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Whinge of the Day…

The worst thing about running a label is simultaneously experiencing both ends of the pride/fuming despair spectrum when you see your bands being awesome on stage, and really nice, helpful and laid back to deal with, while at the same time you can’t get a single reviews editor from a single publication to so much as acknowledge the fact that you have ever sent them a single fucking email.

The latter is bad enough in general, but made infinitely worse by the sense of obligation generated by the former.

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mrstoad:

One of the questions that IT asked me to consider in testing Glass is how we should deal with people coming in to our building wearing it. Should we refuse to have them keep Glass on in order to protect our corporate and staff privacy? Is the ‘silent surveillance’ ability of Glass overstated? Is…

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mrstoad:

I can only compare my Glass experience thus far with my spectacularly unsuccessful dating career where initial excitement invariably ended in disappointment, boredom or frustration (and often all three). My problem, then as now, was probably expecting far too much to begin with.

Glass is, in many…

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mrstoad:

Day two of Google Glass was, if anything, more frustrating than the first. I managed to get back on wifi and then signed up to some apps such as Tumblr and a recipe site. I’ve managed to post to twitter easily but Tumblr doesn’t seem to work. Just as well really because I almost accidentally…

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mrstoad:

So this is my first day trying out Google Glass. Our IT department is a bit like Q’s laboratory and as they know I like a play around they tend to let me know whenever a new toy is available to try. Unfortunately, so far no laser watches or mini-helicopters but it can only be a matter of time….

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Just uploaded Toadcast #301 - The Bettecast to Mixcloud. Listen now!

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"…compared as a mix between Daughter, Kate Bush and Bats For Ashes…"

— PR FAIL HALL OF SHAME #224 - Hahaha, Bats for what?

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Pale Imitation Festival lineup more or less finalised.

Pale Imitation Festival lineup more or less finalised.

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Bette is home, flags off, CB aerial and handset away, and silly lights capped up as well. Sigh. Rust2Rome is now truly over for another year. Must try and re-learn how to drive sensibly.