Last evening I interviewed Amanda Palmer for my In My Chair podcast. This interview took place over the unlikely theme of a game of chess. We are both very novice players, she is better though as the result of the game displayed. Life can be full of wonderful surprises and moments and last evening was […]
I covered this song on YouTube yesterday and I decided this morning to do a recording of it using the Megaphone treatment that Tom Waits uses so well in the original. Chocolate Jesus
I was listening to one of my podcast interviews this morning as I went for a walk. It was with the lovely Deb Slater and among other things we talked about mix tapes. She works in radio/voice talent/TV etc and so sound has always featured in her life. We reminisced about the time when you would […]
So last night we went and saw Billy Bragg at the Auckland Town Hall. Billy is one of those artists who I have always loved, but never managed to see live with one thing and another. I was notoriously bad at getting to see musicians in my 20′s and early 30′s and of course […]
A friend sent through the link to a newspaper story accompanying this video from the Dresden Dolls gig in the library, so I thought I would share it.
So for those of you who know me well, you will know that music has been a part of my life for a long time. As a teenager music took over my life at about the age of 14. The purchase of albums, singles etc was my hobby. My biggest delight on on a weekly […]
Where has the last month gone? I can’t believe it has been nearly a month since I did a post! January is nearly gone and I am not entirely sure what has been achieved and what has not. I want to reflect this morning, as I sit here on Auckland Anniversary Day, on what has […]
So with 52Laughs.com coming to an end this week, my mind has now turned to my project/s for 2012. I have been surprised and delighted with how well 52Laughs has gone and from what I have learnt from it. I started the year with no real idea of what it would take to complete the […]