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THE RAINBOW FISH STORY

Reflecting on life is sometimes easier through Children’s books. Reading a good story to your son or daughter before bed will do the trick often by suprise. One book I’ve been reaching for lately is The Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister. Although the protagonist “Rainbow Fish” is beautifully swagged out with a rainbow of glittering …



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BOB DYLAN SONGS UNDER 1000 PLAYS

This post is for artists, creators etc. Bob Dylan never gave a Fuck, So why should you? Just look at his 2016 album Fallen Angels on Spotify. Even though he’s still signed to Columbia/Sony- some of the releases have songs that are a year old & still have under 1000 plays. Thats insane. Every 7 …



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songs

A SINGER IN A CHOIR

  A Singer In A Choir is a song I wrote for my grandfather Alan, who I never got to meet & Also my great-grandfather John who was a singer in a choir. I won’t go into too much detail but I discovered from my dad’s findings that John was also musically inclined. He was …



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MUSIC & ART CHANGES EVERYTHING

Music and Art change everything. Honestly. It doesn’t matter if you’re an armchair fan or if you’re heavily involved in their worlds. At some point in your life an act has came on the radio, or shown up in your feed, or you’ve seen them playing for the first time or you’ve been personally handed …



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songs

HOW DID I FIND YOU?

One morning last week I woke up unusually early & inspired.┬áThe night before I’d been reading a really good book about productivity & what stops us from creating something. That book is Steven Pressfield’s book The War Of Art. I recommend it to anyone who is doing something creative yet hits a wall, or is …



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RACEHORSES & BLINDERS

Racehorses. There’s a reason they are pre-equipped with Blinders for the big race. The blinders are there on the right and left side of the horse’s face to make sure they aren’t distracted by what else is going on around them. The horse won’t miss a step. Full speed ahead, tunnel vision! Thats how artists …



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THE STORY BEHIND VOLUME 1

Manchester, 2010 – it all happened really quick. I was fired from a job at Odeon Cinemas for missing a fire drill too many times. I knew the risk of not attending but I didn’t love my job. How could I?! It was just to pay my rent. I was the kid with “Do The …



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Entertainment

SKEPTA PRODUCED JAYKAE’S NEW SONG

Here’s why you should listen to Jaykae’s new track Jaykae is one of the hottest MC’s in the UK right now. He reps his home city Birmingham alongside talents like MIST and is a breath of fresh air to the Grime scene. He has been fully accepted getting tons of play on BBC 1xtra & …



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Classic music

THE SMITHS – 10 BEST SONGS

This is a hard task I’ve set for myself. To pick out 10 songs that resonated with me out of The Smiths’ flawless catalog is an easy task. To pick the ones that I like the most is not so easy. 10 is a shortlist because there are so many good songs by Morrissey, Marr …



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Tech

SOUNDCLOUD IS DEAD

I wanted to chime in on this topic because its gone gone a little quiet recently. In case you didn’t already know – one of my favourite music platforms – Soundcloud fired 40% of its staff and closed many of its offices around the world to cut costs/allow it to thrive a little longer. Basically …



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