Sunday, September 28

Bran Posts on Evening Standard London Lite

Unfortunately despite the demographics, the 40-60 (not so 'wrinklie' these days) age group does not seem to be greatly taken into account when it comes to the presentation of Music in much of the media. It seems that the majority of music programming is still aimed at a much younger listener or viewer.

As far as the music from the 60's and 70's, this large back catalogue has been made more available through the Internet and as your article mentions through Vinyl-CD re-issues. This has partly inspired the retro-scene which is definitely an under-current amongst the new younger bands coming up.

I personally believe that the Music Industry could take positive steps to generate this interest in music by opening up the back catalogue to the public. To retell the 'storyline' of modern popular music. To make available some of the more obscure names that never received the acclaim at the time of release.

Then instead of the very negative press, that does nothing for the Music Industry, we could see more informative articles and have perhaps increased access to Music that was missed the first time around.

I hope there are plans to look at this issue again and update Jonathon Prynn's excellent article.

As for myself, I am a 40+ Musician and currently developing an Independent Website for new Music talent in London and the South East.

Bran. Posted August 08 onThis is

Wednesday, September 24

Retox on You Tube

Retox from North London have been around since 1998. Coming on to the Site was a move towards an on-line presence. The next stage has been the Joint Production of a Video set to an excerpt of Balloons one of a number of tracks that have recently received the finishing touches. The video was the result of a collaboration between the site and Menchulica a talented Multimedia Artist based in The Canaries. See what you think. Please go to YOUTUBE and post your comment.

Tuesday, September 9

Independent Music & Multimedia Site

The site is on-line, but in the background we have been re-building. adding new content and getting more people interested in this long-term project. We are based in London and South Eastern Region of England UK.

The Site Aims:
  • To provide a user-friendly site compliant to web standards
  • To provide a primary platform and link station for new original content
  • To provide useful related information and feeds
  • To promote Independent Production
  • To connect to other related sites
  • To provide an Events Listing

We are seeking:

  • Independent artists, writers, producers
  • People interested in writing related articles
  • Links to original work
  • Music Software Reviews
  • Suggestions and Criticism
  • Music Magazines
  • South East UK Venues

We are non-profit, free to use.
Registration allows; comments, submission of articles and content.
Please note all Content must be posted by the copyright holder.
We do not give out any details of members, we do not keep sensitive data.

Try it and see the present site has been on since February 2008

Members Corner

Below are some of our Members - always interesting and worth a look.

Paddy Crunden

Press kits Quantcast

Music Player from our NETWORK

We will be resolving this for our Network in 2011. In the meantime here's a few tracks of mine . . .