I recently uploaded a couple of new songs to YouTube.
I think most of us, by now, have a bit of a love-hate relationship with digital media. I abandoned Facebook and Twitter long ago for various reasons, but YouTube remains an important medium. I have disabled the history and I don’t follow “suggestions”. I just have a slowly growing list of channels that I check in on. Mostly I like to listen to intelligent long-form discussions. I guess I’m addicted to multi-tasking because most of the time this is a background activity while I’m beavering away in Revit.
That’s a song we used to do in the 70s when I had a pub band in Sheffield. We were called
“Jump” which is the name of a mining village in South Yorkshire. I use the past tense because coal mining is no longer a thing. There was a bus called the “Jump Circular” that I used to see in Barnsley bus station as a teenager. That was going to be the title of our first LP. Those were the days of large…