New Year Nigh! (Wine and Winter)

  As 2017 draws to a close i finish an EP of ambient music i have been working on last half of December. Winter Also EP Winter Also is a return to my early ambient improvisation style but includes some more abstract sound sources as appose to just vst instruments with lots of reverb on.Continue reading “New Year Nigh! (Wine and Winter)”

Part II: The Revenge!!!

I’m back for revenge!!! Now that summer is over it’s time to get working! “Hot Air Music Presents…” will now be taking place on Tuesdays at Bar 42 as myself and Mark Knowles have something that we’re gonna be working on for Wednesdays. The first gig back is coming soon on 18th October featuring Funkzilla,Continue reading “Part II: The Revenge!!!”

FMP | Proposal

For my FMP i plan to start my own independent record label for Rock and acoustic based genres. I wish to sign at least 3 – 4 artists (2 bands and 2 solo) to the label. From this if the artist wishes to release an EP/Album/Single then i will get that recorded for them andContinue reading “FMP | Proposal”

FMP | Evaluation

For my final major project i set out to create an online record label and to work with artists on releasing new material and promoting them. The main focus of the project was to help me build up my marketing and promotion skills. I feel like i began quite strong booking three gigs in AprilContinue reading “FMP | Evaluation”

Rock for Research [Part 2]: Sad Girls Club @ Bar 42

Last night was a better atmosphere i feel than last Tuesday, even though about the same amount of people came. I Feel that again the two main problems were promotion and date selection and they are something i need to improve on quite a lot if i want to begin making money from gigs. Another problemContinue reading “Rock for Research [Part 2]: Sad Girls Club @ Bar 42”

Rock for Research [Part 1]: Cascades @ Bar 42

Tuesday may not be the best night for a gig at Bar 42. Tonight was quite dead for the most part though we did make a nice £35 on the door in support of cancer research. I feel that the main problem with this one was the promotional aspect of the gig. One major itemContinue reading “Rock for Research [Part 1]: Cascades @ Bar 42”

FMP | Week 8 | 30th May – 5th June

Progress Made Printed out flyers and posters for the upcoming gig on 7th Outstanding Tasks Market and promote the both upcoming gigs at bar 42 Catch up with luke amor and red shores to find out how they are Re plan the live album seriously now…. So Red shores are now going on hiatus toContinue reading “FMP | Week 8 | 30th May – 5th June”

FMP | Week 7 | 23rd May – 29th May

Progress Made Got confirmed headlines for both charity gigs Began planning the live album which i wished to record Designed artwork for the live album Outstanding Tasks Market and promote the upcoming gigs Print out posters and flyers Practice for the upcoming gigs with my backing musicians Contact artists with more details relating to theContinue reading “FMP | Week 7 | 23rd May – 29th May”

Dreamwaves @ Bar 42

When organising gigs as a student at Northbrook college there is a great system in place where if i do a proposal to my lecturer i can get funds to pay bands who require expenses and all. Really useful and if you don’t make back to full amount you borrow you are not in debt,Continue reading “Dreamwaves @ Bar 42”

FMP | Week 6 | 16th May – 22nd May

Progress Made Organised two charity gigs at Bar 42 for which i have all the support acts Designed posters and graphics for the two charity gigs Contacted artists to headline both gigs Outstanding Tasks Get confirmed headlines for both charity gigs Market and promote the two upcoming gigs Plan and design a live compilation albumContinue reading “FMP | Week 6 | 16th May – 22nd May”