Covering Deafspots

Moving to a full online streaming based music platform means I have to contend with rights issues. (Of course, you would be quick to say that that has never stopped me in the past and I would have to agree.) Therefore I have to consider artists and more predominately labels not signed up to Spotify […]

At Times Lacking Purpose

Why did I, fifteen years ago start a blog? A valid question. The blog grew organically out of the new to post updates about my personal website. I switched from posting rather limited sentences on which content had been updated to rambling on about my life at large. Looking back it was a way to […]

Streaming Paradise

It is my nature. I like to hoard. Having mp3 (or more recently FLAC) files stored on my server, laptop and mp3 player fills me with self satisfied contentment. Now, no matter what happens to the CD in the car, the mp3 player in my laptop rucksack or (God forbid) my laptop, there will always […]

When The World Is Not Enough

We all the entitled to change our minds. I did not believe, that after a mere one hundred and thirteen days, when I posted a blog centred around new music I would be, so soon, revisiting the topic. The August Bank Holiday is the last hurrah of the British Summer, the final long weekend before […]

Summer Anthems

Obviously I am far too old to be listening to BBC Radio 1, but my dearest wife insists on listening to the public service broadcaster in her car. Perhaps as the DJs are so many years younger than me, I have little in common with them and their discussions but on the drive home this […]

Experimenting

As you may have noticed, decided to install a new theme onto my WordPress site this Sunday afternoon and have spent the last few hours, tinkering with the colours, formats and layout to try and achieve my goal. Ultimately if somebody has taken the time to find my personal blog, they need to be able […]