Strategy vs Tactics for musicians

Friday, November 25th, 2011

Brian Felsen of CD Baby interviewed me at SXSW 2010. I am attempting to explain the difference between strategy and tactics and considering I’d been out long into the night I think I manage to be lucid. This is part 1, 8 minutes, of what was clearly a long interview. It’s followed by Parts 2, [...]

Interviewed by Rick Moody

Wednesday, January 12th, 2011

Rick Moody An Inter­view with Dave Allen Dave Allen was the fero­cious bass player in one of the most fero­cious and mov­ing Eng­lish rock and roll bands of the late sev­en­ties, Gang of Four. Allen appeared on the band’s first two albums, their best, before going on to found Shriek­back with Barry Andrews of XTC. [...]

My new digital container

Tuesday, December 7th, 2010

I launched a new website this week. It’s not that I won’t be posting here, it’s an attempt to get all of the last decade’s worth of my web writings in one place. It’s also a place for me to expand on my ideas around my work in digital strategy: a place to write longer [...]

Getting to know me, an interview by Andy Santamaria

Wednesday, June 23rd, 2010

You will no doubt enjoy seeing the gap where I broke on of my teeth on the day of the interview…

An Interview with PC Magazine

Friday, May 21st, 2010

My thoughts on technology, music and Internet culture as captured in an interview with PC Mag. PC Mag interviews Dave Allen Click to play. Right click/Control click to download

46 Seconds of My Visit to KZME Studios

Sunday, April 4th, 2010

The whole interview is here.

My Interview with Tara Dublin on KZME

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010

Tara Dublin of KZME Interview with Dave Allen I went over to the radio station, KZME, for a chat with Tara Dublin yesterday. You can listen to the interview above or you can listen to it as a podcast in iTunes. KZME web site. KZME on Twitter.

Beaux-Arts Ball at Portland Art Museum February 6th – Support The Arts

Wednesday, February 3rd, 2010

Ok Portland, I’m doing a DJ set at the Beaux-Arts Ball at Portland Art Museum this Saturday night, February 6th. Proceeds from the show will benefit education programs at the Portland Art Museum. Other than myself, entertainment is provided by Morningwood and Lily Verlaine. For tickets and information click here.