Guides and advice for musicians advertising their material online, including BBC Introducing Uploader, Soundcloud and Bandcamp social networks. I’ve gotten hands on with many of these services, and understand people can be left in the dark when it comes to registering and posting music online. These articles should help.
14th October 2017
In which I lament and try to improve the iPhone Podcast app. Don’t get me wrong, I’m grateful that it exists, but some of the design and user interface decisions are infuriating.
29th September 2016
From the smartphone fan to the musical cognoscenti, streaming has changed the way we listeners behave. Is it a source of endless wonder, or is it limited by the paradox of choice?
6th March 2013
A short guide and overview for BBC Introducing, a leading innovator in discovering unsigned, independent musical talent in the UK.
15th January 2013
A brief guide to Soundcloud, examining its pros and cons, and how to make the best use of this orange streaming service.
7th January 2013
Making the best use of Bandcamp, a fantastic platform for musicians and record labels alike in distributing, selling and enjoying independent music.
4th December 2012
An introduction to digital online music, including pros and cons of platforms such as Bandcamp, Soundcloud, ReverbNation and BBC Introducing. This is the first of a series of guides I plan to write.