Monthly Archives: September 2013

564px-Old_radio September 29

Helping Bands Play to the Crowd, Long Before the Show – NYTimes.com

Only 15 shows booked so far, but an interesting idea – sort of the Air BnB of concert booking.  If this could be combined with the new trend in concerts in private homes, it could get really interesting. Helping Bands Play to the Crowd, Long Before the Show – NYTimes.com.

neck 3 September 28

Cinema Volta back catalogue now on Bandcamp

Free music just in time for a celebration of the equinox. Have an ambient weekend with the full Cinema Volta back catalogue, now available on the pay what you want music site Bandcamp. You can find the albums, “Space Exploration,” “Tube,” “Stuff,” and “Music from The Kitchen‘ there. And as an added bonus, “Stuff” now […]

neck 3 September 03

Another influence

I’ve added another person to the Influences playlist – Syd Barrett, the founder of Pink Floyd. Toward the end of his time with Pink Floyd, there were stories of him simply playing one chord throughout an entire performance. I used to think that was odd, but now I think he might have been onto something. […]

Bundesarchiv_B_145_Bild-F001105-0004,_Köln,_WDR_Fernsehstudio September 01

Waiting for the Sergeant Pepper Moment

I’ll be chairing one of the featured panels at IBC this year called, “Waiting for the Sergeant Pepper Moment,” looking at the potential technology has to change the way we make television. You can read about the panel at the IBC website. In 1967, The Beatles released their album “Sergeant Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band,” […]