James Piecowye thinking out loud

Ideas, inspiration and a bit of random.

A conversation and the music of Kamal Musallam

I had the pleasure of speaking to Kamal Musallum, about his music and more and Kamal was easily one of the most interesting musical artists I have ever spoken to. Take a look at this video to get an idea who I am talking about and pay attention to the tune, there is a quiz later! […]

What is it about litter?

It is hard to understand why so many people continue to litter today. The reality that we are drowning in litter is undeniable. Here are some articles that drive home how big the litter issue is. http://www.litteritcostsyou.org/9-interesting-facts-and-statistics-about-littering/ http://www.surfrider.org/coastal-blog/entry/wordwide-litter-stats http://7days.ae/turn-tide%E2%80%88clear-trash-beach/92601 http://gulfnews.com/news/uae/environment/dubai-municipality-cracks-down-on-littering-1.1308149 http://www.thenational.ae/uae/environment/50-per-cent-of-camels-deaths-caused-by-litter-in-uae http://7days.ae/eco-group-hits-out-at-litterbugs-in-the-uae The Podcast on Litter From Nightline.  

Need Some Local Music?

With Triplew.me in a holding pattern, as far as new content goes, I have teamed up with Joshua Williams to bring you new music from local recording artists in Dubai and the Middle East. This week we have 4 fantastic artists to share. As Per Casper, The Boxtones, Chris Thomas and Vandalye. Click to Listen to the Podcast. […]

Thoughts from Nightline

A week of radio on DubaiEye will get your mind working. Two shows in particular got me thinking this week. First, the call-in about road safety. How safe are the roads we are driving versus our perception of the safety of these roads? There was a great article in the Gulf News to frame the conversation. […]

My Jeep Story, the video!

OK this is cool. I was asked if I would be interested in telling “My Jeep Story” on camera! Of course I was up for a video of me and my jeep. Here is what was published, I love it!  

Essential Middle East Music Education

I am very lucky that on a weekly basis I have the opportunity to have in-depth conversations with musical pioneers in the UAE and even play some of their music. And not only do I get to meet these amazing musicians but I get to play their music on Nightline! As always I pinch myself because DubaiEye is […]