Month: August 2007

Music

Simon Bolivar Youth Orchestra of Venezuela

I’ve just been listening to an amazing concert that I’m really annoyed I didn’t go to. I’m talking about the...

Internet, Radio

Pirate Internet Radio

A couple of great posts about internet radio revenues in the UK, from James (late of these parts) and Kevin Coy. While I might rail on...

TV

Apple Offer Something To Watch

It’s interesting to see that iTunes in the UK is now finally offering some TV programmes for anyone with a video iPod to actually...

Music

Last.fm and Future Music

There was much excitement recently, when it was announced that a revamped Music Week would include a chart from Last.fm. This is the site,...

Misc

When Is A Download Not A Download?

A company called Lionsgate Films has been advertising recently on the tube as well as in newspapers such as today’s Metro (Note: I...

Music

Charting Again

Do you follow the charts? No, me neither. But I couldn’t help noticing that Elvis is having something of a resurgence. Currently...

Media

Will the Standard Survive

In today’s Media Guardian, Alan Ruddock ponders whether the venerable London Evening Standard will survive the onslaught that has...

Cycling

A Trip Around Dorset

Since Saturday was lovely, but I was indoors for too much of it, I though that some outdoor adventure would be an idea. I quite fancied the...

Media

Still on the Payroll

Via Roy Greenslade’s blog come this link to a story about a mythical Fleet Street feature writer. Wonderful stuff!...

TV

State of the TV Nation

Over on the BBC’s Editors’ Blog, Newsnight Editor Peter Barron invites readers to post their thoughts on the current state of...