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Band Friendly Storage Units and Practice Spaces in Auckland

I spent a ridiculously long time compiling the information below. Time to share what I found… Live Google Doc URL: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/12r53E9cV3YpYs8w0PGJ_9sjGwz5UXbNp-LjWeU_D5bU/pubhtml Snapshot in time below – Friday 21 April 2017 – click the image to go to the URL above.

Quick Garage Sale Before Moving

Hotel Vermont studios is moving to Henderson! Some items on sale now via my TradeMe account. The best items could be the dishwasher and also the analogue audio stuff – Drawmer MX30 compressor, Peavy Addverb, and the rack stuff. Also the plants: Lime tree and an Oak. Electronics & photography (3)  Home & living (4)  Music & instruments (4) 11 Items […]

New instrumental self-leak: Skanky Funk non-final mix

An unfinished mix leak of an in-production track by Tomachi has emerged on the popular original audio site soundcloud with download: No surprise who leaked it – me. Skanky Artwork Heres the high res version of the “Skanky Artwork” as I call it – a still from the animated video in production now, made with […]

It’s official: Bandcamp now reports sales to the official NZ Music Charts (RIANZ) and IMNZ!

In case you didn’t know, the musician focussed music store  Bandcamp.com broke the news on 21 December that they are now reported to The Official New Zealand Music Charts and Independent Music NZ. This means they send their (your musics) sales information on a daily basis; meaning sales on Bandcamp can contribute to your music chart rankings – […]

Rachel Beer – Barfoot & Thompson – Making more problems than we’re solving perhaps?

Short URL: Raven.Funk.NZ   <– (for word of mouth referrals etc) Come help with the move! Starting at 11am next Wednesday 21 December, a moving truck (Auckland Movers) is booked, and the plan is to chuck it all into “transitional storage” pending figuring it all out. Whack it on your Google Calendar now:    Tom raps to landlord […]

Tom on the big screen in Hyde Park London supporting Roger Waters

From The Who. Wow. Maybe that was my best ever gig? Well I guess I hope not and the best is yet to come! I saw the water that Roger Waters was drinking. Nice. From behind the security fence within the security fence. Fair enough. I did count 28 of these amps under the stage that […]

Tomachi’s new track: “Cultural Psychopath”

Finally finished off this tune: Play on soundcloud Amazingly, through the genious of my international aggregator Distrokid, it’s available on the following stores: Spotify, iTunes, Apple Music, Google Play, Amazon, Rdio, Deezer, Tidal, YouTube Music, Microsoft Groove, Beats/MediaNet, and Shazam It is also available outside my Distrokid network at: Bandcamp (Hifi Flac file: 96 Khz 24 bit), […]

I think I’m planning to write my own SPD-SX drum pad management software

UPDATE: I figured out how to dupe kits quickly. Just duplicate the .spd file in the kit folder. Make sure you rename it kitXXX.spd. Kit 1 is kit000.spd so subtract one from the filename. Because Roland’s SPD-SX Wave Manager is so terrible. It seems like the only thing it can do is: load samples into […]

Why do people illegally download music? Here’s one reason…

PS: I’m about to launch the recorded music division of Tomachi Corp. Will be offering local bands that I like access to my Distrokid account to release their music on iTunes, Spotify, Amazon, Google Play, Beats, Deezer, Rdio, YouTube Music Key, Shazam and more… you’ll get 100% of your royalties less about $50 per year […]

How To Make Smart Playlists by Genre eg “Not Hip Hop”

I have a lot of Hip Hop in my iTunes library so I made this handy “not hip hop” smart playlist:   Basically you do a set of five “Genre is not” filters set to: Hip Hop Hip Hop/Rap Hip-Hop Hip-Hop/Rap HipHop Works pretty good. 🙂  

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