personal opinions

Two months after Traxsource gave garage its own category on the site, this blog takes a look (with a little statistical help from Danny J Lewis) at the current state of play – part one of two…

Two months ago, the result of a few years of campaigning produced results. Around five years ago, a new movement started to circulate within dance music - it was called garage house. It was a genre influenced by the garage sounds of the USA in the 1990s, alongside more modern…

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Everyone’s blaming Boris Johnson for lockdown carrying on in England – and they’re right – but aren’t the industry just a little bit to blame for this predicament?

Before anyone comes at me claiming I'm a Tory stooge, let's get this out of the way. I hold no truck for Boris Johnson. I think he's the worst Prime Minister in living memory. Infact, I first said four months ago that I believed June 21st wouldn't happen. However, I…

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I was told I’d have 5G and a phone call from Bill Gates by now, but I’m still waiting – so having had my second Covid jab this weekend, how DID the anti-vaxxers get it so wrong?

The anti-vaxxers have been telling us for months now that you shouldn't get the Covid vaccine. It's part of an evil plot so that Bill Gates can take over the world by sending drones running on Microsoft Windows round to your house to spy on you with the microchip. Or…

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As Mixmag gets a pat on the back from The Drum, managing director says they don’t “shy away from telling the truth” – but is that REALLY so?

I see that Mixmag won some awards last week. Good for them. It's always nice to be told you've done something good, although I find it highly curious how media organisations seem to want to be given awards for doing their jobs. The awards they've won are in two categories.…

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