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I wouldn’t ordinarily mark a birthday on here, but I make an honourable exception today because I felt like it. Marc Almond is 60 today – yes, you heard it right. 1,222 more words

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The Death of the Electric Guitar?

Who’s saying it’s dying? Well, in case you missed it, there was an article in the Washington Post recently entitled “Why my guitar gently weeps: The slow, secret death of the six-string electric. 1,452 more words


Documentary Alert - Hired Gun

This post is about a theatrical event that will only be available in the US. If it follows the pattern of the other ones I mention below it will eventually be available via other media.  208 more words


Speaking from experience

Few people know their way around the music industry better than Speech Debelle. Eight years ago she won the Mercury Prize and heaps of critical acclaim for her debut album. 580 more words

The Music Industry


1975’s ‘The Goodies Rule O.K.’ was the undoubted masterpiece to emanate from the most popular TV comedy team of their day, an hour-long mini-movie in which they satirised both pop and politics with surreal expertise. 1,066 more words


Olly Murs Kicks Off UK Tour in Glasgow!

Former X Factor contestant, Olly Murs kicked off his 2017 UK tour at The SSE Hydro Arena in Glasgow last Friday night. The first of two sold out shows in Glasgow, I was lucky enough to bag a couple of tickets for opening night which both my Mum and I were extremely excited about! 637 more words


Why The (Relative) Dearth of Bands That Can Sell Out Arenas?

There is a site called Quora where people can ask and answer questions on a variety of topics. A question similar to the one in the title was posed by a reader and answered by a gentleman named Tom Higley to whom, all credit. 649 more words