Knowing what’s good for you…

I’ve been incredibly busy and stressed of late. I tend to deal with it pretty well as a rule, but the lack of sleep, added to the travel and poor diet, has resulted in me being pretty wiped at all times for the last week or so. So at the beginning of this week I […]

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Ikutaro Kakehashi

I’ve just met Ikutaro Kakehashi, the founder of Roland Instruments and the man who “invented” MIDI (he initiated discussions between electronic music manufacturers to develop a universal communication method). For anyone who’s ever been involved in music production you’ll know what a massive influence Roland and MIDI have had on technology over the past few […]

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Ikutaro Kakehashi

I’ve just met Ikutaro Kakehashi, the founder of Roland Instruments and the man who “invented” MIDI (he initiated discussions between electronic music manufacturers to develop a universal communication method). For anyone who’s ever been involved in music production you’ll know what a massive influence Roland and MIDI have had on technology over the past few […]

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1000 True Fans

Just a couple of quick things for you, as I’ve got a backlog of things I’d like to tell you all about but they’re building up and I never have enough time to blog as it is! Those of you that read my last blog about Chris Anderson may know of his seminal work “The […]

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The future of the music industry

A great article/interview with Thom Yorke of Radiohead and David Byrne (formerly of Talking Heads and all round world-music-dabbler extraordinaire). I’ll let the article speak for itself. It’s fascinating reading from two guys I really, really admire for their innovative approaches to their business and their art.

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The future of the music industry

A great article/interview with Thom Yorke of Radiohead and David Byrne (formerly of Talking Heads and all round world-music-dabbler extraordinaire). I’ll let the article speak for itself. It’s fascinating reading from two guys I really, really admire for their innovative approaches to their business and their art.

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Music Links

Here’s a whole host of music links and info that I’ve copied over from my old blog. I haven’t had chance to check that all the links still work, but hopefully they do. Drop me a line if you find any dead links. – – – – –The Independent Music Supplement On the 3rd February […]

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Neil’s guide to sending out great demos

In the year or two since I wrote this guide a lot of things have changed, most notably the ability of everyone to send and receive high quality MP3s via email. And obviously everyone has their music on Myspace. In light of that I’ll get round to updating this guide soon, but in the meantime […]

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