The CMU Podcast: Live – Episode 1

Last Tuesday, I pitched up at The Roundhouse in London for the first ever live recording of The CMU Podcast. It was a little nerve-wracking doing the show for the first time, with really no idea how it was going to turn out. But thankfully all went well. We had a great audience, and my … Continue reading The CMU Podcast: Live – Episode 1

Anna Meredith – Nautilus

While there has been some excellent music out this year, it's been a while since a piece of music stopped me in my tracks quite as firmly as Nautilus by Anna Meredith. An intense blast of brass and beats, it's taken from her debut EP, Black Prince Fury, which was released by Moshi Moshi back … Continue reading Anna Meredith – Nautilus

A couple of podcasts

So, if you like the idea of hearing my voice talking about music business stuff, this is the post for you, because it contains two hours of that. Well, not two continuous hours of me talking, but two hour long podcasts on which I appear. First is the latest edition of the CMU Podcast, which … Continue reading A couple of podcasts

Listening habits: March 2012

So, my grand plan to update this blog with occasionally round-ups of tracks I've been enjoying has faltered slightly. Not that I haven't been enjoying any new music lately (far from it), but, you know, I've been busy. I think I'm going to try to make it a monthly thing, rather than just random, so … Continue reading Listening habits: March 2012

Listening habits

There was a point at the start of January when I was genuinely worried that I might not like hearing new music any more. For a few days early on in the month nothing I heard excited me. Then suddenly I was deluged by stuff, a chunk of which I posted here just over a week … Continue reading Listening habits