A delightful couple of stops looking for vinyl in Aarhus while visitng friends over new year. The first was Badstuerock. A cavern-like store in a quaint old building, of which there are loads in Aarhus. Dark-ish lighting, lots of crates, and when I asked for something ‘Danish and obscure’ the chap obliged with a release … Continue reading Looking for vinyl in Aarhus
Always a (Black Crowes) fan. I’m on the Jubilee line on my way to one of the only ‘exclusive’ gigs I’ve ever got tickets for. The drama. First they announce the pre-sale for the October Brixton show on one of my busiest days of the year. Then the next week they announce an exclusive promotional … Continue reading Once a fan
Lessons learned from incubation volume one, the wow moment. This week I was asked to name a special quality about one of our start-ups. They are all special, but it got me thinking about one specific quality I’ve noticed over the last two years that really makes a start-up stand out. Makes our job easy. … Continue reading The WOW moment
For your ears. I found myself listening to Cats this week. The new version. The one recorded at Abbey Road. The sessions were in Studio One for a week. You can hear that magnificent sound in the opener, when the orchestra kicks in. Wow. The theme is quicker than I remember it. From the old … Continue reading Why it’s important to listen to musicals, maybe
…read 24 books this year. I know. I can hear the groans. It’s a 2020 trend. I’m jumping on the bandwagon. Blah. I was reminded of how much I love reading by Bill Gates. He loves reading. One of that Netflix documentary’s episodes is mostly about him reading. Earlier this year I said during a Red Talk … Continue reading My new year resolution is to…
At BBC Introducing last year I sat on a panel about music and tech, specifically where music may take tech. The conversation naturally converged on a key point of optimism or contention, depending how you look at it. The post is quoted below directly from the Abbey Road website. If you'd like to see the … Continue reading Where is music taking tech?