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Messing around in The Space Inbetween

Messing around in The Space Inbetween

Some weeks ago I was flying back from Barcelona  listening to the download of The Stopping Train, a new Sonic Journey written by Gavin Bryars and Blake Morrison for the railway line from Goole to Hull. Even out of context it’s sound world is enticing, making me want to experience the journey. I’d been out … Continue reading

The One Dayer Insight Programme

(notes originally prepared for the hub, and published on their site) Alongside the main conference strand of the #Onedayer, the hub ran an insight programme – short presentations by experts in their own field which looked out into the future and shared (roughly!) five key ideas. Had an insightful & inspiring day @tweetsatthehub #OneDayer! Learnt … Continue reading

Lachrymose

Lachrymose

The Turner Contemporary foyer with its huge sea facing window was a stunning setting for the first performance of Jonathan Hering’s new choral piece Lachrymose. As the audience are asked to stare out across an angry sea, the sky as if on cue turns a gentle shade of pink. This dichotomy of both beauty and … Continue reading

In search of maverick new models for business

In search of maverick new models for business

This post was originally written for the hub web site Over the last few weeks the future of the music industry, who controls it and the role of technology has been under the spotlight. There’s been the World Music expo in Cardiff (Womex), the first Virgin Disruptors panel ‘Has tech killed the music industry‘, the … Continue reading

RIP the flip camera

RIP the flip camera

I’m somewhat behind the times here with my eulogy for the Flip camera – CISCO called time on this dinky piece of technology back in April last year.  Think its fair to say that it was a piece of kit I immediately fell in love with – introducing me to what others wiser than me … Continue reading