Boiler Room

Is THAT what DICE saw in Boiler Room? Survey by IFPI reveals 65% of people will continue to watch music live streams after the pandemic ends

There are some out there that would have you believe live streams will never catch on. You should question why these people are saying such things. Maybe it’s because they personally don’t like them. Maybe it’s because they feel it’s not the same as being physically present at an event.…

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They’d have been stuffed without DICE, wouldn’t they? Boiler Room made a whopping £11million loss up to October 2020 – and still no word on how much founder Blaise Bellville is making out of the deal…

Last week, I was looking on Companies House when I discovered a curious notice saying Boiler Room’s accounts were late. Surely some mistake? One email to the press office confirmed accounts had already been filed - Companies House simply hadn’t processed them yet. It was an automatically generated notice on…

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What happens when cheapskates meet other cheapskates? Possession Techno want people to rig up technical equipment and staging for a Boiler Room event – but offer them no money…

Why are there so many people in the music business who think they're owed freebies by everything around them? If your car tyres need changing, you don't expect your local garage to do it for free. If you want to buy milk from the shop, you don't expect you'll get…

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Boiler Room – where the DJs aren’t paid (except by the odd sponsor here and there) and their Chief Operating Officer has literally zero concept of irony…

Boiler Room don't exactly get an easy time on this blog, do they? And they'd better get used to it, because that won't change anytime soon. Recently, I queried some of the more amusing claims in their application for a bailout last year - including the baffling assertion they kickstarted…

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Boiler Room said they launched Honey Dijon’s career in order to get a government bailout last year – but just one question: did you really, Mr Bellville?

Yesterday, someone sent me some documents relating to the bailouts Arts Council England gave Boiler Room in 2020. And there are quite a few things which you curiously won't find mentioned by themselves or any of the other dance music press. For starters, there's this claim that their workforce is,…

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