Month: May 2011

Sport

“Crisis? What Crisis?”

Fifa is in a mess. I have no love for the organisation, yet I love football. I’ve read Andrew Jennings’ books, follow the...

Audio, Internet

iTunes Woes – When Consolidate Breaks

This is a bit of a plea. Any solutions welcome… I have a big iTunes library. It’s something like 250GB because I keep certain...

Music, Photography, Radio

Elbow at St Paul’s Cathedral

Last night Elbow played an exclusive set for Absolute Radio in the crypt of St Paul’s Cathedral – the first time that a rock...

Photography

Rain

It was very wet today....

Media

Why I’m Not Going To The Cinemas As Much As I Once Did

Cinema has always been a media that has felt under threat. Radio, television, video, DVD, BluRay, video games and so on, have all at one...

Radio

RAJAR Q1 2011 – A Little Thing

Last year BBC Four broadcast a wonderful one-off programme called The Joy of Stats. It featured Professor Hans Rosling who’s talks at...

Literature

Book News

Two interesting developments in the book world in the last 24 hours: Waterstones has been sold by HMV; and Amazon says it’s selling...

Audio

A Binaural Test

Binaural Test Traffic by adambowie00 This isn’t the most exciting entry ever. If you fancy listening to some light traffic, then I...

Radio

Sony Awards Redux

Listening to this week’s Radio Academy RadioTalk, I heard Talksport programme director Moz Dee and Media UK’s James Cridland...

Misc, Politics, Technology, TV

All Watched Over By Machines of Loving Grace

I am very excited about this: It starts on Monday 23rd May at 9pm on BBC2....