Monthly Archives: May 2011

Dictionary of Music Business Terminology

OK. The plan was that I’d sit down tonight and write a nice little piece about the last couple days worth of busking and how terrific they’ve been, especially in light of recent weeks. But I’m tired, full of dinner, … Continue reading

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Vote for me in the Battle of the Buskers

A little while back a film crew from Seattle Metropolitan magazine showed up at Pike Place Market and took some footage of a number of the buskers there. They chose seven “finalists” and I was honored to be among that … Continue reading

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A Public Service Announcement for Trolls

I’ll let snotty comments stand in my blog, but not if you don’t have the balls to post as yourself. Going through a proxy server or forging your IP address—yes, I’m looking at you, “Trevor”—will just get you treated as … Continue reading

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I’m not famous

I’m not famous. So why do I have all these wannabe paparazzi stalking me? I mean, that’s how it feels sometimes. Yesterday I had a truly horrid day busking at the Pike Place Market. So bad that I did something … Continue reading

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2 special tips in the bucket

Sometimes a tip is worth a lot more than its face value. Over the last two days strumming my ukulele down at Pike Place Market I’ve had two of those kind of tips tossed into my tip bucket. Even though … Continue reading

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