Well, here’s an interesting one. I want to be able to make statements along the lines of “song / album X went to number one on date Y” for every single and album by the band I’m researching. I’ve been fortunate enough to get some extremely helpful feedback from the masters of this subject, Sir…Continue reading When does a hit single actually become a Number One?
Well, I got the commission from This Day In Music Apps and have just started my initial research on one of the biggest bands in rock and pop history. I’ve got until next May to complete the work, but it’s going to be tight. I have to find at least three facts for every day…Continue reading I’m in music apps these days
I’ve been proofreading the content for the This Day In Pink Floyd app, produced by the excellent This Day In Music team. This resulted in discussions about other bands they’re planning to produce apps for (they’ve already done This Day In Led Zeppelin), one of which is a particular favourite of mine. The project is…Continue reading Getting in on the app business
Once again work on Colin goes to Zobeland has been held up by another story idea. This new one stays in the science fiction genre, but so far appears to be a bit more serious than CGTZ. It revisits the old cloning theme but, I hope, with a new twist. Anyway, I have a basic…Continue reading Interrupted by clones
I haven’t completely ignored CGTZ over the past six months. However, I have been working on a couple of other projects too: I’ve had to resort to the boring but necessary expedient of working at my ‘day job’ to keep the wolves from the door, food on my plate and beer in my glass. Unfortunately,…Continue reading Musical Hiatus