Something For Your M.I.N.D.

So back in the days when the internet was steam-powered I'd listen to the late, great John Peel on the wireless set, broadcasting for BBC Radio 1 from various locations including Groningen, where he'd be covering the Eurosonic festival and dazzling my ears with sounds I'd never heard before, and frequently would never hear again. Fast forward …

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Don’t Stop The Music!

Worrying news that Peter Mandelson (I still hate calling him The Business Secretary) and one of his departments are changing music licensing to remove the PPL exemption that allows music to be played by charity groups. The Business Secretary is abolishing an exemption for charities from music licensing rules – hitting them with huge bills …

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