Articles by: allan

  • The Creative Energy Account – How do you recharge?

    The Creative Energy Account – How do you recharge?

    How often have you put a creative project on hold to “rewire the studio” or clean up a hard drive? Our creative energy often gets zapped troubleshooting technical malfunctions and inefficiencies. Sometimes a creative block can be rationalized by the need to rewire the studio. “I need to get rid of that ground loop “buzz” before I can proceed” or “that new OS update has caused a critical piece of software to crash…” On the other hand creative energy can […]

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  • Grooving to Herbie Hancock at the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival

    Grooving to Herbie Hancock at the TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival

    Last night, my wife Andrea took me to see Herbie Hancock at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre in Vancouver.  It was the last performance of the 2013 TD Vancouver Jazz Festival, and our first time experiencing him live. The 14-time Grammy winner put on an incredible performance with three other members of his quartet: Drums –     Jonathon Pinson Guitar  –     Lionel Loueke Bass     –     James Genus What was most inspiring was the head-space that these four musicians brought to the stage.  […]

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  • SPOA unveils new Brand “EFMA”

    SPOA unveils new Brand “EFMA”

    School Plant Officials Association of BC (SPOA) unveils new brand: “Educational Facility Managers Association BC” (EFMA) rebranded

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