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  • BLOCKPOOL

    Blockchain based solutions for multiple business verticals.
    We deliver real world B2B solutions for a diverse portfolio of clients including
    but not limited to: Arts & Media, Fintech, Brands, Music & Sports applications

  • 1978-1990

    9 albums, 3 major labels, quite a lot of touring.

  • 1990-2010

    We produced a lot of records, mainly at our own place in Sheffield or in London at RAK studios - but also New Orleans to Bamako.

  • 2004-2012

    We broke ground in transparency, technology and rights. 

    Now part of the Kobalt group of companies.

  • 2009-2014

    We stood around and all agreed we could build something that nobody had seen before - sales, streams, radio and social. We did - and still nobody else has.

    Now part of the Federation X group of companies.

  • SCRAP BOOK

    so much missing from here but ...

  • CONSULTING

    I hate that word.

    Is there a better one ?

    Blockpool

    2016-now

    Blockchain as a future technology influencing the music industry and many others -  forging a clear path towards decentralisation and multi-sync technology.

    PRS

    2016-now

    I've been a member since 1981 when I relied on them to pay my gas and phone bill. They are a crucial part of a writers life and any contribution I can make is a privilege.

    RVL Productions

    2016-now

    Announcement soon!

    FederationX

    2014-now

    Federation X focuses on bypass strategies - creating new markets, formats, products, not comparable with existing industry competitors. It fully acquired Buzzdeck in 2014.

    Revelator

    2016-now

    Revelator is a platform for artists, labels, and distributors to track their assets, rights and data. It's clearly the best - and that's why I'm proud to be spreading the message.

    YouTube

    2016-2017

    A partnership exploring the possibilities of 360 videos and immersive audio.

    Bowers & Wilkins

    2016

    Collaboration between Bowers & Wilkins and Burberry to produce fully immersive pristine recordings for emerging artists.

    OpenLIVE

    2015-now

    OpenLIVE have created the world's first  scalable 'End-To-End' Live music creation and distribution platform.

    Retrofuzz

    2015-2016

    RetroFuzz was born out of a love of music, lifestyle, and creative technology. That will do for me.

    CORD

    2014-2015

    CORD is a strategic consultancy leading the way in music-first marketing.

    Kobalt

    2012-2014

    Kobalt fully acquired AWAL in December 2011.

    Kobalt offers artists, songwriters, and publishers an alternative to the traditional music business model.

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    Bowers & Wilkins with Burberry

    June 2016

    one special surround microphone, no headphones, no overdubs. you hear what the artist heard in the studio - nothing else.

  • Play, Create, Manage and Release

    We have created the worlds first truly scalable and 'End-To-End' Live Music Distribution & Content Management System.

  • HAMSTER

    A financial analytical platform for YouTube Partners

    Now available in Beta

  • Contact ME