Ponders
28th January 2022

How do you like them Apples?

How do you like them Apples? This is an expression that supposedly originated during the First World War; when the Allies' anti-tank grenade was colloquially called a “toffee apple” because of its bulb-like appearance on a stick. The phrase was…
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Ponders
5th February 2019

Chantel Reflects on 2018

2018 has been another eventful year, what with moving offices, taking on new clients, bigger events, and changes to our office team. We moved to Castleton Mill in Leeds at the start of April, a grade II listed building that…
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Ponders
25th January 2018

The Music Consortium’s Review of the Year 2017

Before we start here’s wishing you all a happy and prosperous New Year. So what did 2017 bring to The Music Consortium’s table? Lots of change that’s what. We launched a shiny new web site, we took on more staff,…
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Ponders
21st April 2017

Record Store Day

I was recently asked ‘Spike, what do you think of ‘Record Store Day’?’. I’m sure they didn’t expect my overly honest verbal berating, but they did say ‘You should write a short blog on that’.  In my opinion ‘Record Store…
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Company NewsPonders
31st March 2017

Anyone Got A Number For A Local Proctologist?

Do you know something, after decades of going to see the great and the good at numerous venues all around the world, I don’t know if I can handle going to gigs anymore? “Really?” I hear you say. Is this…
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Ponders
13th January 2017

2016, Blink and you’ll have missed something

Readers, It’s been nine months since my last confession (Blog), for which I apologise, but 2016 seemed very much to be a case of blink and you’ll have missed something. I’m typing this in the production office of the Liverpool…
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Ponders
1st March 2016

Music, You Know True Music – Not Just Rock ‘N’ Roll – It Chooses You

I was sitting in my favourite coffee shop in town last month trawling through the Sunday papers to see if anything of interest jumped out at me from the morass of tedium and propaganda that usually has me shaking my…
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