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Via The World: Early on I questioned why on earth I had come back to this place that nearly cost me my life
I am now a good solid few hundred miles out to sea, settling in to my new life after twelve days out here. It is always a bit of a culture shock – physically and emotionally – to start or finish an ocean voyage, particularly one where you are all alone and have oars instead of an engine.
Government proposals “will impose more red tape on all landlords”
David Cameron believes ‘we’re all Thatcherites now’. In one North Wales town battered by her policies they beg to differ and community cooperatives are on the rise…
You know the British summer’s finally here when the sun’s been out for almost five minutes, the BBQ’s been dragged out of the shed and you’re making a potato salad to go with every meal.
Plus, how much does a house cost to buy and the case for a land value tax
The Top 10 series in The Independent on Sunday’s colour supplement New Review started with the “Top 10 Worst Beatles Songs”. This Sunday’s “Top 10 Misquotations” has already gone to press. But I still need your help with the following weeks.
I have very distinct memories of being an 11-year-old, watching The Shamen’s video for Ebeneezer Goode and being completely hooked by the vocals of the group’s rapper, Mr.C. I was a big fan of The Shamen, but what I didn’t know was that Mr.C had already been around as a DJ and MC for a good few years before the group hit the charts. Fast forward 21 years and he’s still involved in rave/underground culture – travelling the world as a DJ, hosting his Superfreq parties, running a label of the same name (which he recently relaunched) and maintaining a lifestyle based around meditation, creative visualisation and positive thinking. Here’s an excerpt from my interview with him.
When I signed up for the two-day Rat Race Road Trip, London to Edinburgh cycle ride, I thought, how hard can that be? I clearly didn’t think hard enough. This weekend, three months on from that decision, I found out.
Simon Deacon, Director of Popular Music Performance at Goldsmiths, explains the idea behind NX, a new record label that in conjunction with Matthew Hebert’s Accidental Records hopes to help launch the careers of some of the famous art school’s brightest musical talents, and give other students eyeing-up a career in the music industry some real hands-on experience.
Did you go to your local record shop on Record Store Day? It was a nationwide series of events aimed at saving the nation’s independent record shops. Come on, these are the keepers of the flame. If we don’t support them they’re gone and the world will belong to the likes of Simon Cowell. So did you go and buy something from your local record shop?
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