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What could Brexit mean for the UK Music Biz?

What could Brexit mean for the UK Music Biz?

Culture secretary John Whittingdale has no doubt what Britain leaving the EU would mean for the UK’s music industry: absolutely nothing. “We are the most extraordinarily creative nation on the planet,” he told a mix of music biz executives and politicians at a UK Music ...

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June 24th, 2016

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DAVID LYNCH IS THROWING A VERY LYNCHIAN MUSIC & FILM FESTIVAL (AND IT’LL PROBABLY BE A WEIRD BLAST)

DAVID LYNCH IS THROWING A VERY LYNCHIAN MUSIC & FILM FESTIVAL (AND IT’LL PROBABLY BE A WEIRD BLAST)

David Lynch is like our nation’s super-fun, super-weird uncle, and it’s high time that he decided to get involved with a music festival. To his credit, he’s not riding the coattails of an established festival but has started one up from scratch. It’s called the Festival of ...

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June 22nd, 2016

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The Absolute Tragedy Of Meeting The Love Of Your Life At The Wrong Time

The Absolute Tragedy Of Meeting The Love Of Your Life At The Wrong Time

Breakups are always hard because you have to mourn someone you loved and lost. But, time heals everything, and eventually, you’ll meet someone else. Eventually, that former lover will become a distant memory. But, this kind of breakup is not the same. This breakup happened ...

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June 22nd, 2016

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How to Win on Linkedin

From titivating your title to using scroll-stopping profile photos, here’s how to get the most out of your account Last week, Microsoft acquired LinkedIn for $26.2 Billion, marking the third-largest acquisition in tech industry history. With 433 million members (and two new ...

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June 22nd, 2016

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Increase your productivity and brain size with these fitness tips

A study had people exercise for one hour per day for three days per week, finding an increase in the size of the hippocampus over six months. Here, Vincent shares his tips to maximise the effect of exercise on the brain: 1. GO FOR CARDIO Studies have shown that 30 minutes of

Monkey

June 22nd, 2016

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“Cannibal” Rat-infested ghost ship drifts to Ireland

“Cannibal” Rat-infested ghost ship drifts to Ireland

In happier times, the MV Lyubov Orlova was a pleasure ship, a cruiser accustomed to taking well-heeled Russian holidaymakers on adventure tours around the Arctic. Today, that same 295ft (90m) ship is bobbing off the coast of Ireland, its only passengers a horde of ...

Monkey

January 24th, 2014

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SHIT STREAMS ARE MADE OF THESE

The live streaming of DJ sets has become a widespread trend within dance music over the last couple of years. From full-scale operations such as the Mixmag DJ Lab, Boiler Room and B@TV to tongue-in-cheek spoofs such as the Toilet Room and Being Boiled, watching selectors ...

Monkey

January 23rd, 2014

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North Korea confirms it landed a man on the sun

The State News Agency of North Korea has confirmed today that the country has become the first in the world to ever land a man on the sun. It reported that astronaut Hung Il Gong left for the sun on a specially designed rocket ship at approximately 3am this morning. Hung, ...

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January 21st, 2014

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Why Germany Feels Strongly About NSA Surveillance

What if everyone were a suspect? That was not hard to imagine this week at the Digital-Life-Design conference, where talk of the U.S. National Security Agency’s mass surveillance programs overshadowed wonkier tech topics including wearable devices, whether Nest will keep its

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December 16th, 2013

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Pirate Party Passes into Irrelevance

Vast Internet surveillance. A cross-border network of state-sponsored digital snoopery. Governments shrugging their shoulders at widespread protest against the omnipresence of Big Brother. The NSA spying scandal has taught us a lot in recent weeks. One lesson in Germany, ...

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October 7th, 2013

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