Music in 5.1 DTS surround sound

As readers may know last year I bought a Denon AV receiver and it’s connected to my Xbox 360 via optical cable and matched with Mission speakers . I love watching movies in 5.1 surround sound and also live music concerts are great too. But recently I got the new remastered and 5.1 mixed Genesis … Continue reading

Got my Genesis tickets!!

See you at Old Trafford July 7th 2007, front block for the Genesis Reunion.   I have been a fan of Genesis since I was 14 back in the 80’s and for some reason never got round to see them live, but this time I have.   Tony Banks (keyboards) is one of the most … Continue reading

Genesis Reforming, with picture!

Ok not Media Center news, but i have to blog this. Tomorrow (Tuesday 12pm GMT) Genesis will announce some kind of new tour for 2007. Genesis are one of my all time favorite bands and Tony Banks (keyboards) is one of my music hero’s, ok the pop of the late 80’s may not be in … Continue reading

Producing a CD

Now I finished my CD I was thinking on how to sell and distribute it. I know I am not going to sell many (if any) but its something I have always wanted to do. I know Cafe Press do CD distribution and they have the kind of model I want (ie no minimum quantity) … Continue reading

Want to name a track?

As I said in my other post I still have some tracks that need naming for my album. How about a name for this track? Either leave a comment or send via email (isdixon at gmail dot com)    

Finished My Album – Now what?

So on and off over the last 4 years (and an intensive last 3 months) I have been working on an album of original music. Now that I have finally finished it the question is what to do with it. Do I setup a myspace account and put out the songs there or as I … Continue reading

Picture of my keyboard setup

As I have said on the Media Center Show before I am working on a new CD of music and have been playing the music on end of each show. So I thought I would post a picture on my keyboard setup including the vintage 80’s Yamaha DX100 (they keytar style one)    

Vote for my music

Over on Karma-Labs forums (the forums for the Korg Karm Synth owners) they have a competition for music created with the Karma Synth. I have entered my song "Milestone" in the Karma Only category and currently the song is in 2nd place in the first round.   I have played Milestone on the Media Center … Continue reading

Excellent gig last night

I went to a great gig last nigh, I saw Paul Carrock at the Lowery Centre in Manchester.   Paul is a fantastic musician, playing guitar, piano and a mean Hammond Organ. When you tell people your going to see him they always say who? Paul has written and recorded some classic songs, such as … Continue reading

RSS feed for my Music

I have set up an RSS feed complete with enclosure support for publishing some of my music.   My plan is to put out a track each week, if I have stuff to put out. The RSS feed is   So using your podcatcher software you can have the tracks delivered automatically. If you … Continue reading