New Release -“Shyest Kindred Spirit (Acoustic)” by Piqued Jacks

Shyest Kindred Spirit (cover)

Here is a single from Piqued Jacks upcoming album “Aerial Roots” an acoustic version of their self-released album “Climb Like Ivy Does”. We are releasing the digital version of the album early February. The single is also available for purchase via CD Baby, our music glue shop

We are taking physical orders for the album from our roster page here, just click the buy button & pay to order your copies of the album NOW where you can also listen to the single 

We have entered one of our videos into a competition

video pic for heaven on earth competition


Looking for votes please click this link then click the button VOTE, add your email address & type in the simple encaptcha underneath, submit then return to video & click on VOTE button again & you will see your vote registered. If you’re feeling really generous 🙂 you can return & vote once a day until the end of the month. Many thanks we will return the favour with votes for your contests or facebook likes/follows whichever you prefer.


The Ugly Truth of Publishing & How BEST to Support Writers

Kristen Lamb's Blog

Original Image via Flickr Creative Commons, courtesy of Anurag Agnihotri Original Image via Flickr Creative Commons, courtesy of Anurag Agnihotri

Well, I figure I have one more day to drunkenly torch my platform. Sad thing is I don’t drink. I am apparently this stupid when sober 😛 . Actually I am writing this as a follow up for my rant from the day before yesterday, because knowledge is power.

Writers need this. Your friends and families need this. Readers need this. The more people get how this industry works, the more everyone can start working together for everyone’s benefit.

In my book Rise of the Machines—Human Authors in a Digital World, I go into a LOT more detail and I highly recommend you get a copy if you don’t have one. I spend the first chapters of the book explaining how the various forms of publishing work so you can make an educated decision.

All types of publishing have corresponding…

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Official European Independent Music Chart

european indie chart

Our first xmas release Season’s Greetings by Cubic Jack made it into the top 20 chart it came in at No.18 see here: /?u=15fbe405193578bbe4fc2fa34&id=6f8c249923&e=3b0a666b55