Category Archives: Music

Radio Free Cuba

Cuba relaxes its censorship of the radio by repealing 50 year-old blacklist

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Page-turning playlists

The Fifty Shades of Grey soundtrack opens the door to a full history of books being set to music

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Rebirth: 5 famous artists before and after

5 world famous artists who reinvented themselves: Snoop Dogg, Charlotte Church, Nelly Furtado, Katy Perry and The Beastie Boys. Includes reggae, trip hop, gospel, hardcore and dream pop…

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Album sales: a true measure of old versus new music?

How viable are album sales as an indicator of the growth of new music compared to old? We take a look at a graph recently released by Digital Music News and the conclusions that can be drawn from it…

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Richard Branson’s Birthday Present from Universal

Richard Branson, who is celebrating his 62nd birthday today, is in talks with Universal/EMI to buy back Virgin Records…

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Kickstarter and the growth of crowd funding

This week Kickstarter, a US crowd-funding project, announced it is coming to the UK. We take a look at what the growth in crowd-funding means for UK artists and fans…

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Bloc has gone into administration

Baselogic has entered administration. Here we explain what that means for ticket holders…

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London Pleasure Gardens Press Release – Bloc 2012

Here is a press release we just received from London Pleasure Gardens with regard to Friday evening…

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Drop It Like Its Bloc

Bloc 2012. By now, you’ll have heard that it was a disaster. Two of our members were there when it all went wrong…

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