Review - Kula Shaker 20th Anniversary Tour 🕉

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I'm 16. My mate Pete has been humming "Achinta beyda beyda tatvaaaah" endlessly. I finally break and ask him what gibberish he's spouting.  And thus I am introduced to Kula Shaker. It was the first CD I ever illicitly ripped to MP3. It was my reference album for any audio equipment purchase. Potential girlfriends were… Continue reading →

Generating Random Chiptunes on Linux

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I like to listen to music while I work. I find - especially in an open plan office - that it is an essential aid to concentration. That said, I find music with lyrics particularly problematic as my brain prefers to concentrate on the words rather than the task in hand. On long flights, I… Continue reading →

The Beatles - Surrounding You With Love

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I'm working on a new project which, unless UK copyright law radically changes, will only be available if you pop round my house 🙂 Yesterday... In 1960s the predominant form of music recording was in mono. Indeed, The Beatles weren't involved in many of their stereo mixes. If you listen to some of those early… Continue reading →

I'm Proud Of Mitch Benn

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Last NaBloPoMo, I wrote up my review of a Mitch Benn gig I'd seen. I know I’m not going to leave it ten years before I next see him. Indeed, I didn't even leave it a full calendar year. Mitch is back and better than ever - he even has a new single out. It's… Continue reading →

When Will Amazon's MP3 Store Come To Mobile?

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Music is a huge seller in the mobile marketplace.  Why carry a walkman or a discman when your phone can deliver high quality music to your £3.99 headphones?  Hear a song you like on the radio, in a concert, from a busker singing - a few clicks and it's on your phone ready to play.… Continue reading →

Gig Review - Mitch Benn

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When I was a fresher at university, Mitch Benn played the union.  I don't remember why I didn't go.  I do remember being woken up by the guys in my halls banging on my door telling me that I'd missed a brilliant evening.  The CDs that they bought back from the gig were hilarious -… Continue reading →

MusicStation, some thoughts

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Some thoughts on MusicStation - in response to Ewan at SMS Text News (I do work for Vodafone, but these are my own opions....) MusicStation by Omnifone is a service offered by Vodafone. For £2 per week, you can download as much music as your phone can store and listen to it any time, anywhere.… Continue reading →