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It’s Not About Gun Control & Immigration: Why CD Baby Is Refusing To Distribute My Album (and why I’m quitting Facebook)

Preparing music for digital distribution is one long succession of emails and error messages: “your artwork is in the wrong format”, “WAV files must be 16-bit”, “you need to add publisher info.” But you don’t expect to be told “you … Continue reading

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Big changes to First Tuesday.

Since starting First Tuesday in 2012 I’ve seen a lot of writers and heard a lot (over 300!) of songs. I’ve learnt a massive amount from the experience, as well as building up a collection of songs of my own … Continue reading

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Set List: Golden Fleece Nottingham (11/08/16)

1) Advice Regarding The Treatment Of Bullet Wounds no. 2 2) Refugee With An iPhone 3) Sweet Baby Hand Grenade Hosted by Martin Ison. Enjoyed listening to Strange Currencies and The Edi Johnston Bit  Click on the titles to hear the … Continue reading

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The Armando Media Manifesto

I’ve been reading an article where The Thick Of It creator Armando Iannucci describes the ‘strange liberation’ of admitting he’s never going to get round to watching The Sopranos on DVD. It’s actually freeing to realise you’re never going to … Continue reading

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Welcome – again

Hey there – if this pops up in your feedreader it means I have successfully transferred your feed to my new blog over at Matt Blick.com. If I haven’t…then you won’t be reading this anyway!

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10 Random Thoughts On Last Night’s Iron Maiden/Airbourne Gig

1) Airbourne, your sound guy hates you. Or loves bass drum. Or both. 2) The whole ‘let’s put Jedi as our religion on the census form‘ thing was an internet hoax. Didn’t you get the email Bruce? 3) You’re never … Continue reading

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Friday Freebie

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Power To The People!

Rage Against The Machine Won! The important thing is that a man with his own major prime time network show and a million other advantages can be overuled by a husband and wife with a facebook account. Encouraging times for … Continue reading

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We’re Starting A (Bowel) Movement

Zach Nielsen has resurrected a long neglected classic by Isaac Watts that deserves a wider audience. If you doubt how much the meaning of words can change in the last 300 years why not try this bad boy out on … Continue reading

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