Five things I learned by NOT going to SXSWI

Photo by Liz Henry A whole bunch of local blogfriends went off to Austin, Texas this week to attend South By Southwest Interactive – which is kind of the tech end of what is probably the biggest music industry conference and festival on the planet. I’ve...

Many thanks

I thought I’d get this off my chest. I have a lot to report from the CMJ Music Marathon (halfway through as I type this at the NZ Music Stand), but first I wanted to say thanks. This is the shirt I wore yesterday at the panel session I co-presented about the...

Music Tank do standup comedy

It’s often scary when an industry education-focused organisation starts to simply spout the corporate PR. But it can be funny too. I receive emails from the Music Tank people, and I occasionally go to their seminars. So naturally, I also get their mailouts. They...

Situations Vacant

I give up. I need help. I’m looking for a part-time PA, and if you know the right person for the job, then I’d be very grateful if you sent them here to read this message. Hi. I’m Andrew Dubber. That’s me there. Yes, I’m tired and could...

Thanks so much

Well, I’m delighted to report that thanks to your generosity, I’ll be at the CMJ Music Marathon in New York this October. A combination of some cheaper air travel deals found through the internet (thanks, Valerie), an incredible amount of financial support...

Charity case update

I’m more than halfway towards the money I’ll need to get me to the CMJ Music Marathon in New York. Er.. Big Issue anyone? I’m absolutely overwhelmed by your generosity and I’m incredibly grateful to every person that has donated via Paypal to...