Category: Music

Hip Hop hooray: self-innovation lessons from a culture busting movement

On this day back in 1973 Hip Hop was born and it has continued to innovate music, fashion and our culture ever since.  It became more than a way for...

/ August 11, 2017

Wise words from acclaimed actor Jeff Goldblum

via GIPHY The more I’ve researched Jeff Goldblum the more I’d love to meet him.  It seems that he’s one of those actors who has perfected playing, well, himself.  He...

/ February 3, 2017

Poem: Keith Moon on Drums

Keith Moon on Drums By Steven Thomas via GIPHY You should’ve seen Keith Moon on drums, Son Banging them pots with rapid swots Fantastic elastic attached to his body a...

/ February 2, 2017

Originality doesn’t exist, only influence and iteration

Why we should all ‘steal like an artist’ A good friend sent over this Wired article recently that celebrates a fantastic piece of work by the good folks at Dorothy,...

/ October 13, 2016

Jack White: Restrictions bring creativity

“Inspiration and work ethic… they ride right next to each other”  – Jack White I’ll spare you the pre-amble on this one.  If you’re sitting there (now or in the...

/ September 21, 2016

Can dealing with loss or trauma lead to self improvement?

Forgive the title of this post.  My intention is not to glibly draw a comparison between loss and the often over-played, positive ‘ra-ra’ of self-improvement. Let me explain… Last night I...

/ September 9, 2016

Feast your ears: The CurveFinder Playlist

As far back as I can remember music has figured in my day. I remember rushing back from primary school and insisting on my Mum cranking up the record player… it’s...

/ June 2, 2016

Soul singer Charles Bradley showed us it ain’t never too late to innovate

If you haven’t heard of Charles Bradley then I recommend you check out his work.  He’s a man with a ton of soul and a tremendous talent.  Aside from producing...

/ May 11, 2016