Category Archives: Music

LATESTGADGETS – The Exciting World Of No Cost Electronica

A tutorial / roundup article for latestgadgets.co.uk on the best music production freeware; covers DAWs, VSTs, AUs, plugins and sequencers. After many years of experience trying almost everything free, I whittled the list down to what is basically the best … Continue reading

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THE GUARDIAN – What Does It Take To Be A Music Producer?

Another piece for The Guardian on careers in the music business. This time some interviews with DJ Chuckie (of Dirty Dutch) and Marc Kinchen (AKA MK). I produce music myself and so working on this musical careers stuff is beyond fascinating … Continue reading

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THE GUARDIAN – What Does It Take To Run A Record Label?

I interviewed some super interesting people in the music industry for The Guardian about careers in the music business. I spoke with Simon Dunmore of Defected Records and Toby L of Transgressive Records. A lot of it didn’t make the final … Continue reading

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SKIDDLE – 5 Minutes With… Delilah

Fun interview with/unleashing nonsense questions upon Atlantic Records signed singer-songwriter, Delilah. I enjoyed it. I wonder where her music will take her next…?

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SKIDDLE – 10 Minutes With… We Are Scientists

So, when you come in with the stupid questions, We Are Scientists give as good as they get.

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SKIDDLE – Loadstar Interview

Here’s an interview with Drum’n’Bass outfit, Loadstar, who are nice chaps, good at music stuff and also signed to Ram Records. Again, pretty much everything written here is a preamble to the inevitable and ridiculous questions that must come at … Continue reading

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SOUNDBITE CULTURE – Slugabed – Time Team Review

Slugabed is crazy and good at the same time. His track names are next level bizarre. His music is refreshing and slightly odd. I had a listen and wrote a review.

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SKIDDLE – Interview with Ross Millard From The Futureheads

So I interviewed Ross from the Futureheads. He was a real nice guy and talked to me abut the band’s new acapella album, Rant. We also chatted about what life was like inside the music business, what it was like … Continue reading

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SOUNDBITE CULTURE – Chet Faker – Thinking In Textures

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YAHOO – The Civil Wars – Barton Hollow Review

I liked it so much that I decided to review this album again. My first piece with Yahoo.

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