The Co-op’s Unsigned Playlist, RIP?

I was a little surprised to see this headline earlier today. Apparently the Co-op switched to exclusively playing music by unsigned artists in their supermarkets, but after widespread complaint by the staff working in them, they have reverted to playing chart music. To be honest, I was mainly surprised because I hadn’t heard that the […]

Another post about Amanda Palmer. Sort of.

When I first began this blog, I never envisaged writing two articles about something that Amanda Palmer had done. As I pointed out out in the first one, I’m no fanboy. Nevertheless, I’m starting to think quite highly of her philosophy, after I watched this TED talk: If you, like me, are interested in making […]

Your act’s image, and whether it is important.

The other night, our guitarist sent us this article. It made for interesting reading, particularly from the point of view of somebody who would, eventually, dearly love to be able to make a living playing his own music (or at least, our guitarist’s music, given he writes most of the songs). The TL;DR version is […]

By way of introduction…

Another musician wielding another WordPress blog. So far, so average. Arguably, this is the place where I should tell you all that I have an exciting and original idea, which will revolutionise the “blogosphere” and keep you all abreast of every “Next Big Thing” that you really need to start caring about; but I think […]