Soundcloud celebrate

I met up with Soundcloud’s UK manager, Dave Haynes earlier today. He was celebrating a venture capital investment of 2.5 million euros, announced today. I talked to him about how independent music can make the most of the...

Might as well send it to me too…

After receiving a bit of encouragement (let’s not call it nagging) from a bunch of musicians who love the SoundCloud service, I’ve added a Dropbox to my sidebar. There it is, just under the Search bar. That way, if you want to send me one of your songs,...

Skoggins

Skoggins is a directory site that allows bands to list for free, and lets people search for live performers for events in their area. It seems a fairly straightforward idea. Your thoughts? Is this a solution for events bookings? Something to add to your arsenal? Worth...

What websites should I be on? (part 3)

Two days ago, this would have been way down on my list, but while it’s fresh on my mind I thought I’d mention it: you should be on Facebook. The good news is that you’re probably already on Facebook. Statistically speaking, you’re likely to...

Excuse the mess

Image by Photog Phillip The website, as you may notice, is not looking its usual self. I’ve been talking about a site overhaul for months now, and it’s time I got to work on it. So this weekend, I’m going to give it a go. I’ve upgraded to the...

Will work for shares

I’ve been doing a bit of consultancy with independent labels and new online music startups recently. Very few of them can pay me – and actually, that’s fine. Generally speaking, I’ve done my consultancy on a day rate, on a half day rate, and...