There is a lot of hype again about retro music. Don’t get me wrong, I love a lot of music – both the original inspiration of the classics (from that synth soundscape of Shine on you Crazy Diamond, to Van Halen’s Jump), I even find myself loving a lot of the Synthwave genre in how […]Read more "Break yourself free from 4/4 time signatures and classic 70s synthesizer sounds"
Its late at night and I should be going to bed, Instead I listen to the little caffeine voice within my head, Up at six, body tired and oh how it twists, Hands like claws that struggle to grip, Up at six, sick of the drudge and the sludge, I’ll be back at the shit, […]Read more "Its late"
I’ve been cycling to and from work for around 20 years now. Southampton has always been choked with traffic and the fumes it creates ever since I can remember, but recent years have been worse than I’ve ever known. The council kept stating “cycling is booming“, as did the local police, and we did have […]Read more "High-Visibility clothing for cyclists is a crock of shit! You have been sold a lie!"
I must have had three whole accounts muted with Reddit now. Citations later that I “spammed” the Music sub and “posted self-promotion links” …on a Saturday …where rule 7 of their sub condones it. The first two accounts were kind of throwaway accounts, I’d only posted maybe a link on the specific Saturday and tagged […]Read more "Reddit is a powerful tool for musicians (with caveats)"
I never had the balls to play live. In fact most of my music never even gets played to the family. In the past they’ve sat there, obviously wanting to enthuse about my 8 minute noisescape with babies screaming and the sample of an alarm clock chiming away but the reality is they just don’t […]Read more "Sometimes I just like the idea of creating something that could never be played live"
Many years ago, when the internet as we knew it was simply nerds sharing cat memes and naked ladies that took half an hour to download a photo a few of us discovered each other on a thing called the Delphi Forums. It was a bit like Reddit used to be, simple layout, users who […]Read more "The joy of being influenced again"
Reposting is the process on music sites whereby a third party can promote your music on their profile page at the click of an online button. Anyone following that user will see your track either on their page or in their stream if it was reposted within the time your stream is updated. Its been […]Read more "The VERY real problem with Repost Accounts"