RIP Monty Norman, probably the least-known of the best-known writers for film and screen. Chances are that you don’t remember the musicals […]
Spotify: How do you make it work
If you’re like me, you’ve been hearing everything and the opposite about Spotify. In particular, the very low per-stream payments but also very bullish comments about how streaming is saving the industry. Confused much?
Elvis Costello, Hindi pop and The Turtles
I’ve been watching some lyric news stories in the press recently. Funny how news-worthy they can be. Elvis Costello, for example, has […]
RIP: bluesman Rosco Gordon
It was another age, of course. But I can’t help thinking about the blues songwriter Rosco Gordon who died recently. He and […]