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How we made Ultravox’s Vienna

From the Guardian ‘We were extremely arrogant and a bit too prog rock. We wanted to sound like Elgar and Grieg’ Midge Ure, singer First and foremost, we weren’t trying to create a hit song, just an interesting piece of music. Ultravox had been dropped by their label, our management […]

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Is the threat of a copyright lawsuit stifling music?

From BBC Artists are being advised not to state publicly who they’re inspired by on their new music, the Victoria Derbyshire programme has learned. Could this stifle their creativity? “There is no such thing as a completely original composition,” says music producer and songwriter Nile Rodgers. “We learn music by […]

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On this day in 2009…..

…..prior to his show at First Energy Park, Lakewood, New Jersey, Bob Dylan was picked up by a police officer who had been alerted to a man who was seen to be ‘acting suspiciously’. The young Police officer drove up to (yup, you guessed it) Dylan, who was wearing a […]

Rare & Vintage Vinyl & CDs

Your Weekly Best Of Premium Collectables including Bulldog Breed, David Bowie, Signed Black Sabbath, Rolling Stones promo & More

…movers and shakers this week, include a rare-as-hen’s-teeth (and eminently collectable) slice of British Freakbeat/Pysch from the little known Bulldog Breed, a fully autographed (by the original line-up too!) Black Sabbath LP, a seldom-seen David Bowie ‘Excerpts from Outside’ promotional vinyl LP, also look out for an original Jimi Hendrix […]

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On this day in 1962….

….the Beach Boys signed to Capitol Records in the US, their first hit was in Sept this year with ‘Surfin’ Safari, the song itself would be the subject of a long court case as it was alleged to have (ahem) borrow heavily from Chuck Berry’s 1958 hit ‘Sweet Little Sixteen’, […]