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
Back in 2011, my colleague Chris Cooke and I started presenting a weekly, and later monthly podcast discussing the latest news and trends in the music industry. We always had a break over the summer, due to Chris being up in Edinburgh for the whole of August, working on Edinburgh Festival magazine ThreeWeeks. But last … Continue reading The CMU Podcast is back… live!
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
Earlier this month, I was asked to put together a mix for Mixcloud's annual Celebration Of Curation. Amongst the other contributors are Mary Anne Hobbs, The Guardian, Channel 4, Xfm, Last.fm, Beatport and Domino Records. For my contribution, I put together a mix of fifteen of my favourite tracks that have appeared in the CMU … Continue reading Best of CMU Approved 2011 Mixcloud mix
Hello from Edinburgh! After four years at UnLimited Media, I’ve finally made it out of London and up to our sister publication ThreeWeeks’ Scotland HQ. I say that like we have a proper office up here; as ThreeWeeks is only active in Edinburgh for four weeks of the year, during the Festival, the publication operates … Continue reading London to Edinburgh
Hey, you know how I'm always banging on about how much I hate nostalgia? Oh, you'd not noticed. Okay, good, forget I said anything. This week I've been getting a bit nostalgic. It all began with Eddy Temple-Morris' column for CMU this week, in which he wrote about the band that changed him from a … Continue reading The past is a different band