This year continues to be a year of what feels like big changes, though I'm sure in years to come will just look like tiny bumps. Last week I stopped working with Marissa Nadler, who I've managed since the summer of 2005. It felt strange, leaving as the promo work on her new album just began, but that was probably one of the reasons it was time to go. Despite shedding work this year I still have too many other things on which absorb me and which I love doing. You can't do everything can you.
In the past month Carl Morris, with whom I've run My Kung Fu since its inception in 2004, stepped away from the label. Since the break up of our office back in May he's been rethinking his work plans, and it took him some time to come to the conclusion that music wasn't the road he wanted to go down. I tihnk, for us both, the break up of our old work threw everything in the air, and weird though that was, it has proved a wonderful opportunity to reconsider absolutely everything. I have felt like people must do when they've taken a year-long sabbatical travelling - that anything is possible; that nothing is fixed. It's invigorating. Workwise, right now, I'm having the time of my life.