Monthly Archives: June 2013

Where The Voice went wrong …

Well, it was bound to happen. Ask the British public to vote for their favourite singer from a slate including a blind girl with a pure sweet voice and guess what? But at least Andrea Begley, winner of The Voice … Continue reading

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Who was the Gal in Pink Pedalpushers?

Record shops obviously need to hang onto the old-fashioned collector, more interested in filling in a gap between 1958 and 1962 than in what is charting. Canny labels and dealers are doing the crate searching for us and last time … Continue reading

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living for free

Can you live for free in a western-style society? Mark Boyle says he has – and he has talked to others who have done it or come near. He passes on their tips in The Moneyless Manifesto – a follow-up … Continue reading

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