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Music industry observations by Niall Doorley (Future Music Forum)

Niall Doorley

The Future Music Forum, which I attended in September in Barcelona, is the brainchild of events co-ordinator Niall Doorley. Niall is an energetic personality, and has created a important space for the music industry to come together and share ideas. Continue reading Music industry observations by Niall Doorley (Future Music Forum)

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Future Music Forum – a social business

Angel Gambino

One of the wonders of the modern world is that we’re all so connected, and yet also not. To illustrate the point: here I sit, typing this blog post on my Blackberry, in a cafe full of people. Go on. Judge me. But this is the world we live in. Continue reading Future Music Forum – a social business

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Mark Haze: Cape Town rocker talks music industry

Mark Haze

From the outset it was clear a certain Mark Haze wasn’t going to be on the fringes of M-Net Idols. We’ve enjoyed watching his journey so far, but also how well he has engaged with his rapidly-expanding fan base. He’s used the internet to communicate regularly and connect with people while on his Idols journey. We caught up with him to chat about how he views music and life in general. Continue reading Mark Haze: Cape Town rocker talks music industry

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Pixie Bennett on music, management and twitter

Pixie Bennett

Pixie is one busy lady. She has various spheres to her music career, all of which keep her fairly busy. And sheesh-like, does she get around. Fast. Besides taking the initiative, we like that she’s applied herself in full to her music by being a great multi-tasker, managing all aspects of what she does. Here’s how she goes about life… Continue reading Pixie Bennett on music, management and twitter