This is just a quick news bulleting to let the amazing people who follow my posts that I’ll be signing off for the rest of the month. I’ve got loads to be getting on with so there will be no new posts until 30th November. But as that’s only 5 days away it will give you time to clear your heads from all the gobbledygook I’ve been feeding you these past couple of months and be fresh for another mauling in December. Continue reading “Off the Grid Notice”
Sony announced that the “On Air – On Sale” system where songs were available to buy as soon as they were released for airplay isn’t working. If like me you’re old enough to remember having to wait weeks for a single to be released instead of just logging on to a file-sharing server and downloading it for free may see this as even more proof that record labels are indeed an endangered species. Anyone born before the 1990’s will remember how institutional record labels were. It was simple; to make a record you needed a record label, ideally a major one. Continue reading “Record Label SOS”
A song you wish you heard on the radio: Anything other than what they play!
That’s something to ponder while I sign off for a while. I don’t mean go to that Great Gig in the Sky, no, no, no. I mean I’m not going to add any news or blogs until I’ve got something to report. Hopefully it won’t be too long. I’ve got a mate who has agreed to listen and give me some pointers when it comes to my mix and I’ve only gotta re-record a few parts now. Continue reading “Is No News Always Good News?”
I thought that I’d get a lot done this weekend. The weather forecast was looking a bit glum so I thought “great, I can spend all weekend working on some tunes”. Of course as per usual the weatherman was wrong. Sure I spent some time desperately trying to get some mixes to sit right (and failing once again) but come Sunday when I was planning to lay down some vocals the sun came out and ruined my plans. Continue reading “Keeping it Cool”