In my other life, I’m very happy to be a consultant and coach to some cool clients
[any chance I get to help people, teams and organizations get better at what they do, I’ll take it!]
Much of my work is face-to-face, and video/tele-con based, though I also get my fair share of off-line stuff to do. For the past little while, I’ve been using Writers Flow – Music For Writing as a musical backdrop to my working hours
[as well as for writing, its specific intended use]
Since the release of Grope, I’ve been working pretty solidly on the follow-up, Turquoise Cyan Sapphire
[although I did take a little detour into Writers Flow – Music For Writing along the way]
I’m really pleased with how the 10 tracks are shaping up and, barring last minute production rethinks
[I don’t think there’ll be any, but you never know]
I’m pleased to be moving into final mixing.
My Facebook followers have been getting links to rough mixes for t
So… The pats on the back are done Hangovers kicking in Today just like yesterday before the grin etched carved This rictus shifts but little One truth one beautiful moment cleanly clearly spoken measure of this man’s love We abide start middle and end all else distraction Egos fed starved teased ignored Meanwhile outside the sun … Continue reading Meanwhile, outside, the sun shone →
Over the past few years, I’ve been simplifying
[well, that’s one word for it]
my guitar effects boards, and had ended up at a ‘big board’ which had lots of options, and a ‘small board’, which did the basics
[both of them very well]
More often than not, it was the small board that I ended up playing, because I used the effects on the big-board on only one or two songs during a multi-set gig.
Now that the new line-up for Monkey68 is practising regularly,
The thing is, I buy music because I respect music, and that’s because I value music.
The audience that doesn’t hold to that, or does but somehow ends up using free streaming services anyway, is what is killing quality recorded music.
Everything else is a symptom.
Like many content generators
my digital presence
have become spread across multiple sites and personae.
And, while it’s fairly easy to keep everything updated, provided there are enough hours in the day, I’ve become increasingly conscious that I’m mixing content and audience(s) – so music stuff is going to people interested in my writing, business stuff is going to people interested in my musi
The fight continues #IRespectMusic
Originally posted on MUSIC • TECHNOLOGY • POLICY:
In a crescendo of antagonism starting with the Sony Pictures hack that leaked confidential documents demonstrating that the film studios have had it with Google, Google’s lawsuit against a state attorney general seeking to stop his investigation of Google’s bad behavior and the leak by somebody of the Spotify agreement with Sony Music, the New York Post reports that You
So incredibly moving.
I remember Nan, a couple of weeks before she died, asleep in her room, fading away, a look of perfect rest on her face. It was the last time I saw her – a bittersweet memory.
To sleep, perchance to dream…
Originally posted on The Post-Mortem Post:
German photographer Walter Schels and journalist Beate Lakotta set out to dispell their shared fear of death by photographing terminally ill people perimortem and postmortem i
It’s been a couple of weeks since I posted about Writers Flow – Music For Writing so I thought I’d just share a quick observation!
This morning I’ve been doing some
[yes, it can really help you do that too]
as well as writing about Monkey68 this morning. In the background, all three tracks of Writers Flow have been playing
[Mountain is just coming into its final section]