Month: July 2007

Music

Copyright Extensions Rejected – The Music Industry Response

The coverage of the Government’s rejection of extending performance copyright in Music Week (the industry trade magazine – all...

Media

Digital TV Switchover

As many now know, digital television switchover begins in the UK this autumn with Whitehaven being the first town to go fully digital....

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Films

Transformers

I had a bit of a hangover, and despite being one of the few sunny days, I thought I’d go and see one of this week’s big movies....

Books

Electricity

Another book recommended by Scott Pack via his blog. Electricity is a novel about Lily who’s a teenage epileptic. She lives in a...

Sport

Tour de France and Cheats

So what are we meant to think about the proceedings at The Tour de France this year? To re-cap, we first had T-Mobile rider Patrik...

Music

Copyright Extension Rejected

The government has come out and rejected calls to extend copyright on music performances from 50 years as it currently stands. As...

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Music

Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra

Off to the Barbican to see Wynton Marsalis and his Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra perform pieces under the heading Full Steam Ahead. I...

TV

Shock! Horror! Bear Grylls Series Not Quite As Advertised

Regular readers of this blog – and there are one or two – may be aware that, although enjoyable, I thought that the recent...