The Complete Jackson

I’ve never done this before, delving into the Masterton archives for a near complete account of everything I’ve ever written about a particular artist. The death of Michael Jackson seems to be an appropriate moment to break that particular duck, so here then is the unexpurgated and unredacted parade of…

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Not So "Zavvi"

As I may have referenced before, when it comes to personal tastes in music shopping I’ve always been an HMV man. I think every music buyer over the last ten years has been one or the other and for me the Virgin Megastore was the place you went when the…

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The Fire And The Flame

The new “remix” of the celebrated Cadbury’s Drumming Gorilla advert currently screening on television has inevitably prompted a surge of interest in the music used for the new version – ‘Total Eclipse Of The Heart’ from Bonnie Tyler. The direct result is of course a surge in downloads for the…

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