Month: October 2017

Art , Brother & Brother , Marketing , Music , Songwriting

Don’t Eat Your Ice Cream Before Your Veggies

I've been teaching brand management for an online learning course this past week and was once again confronted with the term marketers use to refer to their customers: Consumers. I've always been…
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Bass Like a Boss , Jazz , Music , Songwriting , Studio Journal

Studio Journal 2: Bass on Oliver Twist

We've recorded the drums on three songs and the bass on two songs so far. I've decided to record each song incrementally on a weekly basis since that gives everyone a good deal of time to internalise…
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DIY Beats , Music , Songwriting , Studio Journal

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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