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Releasing a Soundtrack Album

This is a small frustration, and quite possibly it’s specific to me, but why are record labels so tardy in releasing soundtrack...

Music, Photography

Folk by the Oak 2015

I think the relaxed atmosphere and great music makes Folk by the Oak in the grounds of Hatfield House my favourite festival. And with both...

Music

Apple, Spotify and a Binary Way of Selling Music

Apple Music is now up and running. If you have an iPhone, you’ll be pestered to update your device, and a new Music app will appear...

Music

Music Tourists

There’s been a new report published by UK Music, the consortium that supports the UK music industry’s political needs. Wish You...

Media, Music, Radio

Apple Music

So now we finally know the details of Apple Music. I won’t go through all the details because every site on the planet has already...

Music, Technology

Thoughts on Tidal and Streaming Music Services

I’m still not really clear about Tidal – the music streaming service. There was some kind of hideous press conference with lots...

Music, Photography

The Unthanks at The Roundhouse

I went to see The Unthanks yesterday at The Roundhouse in Camden. For no obvious reason, and having been to see an exhibition at Tate...

Music, Technology

19,013 Songs

That is what it says on my Google Play Music account. 19,013 songs. Look, I realise that all the cool kids are renting their music on...

Music, Radio

Spotify and Meghan Trainor

A week or so ago I popped in for a couple of sessions of an interesting music tech conference held in the BBC Radio Theatre called On the...

Music

How Effective is the Charity Single in 2014?

In the last full series of More or Less, there was a really interesting episode that looked at charity giving and what is the most...