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Sex and drugs and rock’n’roll insurance

As tours become longer, more spectacular and represent more of an artist’s income, music biz insiders reveal that on-the-road hedonism is dying out. Well, at least it keeps the premiums low A day after Katy Perry tweeted she had just completed her 151-date Prismatic world tour and that it was […]

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The best UK record shops – chosen by experts

As the vinyl revival continues apace, we asked music lovers and experts to nominate their favourite record shops across the country…. Piccadilly Records, Manchester Since its foundation in 1978, Piccadilly Records has shifted premises at least twice. It’s now in the city’s so-called Northern Quarter, in among hipster-ish shops and […]