Backbeat: 2015 yearly round-up of Coventry music – Coventry Telegraph

Pete Chambers sums up his favourite Coventry artists of 2015 – and I get an “honourable mention” for my “superb” (Pete’s word, not mine!) Eighty Days of Rain EP – thanks, Pete, you’re a star! Source: Backbeat: 2015 yearly round-up of Coventry music – Coventry Telegraph

Review of the year, 2015

Well, it’s been a pretty nuts year. I started as a dabbling bedroom producer and occasional, moderately reluctant DJ; the year finished with me full-time pro in the mobile DJ market and with a CD release and BBC Introducing Artist of the Month under my belt as a producer. And some live shows, too! Just by looking…

My favourite reviews

Tunecore, the digital distributor that I use, provide a reviewing service where they put your tunes in front of a bunch of people, collate the results and then give you some stats on how marketable your music is. I thought it might be neat to give this a go and do a bit of market research,…

More BBC airtime!

“Do you think about me?” got its first play on BBC Introducing Coventry & Warwickshire last night – you can hear it on the BBC iPlayer (from about 1 minute 24). Don’t forget – if you like this track you can buy it on CD from Bandcamp, as a download from iTunes or stream it for…

Eighty Days of Rain EP Released!

I am proud and pleased to announce that my 4-track EP, “Eighty Days of Rain”, is now available to purchase on CD and as a digital download. This EP contains probably my most danceable, commercial work to date and has been several months in creation. For CD and download purchases, head over to my Bandcamp page….

Pre-order from Amazon

Eighty Days of Rain is now available to pre-order from Amazon. (The link below is to, but your localised store should have it, too!)

Another EP track!

Here’s “Do you think about me?” Like it? Come along to the launch event, get a copy of the CD for free and hear it played LIVE!

The EP has landed!

A day earlier than scheduled, Pure Music Manufacturing have delivered my CDs! I’ve had a truly excellent service from these guys – they’ve been quick to respond to questions, knowledgeable to a fault and really quick to turn the job around. Not only is the printing, finishing, packaging and shrink-wrap exactly as anticipated, the audio…

“Skylight” on BBC Local Radio

BBC Introducing in Coventry and Warwickshire gave “Skylight” a play tonight, and gave the launch event a couple of mentions on the show, too. You can hear “Skylight” on the BBC iPlayer here (from about 1 hour 4 minutes).

iTunes, Amazon, Spotify and more!

Today I signed up to Tunecore and submitted “Eighty Days of Rain” for distribution. All of which means that the EP will be available on iTunes, YouTube Music Key, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Play, Rdio, Deezer, Xbox Music, Rhapsody, eMusic, Simfy Africa, iHeartRadio, MixRadio, MediaNet, VerveLife, Tidal, Gracenote, Shazam, 7Digital, Juke, JB Hi-Fi, Slacker, Guvera, KKBox,…

EP news – artwork and production

Sleeve art for my forthcoming EP, “Eighty Days of Rain” has been finalised and CD production starts in the next couple of days! This process has been a really steep learning curve for me – lots of new information to take in, new skills and software to master and a whole lot of work (unfortunately…