High praise with high stress

I finally received feedback on my book Radio in the Digital Age from the external reviewers. The publisher has sent me the comments and suggestions from anonymous peers, whose advice can range from minor suggestions through to a complete rewrite – or even...

New book – The 360 Deal

A collection of genuinely helpful advice to people starting out in the music industry. After several months of sending emails to friends and colleagues across the music industries, gathering articles and collating wisdom, my new book is finally ready to launch. Out...

Fewer students, more words

Tomorrow is the first teaching day of the academic year, and for the first time ever, I only have postgraduate students. It’ll be the first time since I started teaching at universities (about this time back in 1999) that my primary focus hasn’t been on BA...

Preview of the next part of the book

I’ve started writing the next section of Music in the Digital Age. I’ve found that recording the audiobook version helps me proofread the e-book version — and so I’m doing that as I go. I thought that since it’s been a month or so since I last...

Now there’s an audiobook and a website too

Music in the Digital Age – Part 1 by Andrew Dubber I’ve spent this weekend (so far) working on the audiobook version of Music in the Digital Age, and you can get it at Bandcamp. Each section of the book has been released as an album. Part 1 is the...

1001 Whiskies You Must Try Before You Die

For the past few years, I’ve been running a whisky blog with my friend Clutch. We’ve visited some lovely places (mostly in Scotland), tasted some wonderful whisky, met some fascinating people – and even made some music as part of that little venture....