Music

Misc, Music

Bad Visualisations

There’s a really interesting piece to write about Taylor Swift, Spotify and iTunes revenues, and the music industry in general. But...

Music

The [Insert Your Name Here] Arena

Earlier today I got an email advertising an upcoming gig with Sting and Paul Simon. Tickets are going on sale soon for the event taking...

Music

Kate Bush

Back in March while I was on holiday – the internet suddenly came alive with the news that Kate Bush was going on tour. Kate Bush! I...

Music, Photography

Woods

Woods from Adam Bowie on Vimeo. This video is a little different. It’s an analogue affair in a digital environment. What you have is...

Music, Radio

Ministry of Sound v Spotify – What Does This Mean For Radio?

I find the story of Ministry of Sound taking legal action against Spotify absolutely fascinating, and potentially troubling, as it...

Music

RIP: My Local HMV

Today came the sad news that another batch of 37 HMVs are to close within the next few weeks. Included amongst them is my local HMV –...

Music

Bellowhead at the Roundhouse

I think Bellowhead is probably my favourite live band. They’ve just started a new tour, and last night it reached the wonderful...

Music

Alison Krauss & Union Station

I do love hearing Alison Krauss. Last time I saw her, she was touring with Robert Plant and was playing in Wembley Arena. The Royal...

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...

Internet, Music, Technology

What Do I Do With My Music?

I’m facing a dilemma. I’m wondering whether I should ditch Apple for my music needs… Here’s where I am, as Duncan...