When the day is done, the day is done

, August 7, 2013

I’ve started doing this thing where I stop working at midnight. If you know me and/or follow this blog, then you know I’m a night owl, and you know I like to take on a bunch of fun and creative projects that tend to feel like obligations in the wee hours. So I’ve drawn a […]


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Say, any CPDJA members out there?

, August 3, 2013

I’m putting some thought into joining the Canadian Professional Disc Jockey Association, and I’d like to know if any of you are members who can speak to the pros and cons. I’ve been looking to expand my business and my reach, and having done a little preliminary research into the association, I can see a […]


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Babylon Telecom says there are “66 days to go”

, July 27, 2013

Earlier today on Twitter, the folks at Babylon Telecom tweeted the phrase “66 days to go.” If you visit their website today, you’ll see the same message. What do you think that’s all about?


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Traktor as a brainstorming tool for DJs (and aspiring DJs)

, July 24, 2013

I’m not a big fan of DJ apps for smartphones. I haven’t yet found one that feels like an adequate substitute for genuine decks. But the iOS version of Traktor DJ¬†has a feature that’s rather useful, particularly when you’re away from home. Whenever you queue up a new track, the app’s “intelligent browser” recommends options […]


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There’s never a bad time to want to slap Sean Hannity

, July 6, 2013

I keep an old folder in Evernote that’s full of random ideas for blog posts. Whenever I don’t know what to write about, I dig through that folder and see if anything grabs me. You never know when you might discover a fresh take on an old idea. There’s a note in that folder titled […]


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How I (often fail to) blog

, July 3, 2013

I wrote a draft version of this post the other night, so I wouldn’t have to rush it. This morning, I read it with a fresh pair of eyes and gave it a quick rewrite. I don’t always take this approach when it comes to my writing; half the time, in fact, I end up […]


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Varial is celebrating ten years of web hosting by offering new customers 50% off for up to three years

, June 10, 2013

The good people at Varial Technologies, who host this website and others in my portfolio, celebrated their tenth anniversary on the first of this month. To mark the occasion, they’re currently offering new hosting clients a 50% discount on their already competitive rates, for a period of up to three years. Use the coupon code […]


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“Your audience is brilliant”

, June 3, 2013

Chris Brogan wrote a book back in 2010 called Social Media 101, and it’s full of best practices and bite-sized ideas for business and creative types alike. Consider, for example, this piece of advice about blogging: “Your audience is brilliant. You sometimes know something they don’t. But treat them as though they are masterful and […]


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I’m doing a guest spot at All My Friends (Saturday, 25 May 2013 at Parts and Labour)

, May 16, 2013

I’d like you to come to the next edition of All My Friends, a club night returning to the Shop under Parts and Labour on Saturday, 25 May 2013. I’ll be filling in for resident DJ Paul G, doing a guest spot alongside fellow resident Mizz Brown. It’s the first real gig of its kind […]


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