An aside about travel

I’ve got a fair bit to report after a very enjoyable CMJ Music Marathon. But if you’re interested in the peripheral travel story, this might interest you. I had a bit of an ordeal coming home from New York after the CMJ Music Marathon (for which,...

NMS Newshounds

Having had an encouraging response to my request for virtual interns, I’ve put my top applicants to the task of reinvigorating the Newswire. Here are some things that struck me about the people who applied for the ‘position’ (not a job, as such, as...

My other blog is just a blog

Other than at New Music Strategies, I can be found online at a number of other places. Today I rationalised a little. If you read New Music Strategies, that’s probably the only interaction you really need to have with me. You’re in and around the music...

Project Studio Network

This week, I’m the (*ahem*) ‘celebrity interview’ on the Project Studio Network. Go figure. I had a Skype call from Big Al Wagner, one of the enthusiastic hosts of the Project Studio Network podcast — a regular show with useful hints for home...

Simple and brilliant

Simplify Media actually manages to achieve what most music consumers have always wanted: a chance to connect to and enjoy each other’s music without the usual problems associated with that. Simplify Media is a new plugin for iTunes on PC and Mac platforms (with...

Channel 4 podcast

I’ve long thought of starting a podcast about online music, but laziness tends to get in the way. I did, however, find a way of doing it without all the effort. Local creative industry consultant and digital media producer Antonio Gould makes a podcast for the...