Rapt by Karen O Rapt by Karen O

Rapt by Karen O

Full Tenenbaum Full Tenenbaum

Full Tenenbaum

Indie Schmindie

I’ve been thinking about the concept of indie record labels all week after an article on the Guardian about everyone’s favourite currency-related rapper 50 Cent signing to “independent distributor Caroline”. Now for those that don’t keep up to speed with the coming and goings of the many, many...

X Meets Y

I hate writing about music.

Chiefly I, myself, take great displeasure in writing about the stuff, but then also quite frankly – and with no disrespect to anyone reading who does write about it – I am no fan of any writing about music.

I mean, what is it good for?

Permit me to backtrack...

ELBOW ELBOW

ELBOW

Boring.

The Internet is fatigued.

Or, to be more accurate and a little less snappy; people that work on the Internet are fatigued. Tired out. Bored.

We are in an interesting time when it comes to working in digital. Digital used to be an exciting wild west, where new completely revolutionary sites,...

Luck and Magic

Stats are dangerous.

You know how your parents would tell you off as a child if you tried to stick your fingers in a plug socket? Yeah, stats are like that.

There’s an obsession in certain parts of the music industry, particularly in digital marketing, with stats. Metrics. Percentage...

Hi there, I'm David. This is my website. I work in music doing marketing. On occasion I've been known to write a thing or two. And sometimes I take photos. Please drop me a line and say hello.

Scratching The Itch

I don’t think there are many people that know that once, what seems like an age ago, I did a computer science degree. At that point in time I couldn’t for the life of me figure out how to get into music – my teenage band failing dismally to even get to the giging stage, the music website I...

Queen by Perfume Genius Queen by Perfume Genius

Queen by Perfume Genius

Just saw a dolphin. NBD.

La Roux at Conway hall La Roux at Conway hall

La Roux at Conway hall

Sky / Beach / Sea Sky / Beach / Sea

Sky / Beach / Sea