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Thread #156523   Message #3692163
Posted By: alanabit
07-Mar-15 - 08:02 AM
Thread Name: I need some honest advice
Subject: RE: I need some honest advice
I am not sulking because some people don't like my act. I just needed to get some feedback on how to improve my video presentation.
I have not been part of the UK folk scene for over thirty years, so I have no axe to grind against it - nor indeed against anyone who seeks the sort of entertainment he/she likes. However, on the rare occasions when I have been booked as a guest, I enjoyed it immensely and I like to think that the audiences went home happy too.
As it happens, I am off to do a gig tonight and a few jobs have come in lately for the coming months.
I got a small bit of good news yesterday. After the disappointment of internet radio stations being all but driven offline by the greed of American publishers some years ago, it became virtually impossible for smaller acts to get on the radio regularly. So yesterday, the news that two of my albums are on the playlist of an Auckland radio station, in NZ, came as a welcome surprise. It will be a heartening thought the next time that clouds and pigeons hover above me when I am busking in Leverkusen...