An Un-Conversation

If you’ve been following along with this blog for any time at all, you’ll know that I’m involved with and a big supporter of Un-Convention, who organise grassroots and independent music knowledge and networking events around the world. They asked me...

The iPad experiment – day 2

So I messed around with the iPad some more. I recorded things and I blogged. I also did a bit of editing. Here’s a link to a video of the class I gave to my Music Programming students today – recorded on a Flip camera, and edited on the iPad. It’s...
Music and associative vernacular media

Music and associative vernacular media

This is a short video taken by one of the artists involved in the Aftershock Project in Manchester earlier this year. In it, some musicians are composing a song together. A week earlier, most of them had never met. A week later, they had performed that song together...

Munchbreak – Television

Friends of ours from round these parts, Munchbreak have a new song that’s sort of a Brummie update of the Disposable Heroes of Hiphorisy’s ‘Television, The Drug of the Nation‘. Really brilliant bunch of local guys making some great music. Wish...