This week's POTW is a bit different from previous ones, which have all so far been Spotify playlists. This one is a Musicoin playlist, run by artist Juxta via the Atom Collector Records website, with a little help from another artist, Self Suffice, aka Rapoet. Musicoin doesn't have playlist features built into its website just yet, so…Read more Playlist of the Week (2018/20)
There were various articles last summer predicting doom and gloom for Soundcloud before they were rescued. That triggered some research into what alternatives there are, which has resulted in my writing a series of blog posts aimed at musicians and music geeks to share what I found out. This one deals with the Musicoin.org site,…Read more What alternatives are there to Soundcloud? (Pt 5: Musicoin)
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)
Drooble - a social media site for musicians and music fans - are running a song competition at the moment. They have two prizes, one for most original song and the other for the song that gets the most votes. I thought I might as well put an entry in - it can't hurt, can…Read more I entered a song contest!
One of the things I'd really like to do is write music for computer games, or have tunes I've written placed in a game. A few weeks back, I was in touch with an app developer, TrickJazz Studios, who are planning to make some games to aid relaxation. We had a couple of emails back…Read more Putting my Business Hat on (Part 1)