I don’t sing (much). I don’t play an instrument. But all my co-writers do. So I’m feeling their pain, to a degree. […]
Ukraine’s Eurovision entry “Siren Song” is not going to Tel Aviv
Is politics or cash behind Ukraine’s Eurovision decision? Pop phenomenon Maruv will not represent Ukraine at the upcoming Eurovision Song Contest in […]
Ravel’s Bolero back from the dead?
Although no lyrics are involved, I can’t resist talking about this classic case of copyright shenanigans 😉 You’d think that Ravel’s Bolero […]
Spotify: How do you make it work
If you’re like me, you’ve been hearing everything and the opposite about Spotify. In particular, the very low per-stream payments but also very bullish comments about how streaming is saving the industry. Confused much?
Indie musicians vote for major as favourite label!
Here’s a good one. The Swedish music resource HitQuarters ran a poll to check who their members would like to sign to. […]
RIP: bluesman Rosco Gordon
It was another age, of course. But I can’t help thinking about the blues songwriter Rosco Gordon who died recently. He and […]