Some thoughts on band etiquette…

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(Caution, I don’t normally swear a lot in my writing, but I do here. Sorry in advance if it bothers you.) I’ve been in one band or another for well over 10 years. I’ve played in a 300 year old … Continue reading

01. February 2016 by Michael Partridge
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Some thoughts and advice on a life of sobriety!

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It’s that time of year again! Resolutions, hopeful goals, idealistic mantras…call it what you want. One of the most common statements made some time between Christmas and New Year is “I’m going to ease up on/quit alcohol for (add time … Continue reading

05. January 2016 by Michael Partridge
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Best Albums of 2015…in my humble opinion.

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This is coming in no particular order, as I doubt very much I could pick one over the others. 1. Murder by Death – Big Dark Love Murder by Death are easily one of my favourite bands in the whole world, they haven’t recorded a bad album, … Continue reading

27. December 2015 by Michael Partridge
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STOLEN: Fender Jaguar Baritone, Squire Jazz Bass and Squire Bronco.

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I woke up on the morning of the 19th of November to a text message from my bandmate that our studio space had been broken into and three of our instruments were stolen. This is not the kind of news … Continue reading

19. November 2015 by Michael Partridge
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Suicide awareness week/month/forever…

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I don’t know if you’ve seen a plethora of Facebook statuses about suicide awareness week (September 6th – 12th), month (all of September), being copied and pasted around. Awareness is an excellent step, because it still frightens me to know … Continue reading

22. September 2015 by Michael Partridge
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One Microphone and some magic!

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My most productive period of blogging was during the last run of Burning Red Red Matter, its a content creation club, reasons to blog, simple inspiration, that sort of thing. It has been rebooted for season 2, so I am … Continue reading

21. August 2015 by Michael Partridge
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Sam Russo, Cory Branan and Tim Barry at Le Pub

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After the successful trial of tech that was filming Sammy H Stevens & Jonah Matranga play at Le Pub, I decided to give it another go! This time I planned ahead a little, chatted to the lovely folks at Le Pub first … Continue reading

18. March 2015 by Michael Partridge
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Why I’m not interested in contemporary rock music.

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Please be aware I wrote this at 2am on a Saturday night after getting home from a gig. Just be thankful I don’t drink or it wouldn’t make any sense. This is a weird statement to write down. Partially because … Continue reading

19. October 2014 by Michael Partridge
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Green City Events – The Shelley Gardens Community Food Festival

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I really enjoy making films like this. I’m not sure why…It is almost like a video version of the photos I love to take. Does that make sense? On a bright sunny afternoon in June, Green City Events asked me to … Continue reading

08. October 2014 by Michael Partridge
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From Designer to Developer – Talking at Design Stuff Cardiff

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I’ve realised this has turned into quite a long post, somewhere between loads of photos and quite a few words, I’ve written a piece about my adventure in doing the talk and a bunch of advice on how I deal … Continue reading

08. October 2014 by Michael Partridge
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