Sixteen hour days are commonplace when it comes to songwriting and studio days. Like the flash of a starting pistol, sunrise will be the signal for constant creative thinking, discussion, arguments, compromise, celebration, and hopefully--- a song. The only things that would interrupt this symphony are the endless cups of tea, bottles of water, cold takeaway from the week before, and occasional teeth brushing. The only reason to end is sheer exhaustion or, most likely, succes
I created a LinkedIn profile the other day. The benefits are already coming to light as I connect with people I normally wouldn't be able to find. It's a veritable smorgasbord of professionals from every sector, including musical entertainment.
There's no doubt it's the age of digital. An endless age of information, culminating in the rise of social media. You'd be a fool to think that the band doesn't live and die on it's value. Those that have no idea how to utilise it t
Most of the population has a standard 9-5 job out there. That's fine. The world runs on 9-5 people. It gives many a routine and income which satisfy. Get up, go to work, come back and help the kids with their homework, mow the lawn on the weekends. Maybe you'll treat yourself to a night out every now and then. Hell, you may even play your own version of 'Come Dine With Me' with that other couple you know because 'it's a bit of fun isn't it'. For others, a "normal" job is our
In the wake of New Year's Eve, households across the nation arose with a hangover that could slay a walrus. God help you if you have kids. After what I'm sure was a lengthy recovery for some, people are back in the swing of things. New Year's resolutions are conveniently forgotten or amended or taken seriously. With Van Rockman there is only one resolution, plan, goal. Succeed. Succeed on the highest levels. Anything else is just wasteful procrastination.
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