Giving Thanks in London

One of the hardest parts about being in London for the fall semester was not being able to spend Thanksgiving with my family. My family and I have experienced a very rough couple of months and unfortunately have lost multiple loved ones. The timing was quite unlucky as this was my first Thanksgiving not celebrated…

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Happy to Be Here

  Things have been well this week at my internship. The label is sending out press releases to the British music press about a new album by the self-described “dreamy-spaghetti-psychedelic-country-jangle” band Alfa 9. I’ve managed to get a few responses from journalists about reviewing it for their publication. There are also some developments that I…

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“Hey Hey, My My, Rock ‘n’ Roll Will Never Die”

  This last week was the start of my internship at Blow Up Records. It’s a very lean operation. Mostly I just work with the owner, Paul Tunkin, and one other American intern. Although looking at lots of American indie labels, that’s just the way things tend to be done (DIY or die!). Blow Up…

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