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Once a Sugar Cube

Last year, my wife curated an exhibition at the Museum of Contemporary Art Taipei.  She was fortunate enough to gain the support of Björk, or at least Björk’s record company (One Little Indian), and the show included a screening of… 154 more words

Iggy Pop criticises U2’s free album ploy | Music | The Guardian

Iggy Pop has criticised U2 over their controversial tie-up with Apple in the course of a broadside against the record industry that also saw him lambast music executives and people who download songs for free.

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White labels and acetate

In the days when recorded music was on vinyl, there was a kind of pre-release hierarchy. Early pressings – tests and demos – were on… 579 more words


In Memory Of John Peel Show Oct 17th - Podcast & Playlist

Sampled & super-sonic music dispersed by talent from Hong-Kong to Ghana to Ireland and N America…. Just like John Peel did it.

SEND ALL YOUR MONEY TO ME… 367 more words

Open season for the trunk of funk - the Craig Charles interview

According to your spheres of interest, you may know him best as Coronation Street’s Lloyd Mullaney or Red Dwarf’s Dave Lister, or just as that cheeky Scouse lad off… 3,337 more words


By honouring a sex predator like John Peel the BBC shows it’s learnt nothing from Jimmy Savile

The late John Peel is revered and celebrated by many lovers of rock and pop music as a legendary disc jockey. The BBC, for which he worked for many years, regards him a major figure in the history of broadcasting. 1,246 more words