Update on Fopp Vinyl

Further to my posting regarding Fopp and its vinyl section. As you can see from the mail below they will still be keeping their LPs, it is only 12″ singles that they are no longer selling. Hi just so you know it’s just the 12″ singles that were are losing not the LP’s Hopefully, you’ll […]

You dancing? No I’m textin’

According to The Business, the youth in the UK are spending more (600GBP) on SMS than they are on CDs. Most of this is going on flirting. They say its the business phenomena of the always-on age. I say its because record companies are not developing enough artists and the kids don’t have the social […]

Tracks of the Week

Paul Raymond continues his super disco breaks series with volume three re-editing Chicago’s street player and re-tempoing it for modern beat mixers (like me). For those of you who haven’t heard the original, chances are you have heard Kenny Dope’s Bucketheads project cut up ‘the bomb’. The horn stabs, melody and vocals all came from […]

Orange has to suck it up or suffer the consequences

According to the latest edition of Mobile magazine, carrier Orange and Avon have a bit of a marketing disaster on their hands with a new mobile phone offer that has been too successful. For every 15GBP spent on ANEW beauty products range customers get a voucher for a new Siemens A55 to be claimed at […]

Loss of Motown Legend: Johnny Bristol

The Independent carried the obituary for Johnny Bristol; a Motown-era producer, singer and songwriter. He was best known to Heart 103 listeners for ‘Hang on in there baby‘. Despite his fair share of pop classics, he was a well-respected artist beloved by fans of rare groove. My own personal favourite was ‘If I can’t stop […]