Year: 2017

DIY Beats , Music , Songwriting

Studio Journal 1: Drums on Oliver Twist

I've decided to start keeping a journal of the progress we are making on my first full length album. We are very much at the beginning of the process of production, but it's amazing to see how every…
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Marketing , Songwriting

Building the Fortress Log By Log

I had a war with the weather...again. It was a miserably cold and rainy day and this immediately beat me into submission. My emotions were all over the place and I just about let it win by feeling…
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Art , Jazz , Marketing , Music , Theatre

Waiting for Resources like Waiting for Godot

Waiting for resources is like Waiting for Godot (thumbs up to you if you got the Samuel Beckett reference). In the creative industry, everyone's always waiting for resources that seldom arrive - be…
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V is for Validation

It's more addictive than drugs, sex, porn, alcohol, social media, seven seasons of a series binge and all the hot women in the world combined. It's more pervasive than telemarketing, more irritating…
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The Maths Teacher and the Walker

2001. Milpark Hospital, Johannesburg. I know these wards and corridors like the back of my hand. These pale green and blue hallways with their disinfectant aroma are my playground every twice a week…
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