Meanwhile, back at my house

Jake and a couple of his friends, Dan and Jack are working on recording an EP in “the studio” (my office). Today they set up a Ustream video of part of the recording process, and while I was disappointed to have missed it live, I was glad that it had been...

Look who’s back. Briefly.

For the past week or so, I’ve been enjoying having Jake back home after his five months living in Mumbai. We’ve been hanging out together, watching some movies, listening to music, making websites and just catching up and telling stories. He had an amazing...

Jake’s new website

Over the past few weeks, I’ve been encouraging Jake to update his website. He’s been so busy in India that he hasn’t really had time to blog, but he has his own domain (jakedubber.com) and web space, so we had a chat about what would be a useful...

Blades of Steel

I thought I’d try out the brand new Soundcloud HTML-5 widget on one of Jake’s new tunes. Soundcloud is a tool that’s been invaluable to him as an independent electronic musician just starting out, and he’s had to upgrade a couple of levels...

Four albums in one year

December by Jake Dubber Jake has just released the fourth of his series of albums from 2011. That’s it there. Have a listen. It’s a bit of a landmark, because it marks the end of a major project for him. The idea was that he would just collect together...

The new tacky box

There’s a tradition in our family. Whoever leaves home or moves to a new house gets ‘the tacky box’. The tacky box is just what it sounds like – a box full of stuff nobody really wants, but is actually kind of useful when you’re moving...