in his spare time under the name of 'Hordasken'. Hammy currently lives in Hoylake, England just across the water from Liverpool in his private studio on the Wirral peninsula.
Helen Duff Marketing Director
Helen Duff has been optimising and writing our source since the beginning of Previous Magazine. An aspiring web developer and programmer working at CEO Hammy Havoc's firm, Split An Atom. Also the partner of Hammy Havoc. Can often be found drinking coffee and implementing her latest marketing strategy. Gathering statistics and making sense of them for the rest of the team is a speciality of hers.
Bryan Desrosiers Assignment Editor
Bryan is an avid gamer and designer, and likes to combine the two. In his spare time he writes for Previous Magazine and is part of Split An Atom.
Keri Salazar Writer & Promoter
Music aficionado and avid social media user born in Illinois, Keri is the newest addition to our editorial staff. Passionate about bringing the best in independent music artists to a wider audience.
Craig Lackie Writer & Former VP
Former VP of Previous Magazine, Split An Atom and Clikyz. Heavily inspired by music and industrial visuals, Craig spends a lot of time going on incredible adventures and exploring while creating fine art with his camera when he isn't writing for Previous. Craig found his talent for writing by chance when he founded Previous Magazine with Hammy Havoc back in 2011, since then he has been writing consistently great articles about a broad range of topics.
Chrisselle Mowatt Writer
Chrisselle has been writing since her early teens, it was a visit from Mairi Hedderwick to her primary school that first inspired her to write when she was seven years old. After years of inspiration but no outlet for her writing she finally launched her own website: Chrisselle.Com, where she writes about her day-to-day life, interviews people and reviews everything from music to movies. Now part of the team at Previous Magazine she's got even more inspiration to make writing her full-time career choice.
Darren Christie Writer
British outdoors tech blogger, ICT lecturer and leader of the pack.
Melanie Drake Writer
Melanie is the life partner of Matt, she's got a passion for art and loves nothing more than relaxing with a good art book or two. She's currently studying APCP (Art, Philosophy, contemporary Practises) at Dundee University and hopes to become an art journalist when she's finished with the course.
Matthew Sage Writer
Matthew is a geek with the passion to let the world know just how awesome technology and software can be. He's worked at many publications testing and reviewing products to let the world know about, but feels that his home is at Previous Magazine, and we're more than happy for him to be here!