Monthly Archives: October 2006

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European Report #1: Running Rings Round Reims

(This post goes out to my wife Posie who, on Sunday November 5, will be running the New York City Marathon for the first time. Good luck, Posie: we know...
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Common Fire: A House Warming

Think Global, Act Local: In America, it’s not just a catchphrase, it’s a necessity. Given that the Bush Administration won’t pave the way on any environmental issues that might actually...
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Five Gigs In Five Nights: Radio 4 at The Metro, London

Astute readers of my marathon Five Gigs In Five Nights postings may have noticed that they ceased after Gig #4. That’s because the fifth show was a Radio 4 headline...
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Yes, the times they ARE a changin’

For those who follow these things, there were two big stories in the financial pages that affected the entertainment business over the last ten days: the demise of the American...
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Download Dis

Rock stars are a funny breed. They like to present themselves as leading lights of innovation and inspiration in the recording studio, and far ahead of their reactionary record companies...
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The UK Hitlist

Seems like I had enough time on this last visit home to do some proper shopping. Of course it was all CDs, books, wine and Animal clothing. Here are the...
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Words To The Wisened

Brought back from Blightly almost a full suitcase of publications. The British music media, much though it suffers from self-aggrandizement, still pisses all over its American counterparts. Here are some...
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Five Gigs In Five Nights: Air Traffic at the Camden Barfly

Monday October 2 and I’m back in London. In fact, I’m back on the Chalk Farm Road, up Camden way, scene of Friday night’s merry old shindig at The Roundhouse...
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