Warringah Counil’s “Northern Composure” youth band competition is rolling around again.  Continuumusic has been a sponsor of the band comp since its inception and I’ve been one of the judges.  I’m also the house sound engineer at Yo-Yo’s (the venue that the competition is run from).  I’ve had the pleasure of mixing some of the…

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I doubt that any of my favourite singers would have passed the audition stage of The Voice let alone made it through to the finals. I avoid watching those supposed “reality” shows because my feelings about pitting one vocalist against another in some sort of battle to the death makes me quietly fume. (sometimes not…

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I’ve never been a fan of awards shows in the music or film industry.  Probably because I’ve never won anything.  I’ve never even been nominated.  Only myself to blame for that, I suppose but as a result, I’ve never tuned in or shown any interest in the Grammy Awards, The Oscars, et al as I’ve…

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It was a very good year. One of my favourite songs of all time.   I should warn you that the following blog is pretty introspective, self indulgent and it’s all about ME!!  Lol.  So if you’re not into that, here are some amusing pictures of kittens so you don’t feel like you’ve come here…

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Twas the night before Christmas… Well… a few days before.  I’ll be way too busy on the night before to actually write this so I’m getting it out of the way early.  (unlike my Christmas shopping!!  Gulp!) 2013 was an odd year.  It seemed to be very long and yet be gone in the blink…

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