Month: October 2021

Here’s a scary prospect on this Halloween! Bad Boy Chiller Crew seriously think a bassline remix of 1979 song “Are You Ready For Love” – so does Elton John have the courage to say no?

As far as trick and treats go, this most certainly is not what this blog would consider a treat - not by a long shot. There’s a trio in Bradford who call themselves the Bad Boy Chiller Crew. And they make bassline house records. They gave an interview to NME…

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Would you pay 49p per minute to listen to “Higher State Of Consciousness”? If you wanted a preview of the Josh Wink song before it was released in 1996, you could – by getting on the phone!

These days, listening to music has never been easier. It’s on YouTube, it’s on Spotify, it’s on iTunes, it’s on Bandcamp - and a million other sites. Most songs now have a presence on the majority of these sites in some form. They often come with track previews, and you…

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Danny Tenaglia publishes social media rant about not confusing a remix for an edit – so is he still annoyed about Glasgow Underground’s cover of “Music Is The Answer”?

The more I look at Danny Tenaglia's social media feeds these days, the more I dislike what I see. His output over the past 20 years, after quite a prolific 90s, has been sporadic - frankly, he increasingly comes across as someone perfectly happy to trade on past glories whilst…

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Going clubbing this weekend? You might want to stay away from granny afterwards – the advice from Ireland’s Chief Medical Officer (but isn’t Granny triple jabbed by now?)

Medical types getting overexcited seems to be a theme this week across the Irish Sea. Yesterday, this blog reported on utterly hysterical comments that a representative of the British Medical Association in Northern Ireland made - the gist of it being that young people's refusal to get vaccinated against Covid…

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1995 called, it says it wants its festival back! Southport Weekender announce Butlins Bognor Regis event for March 2022 – and it’s just as much of a sausage fest as you’d expect…

Festivals are facing a lot of stick right now due to their apparent refusal to book more women for their lineups. Excuses lined up for this have previously included "we're just honouring bookings cancelled by Covid" and "we can't find female talent" - as well as the traditional response of…

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“F*** the streaming platforms!”: garage and house don Scott Diaz pulls his music off Spotify, Apple Music and other listening services, saying “I’m tired of giving away my work for nothing”…

This blog's problem with streaming is, quite simply, this isn't how it was meant to be. Streaming was supposed to be help make music more democratic and give everyone an equal chance of being discovered - whether you were signed to a label or not. And it was also supposed…

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