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Podcast 3: Money

Podcast: Play in new window | Download (Duration: 32:00 — 29.3MB) In which Dubber and Steve talk about their newfound wealth, experiments with pricing and the economics and sociology of music (and other things) online. Mentioned in this podcast: Steve’s...

Amateur nonsense

This is not an ad. Well, yes – obviously it’s an ad, but Microsoft have not paid me to place this here. I bring you this just to spark a discussion about the endgame of music performance and production in the digital age. Because although this is...

Demo on CD or mp3?

First of all, let’s dispense with the word “demo”. Stop using it. What you have made is a promo. These days, the word ‘demo’ has acquired connotations of “not as good as it would be if we had a decent budget and could play our...

Can the internet help improve my playing?

Not everyone who reads this website is ready to record or release an album. I’m impressed by the number of emails I get from people who have stumbled across this site shortly after finding themselves in their first band. And not everyone plays everything as well...

Belfast on Friday

I’m going to be speaking at this event this week: Music: It’s The Business Friday 27th June 2008, 1pm – 3.30pm Blackbox, 18 – 22 Hill Street, Belfast, BT1 2LA This seminar will cover the changing shape of the music industry and the ways in which...