High Time for A Dad Update

As I write this, I'm at my parents' house, waiting for a delivery. It's to replace a mobility aid which was already delivered for Dad, but my sister tried to demonstrate how it would fold down to fit in the car and one of the plastic levers broke off in her hand. Dad's still in…Read more High Time for A Dad Update

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Playlist of the Week (2018/9)

This week's POTW is another one from Atom Collector Records, who are doing a great job of championing musicians who release music independently of any record label via their site, Soundcloud and Spotify in particular. This playlist is from their 'the 100' series, where they put together 100 tracks (or thereabouts) from lesser-known musicians, and…Read more Playlist of the Week (2018/9)

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Playlist of the Week (2018/8)

Today's POTW, Girls Who Can, is compiled by CeCe Hemmingway, one half of British electronic act Hemmingway.  Based in Chelmsford, Essex, the band have a big, contemporary, sound bridging the gap between electronica and guitar based rock, with David Moriaty's cutting solos. It's worth pointing out that CeCe not only provides the vocals, she's also…Read more Playlist of the Week (2018/8)

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Playlist of the Week (2018/7)

This week's POTW comes from artist The Transient Creep of Olivine, from Texas, who has kindly included Savannah and Spiralesque in their Instrumentals playlist. Again, this playlist features artists that would mostly fall under the radar, so it's another great one for music discovery. The Transient Creep's own music is magical and ever so slightly…Read more Playlist of the Week (2018/7)

What alternatives are there to Soundcloud? (Part 4: Bandcamp)

There were various articles last summer predicting doom and gloom for Soundcloud before they were rescued. With that in mind, I did a little research into what alternatives independent musicians have to Soundcloud. This is part 4 of the series aimed at independent artists. Comments relate to the free version of Bandcamp: there is a…Read more What alternatives are there to Soundcloud? (Part 4: Bandcamp)