Archive for February, 2007

A ubiquitous lifestyle?

Wednesday, February 21st, 2007

I succumbed to temptation in a weak moment, I purchased a smart phone, the MDA Vario II.There are many reasons why I bought it, and I’ll try to explain some of them here. Firstly I’ve been wanting a small portable device for browsing the net and playing media files. I had been looking at the […]


Friday, February 16th, 2007

Now I know what nerves are. Tonight I had the great honour to be on ‘The Friday Session’ on BBC Hereford and Worcester to talk about my little old pod cast. Andrew, one of the presenters, contacted me and asked me if I’d like to come on the show and talk a little about the […]

Defender, progress

Friday, February 9th, 2007

I’ve long wanted a Memory Moog, but never had the money, nor the wish to spend a lot of time repairing one. Anyway, I had the good fortune to play with one at a friend’s that was in tip top condition (with full Lintronics modifications). Simply stunning. In a room with every conceivable synth under […]

Influences on my life

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007

I’ve been thinking a lot about various things that shaped me into who I am now. So I’ve decided to list them, not in any particular order, just a list of things that have had an impact on my life, outlook and way of thinking. Music (Single) by John Miles. By the time I’d heard […]

Time please, gentlemen!

Wednesday, February 7th, 2007

It’s odd being in a band. On the one hand you have real people to play with, which is superb. On the other hand, you have real people to work with, which can be a pain in the butt. Now, no disrespect to the guys in my band, but some of them aren’t as committed […]