Month: June 2004

Winner, loser

Muddy patches? Bad refereeing? I’ll throw another conspiracy theory into the works: David Beckham may not realise it, but his teams’ (England, Real Madrid) recent poor performances could be for more personal reasons than you think. You see, back in Manchester United, he was still with a woman called Victoria. That’s why they kept on …

Cubase? Pro Tools? Logic?

Electronic musicians out there: Which is ‘best’, Cubase, Pro Tools, Logic? Or something else I haven’t heard of? Better in the sense that it can meet my growing needs for a more professional setup. I want to be able to edit my tracks in greater detail than what my Triton is capable of doing on …

Kitchen Usability

Sometime, somewhere, someone’s going to write about interdisciplinary approaches to solving life’s complex problems if they haven’t already. One good example would be what I experienced today, while deciding on the layout for our new kitchen. Budgetary issues aside, we made modifications and decisions using a mix of common sense, experience and … some old …

Sweetback – Stage 2

If you’re a fan of Sweetback (the band making up Sade, without the singer) you may be pleased to hear that they’re launching their second album, Stage 2, on 22 June 2004. One of their guest vocalists for this album intrigues me. Aya was born in Singapore, moved to London (a la Vanessa-Mae?) and met …