August, 2008

Dave Stewart Muses on Music, Technology and the Internet

Thanks to Derek E.Baird for the the link to this interesting video, where Dave Stewart from the Eurythmics discusses web-based technology affecting his own musicianship and the enormous opportunities it has made available for budding bedroom composers. Music technology has definitely allowed me to work with creative and musical young people (who haven’t received traditional […]

Beef Wellington Yumminess!

There’s 2 weeks until term starts and I am going stir crazy doing my taxes/Bobmin. Time for a quirky blog post! My uncle is a chef and often feeds B rate celebs and sport stars. When I was 15, I was a waitress at the hotel restaurant he manned- it taught me lessons in customer […]

What to do in Silly Season?

Summer can be a quiet period for the community musician and I am finding it particularly hard to relax. I know I should spend this time focusing on my artform, enjoying my time off, but, it just doesn’t work like that for me- guilt being the operative word I suppose. I was counseled only slightly […]