Start Smart Returns to the Downtown Music Hub

Johannesburg: Due to the overwhelming success of the first Stat Smart Business of Music Workshop, The Downtown Music Hub is proud to announce a repeat of this workshop to be hosted at the legendary recording studios on Saturday 5 November 2011. The Business of Music workshop was so well received … Read More

Music Business Master-class

Now Available: The Music Business Master-classAcademy of Sound Engineering, in conjunction with David Chislett and Nick Matzukis, are proud to present the Music Business Master-class (MBM): the one-stop business course for the modern musician trying to make it in the new music industry.The industry is abuzz with talk of how … Read More

Down Cape Town Way

posted in: Blog, News 0

I left Joburg on Wednesday last week. Apparently just in time to miss a massive drop in temperature. Not that it’s like the Eastern Cape was particularly temperate! I landed in a cold and rainy PE that night and while the weather was not bad, winter has definitely set in … Read More

Letters From The Road

posted in: Blog, News 2

I have spent the last few weeks on an extended workshop roadshow: promoting my book and doing workshops with local musicians in different cities and talking to local press. This morning finds me in a cold and wet Port Elizabeth and next week sees me in George and then Cape … Read More

Start Smart Hits Port Elizabeth

posted in: News, Workshops 0

the n_mb city project and David Chislett present… Start Smart workshops in Port Elizabeth MAY 17 – SOUTH African music scene hack, David Chislett has seen it all – well, most of it. After close on 20 years in the music industry, the one time band manager, musician, MC, photographer, … Read More

May Beginnings

posted in: Blog, Speaking 0

As I wave a cheery goodbye to all the public holidays of April, I am looking forward to a month of travel and work all over SA. The Calvinist in me has definitely been brought to the fore by all these interruptions and I am very much looking forward to … Read More