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Is It Good? Yes, It’s Good. Can I Make It Better? (New tune with Mike Outram)

March 1st, 2010 · 8 Comments

…That’s what my brain is asking when I’m improvising.

A couple of weeks ago, I had the great pleasure and good fortune to spend a day recording with Mike Outram – guitarist extraordinaire. I’ve been a fan of Mike’s for a long time, having heard him in a couple of different settings with Singer/Songwriter Rebecca Hollweg, and more recently with Theo Travis’ Doubletalk quartet.

We were able to snag a day recording in the rather lovely studios at Leicester College, giving the students there something to record, and a very different type of project to work on. [Read more →]

Tags: looping · Music News · Musing on Music

SL On The Radio

September 15th, 2009 · 5 Comments

A couple of weeks ago, I was interviewed by the wonderful Tom Robinson for his show on 6Music, ‘Introducing – a show all about new music with, rather brilliantly, lots of handy tips for bands and artists starting out and trying to negotiate the tricky transition from the age of the mega-deal-at-the-end-of-the-rainbow to the scary world of DIY and talking to your audience. [Read more →]

Tags: Music News · New Music Strategies · tips for musicians

Website Of the Week on 6Music Introducing!

June 7th, 2009 · 3 Comments

BBC Introducing is a cross network initiative to get unsigned music onto the air. As I mentioned in my post on ‘What Makes Your Music Interesting?‘ I’ve been talking to Tom Robinson about my music ever since we met at his event that I live-blogged at London Songwriters Week.

Well, on last night’s Introducing Show, stevelawson.net was his website of the week, and he played I’m Lost by Lobelia and I, and said some rather nice things about it.

You Can Listen to it on the iPlayer by going to the show page, and clicking on the Sunday link in the listen again menu. [Read more →]

Tags: Music News