10 songs for Halloween that are actually about ghosts (and aren’t just metaphors for something else).

October 29, 2015 3:55 pm1 comment
10 songs for Halloween that are actually about ghosts (and aren’t just metaphors for something else).

Other-worldly references in song have frequently been used to express more corporeal pre-occupations. Whether it’s ruminating on lost or broken relationships, unfulfilled possibilities, broader social malaise or just wistful navel-gazing, the supernatural provides that compelling image that draws the listener in. Typically employing the concept of the ghost, or a […]

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10 Entertainers Who Never Quite Filled Their Own Shoes

May 12, 2015 9:00 am0 comments
10 Entertainers Who Never Quite Filled Their Own Shoes

Aside from the fact that they are all forms of popular entertainment, what do music, film, theatre, painting and offbeat performance art have in common? In short, it’s many people who never quite realise their true potential. Whether it’s self-destruction, tragedy, over enthusiast media hype or some other unexplainable force […]

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Why Do So Many Music Careers Fail

May 11, 2015 1:41 pmComments Off on Why Do So Many Music Careers Fail
Why Do So Many Music Careers Fail

OK, Listen up guys, heres the deal. Pay close attention, soak up every word, and share this with your peers and friends. The reason that the majority of you will never succeed is simply because you do not take a proactive approach towards your career. In todays market more than […]

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“There’s nothing wrong with good old tapes” – Interview with Gaz Richards, funder of D.I.Y. cassette label Solid 7 Records

May 3, 2015 7:26 pm0 comments
“There’s nothing wrong with good old tapes” – Interview with Gaz Richards, funder of D.I.Y. cassette label Solid 7 Records

Gaz Richards is the funder of Solid 7 Records, a D.I.Y cassette label, releasing on tapes his own recordings, along with other music that interests him. We chatted about his label, his “relationship” with cassettes, tapes’ comeback and new recording technology. Piotr Balkus: What was the main reason you decided […]

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