29th September 

29th September 

When the new president arrived at Paengea Records he ‘banned’ office birthdays. This afternoon however he was out of office, so we hosted an illicit prohibition birthday for someone in promo. There was cake and streamers and prosecco wheeled in from the office bar. When someone leaves a record label they’re presented with a wall plaque tiled with discs of album and single campaigns you worked on. They wheel out some of the champagne usually reserved for artist signings and prop the rest of the room up with prosecco. Loose protocol deems it acceptable to drink at your desk from about 4pm on Fridays. ‘Desk beers’. 

I recently found out we can actually clock off at 5:30pm on Fridays, as supposed to our usual 6pm weekday finish but didn’t realise because no one ever leaves on time anyway, even on a Friday which is a bit sad.