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Katey Brooks UK Singer/Songwriter

Were you always going to be a singer/songwriter?
Yes
I’m interested in your objectives/ambitions. For example, do you want to be signed to a label or wish to tread an independent path?
I don’t really think in terms of signings etc. I don’t really mind how I ‘make it’ as long as I work with people with integrity [...]

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Laurie Anderson’s BIG SCIENCE

Laurie Anderson’s 1982 debut album, Big Science, has returned to vinyl for the first time in thirty years with a new red vinyl edition, out now on Nonesuch Records and available here. The vinyl includes the re-mastered original album first released on CD for the 25th anniversary of Big Science on Nonesuch in 2007. “‘Big [...]

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SHIT FLOATS

President Trump survived four years of contemptible Twitter diatribe, lies, deceit, and total incompetence especially in relation to dealing with the Coronavirus pandemic (which killed over 500,000 Americans). He also survived a record 2 impeachments and only with senior Republicans providing incomprehensible support. Including this cowboy:

Yes, Pence refused to send votes back to the states [...]

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Discover Miriam Stockley

Early years
At the age of eleven, Stockley and her older sister Avril formed the group the Stockley Sisters and had a hit with a cover of Shocking Blue’s ‘Venus’ in 1976 on the South African Top 30, ten years before Bananarama’s version. Later in her life, she moved to London, England, to further pursue her [...]

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Shakenstir Playlist 14/3/04

Early years
At the age of eleven, Stockley and her older sister Avril formed the group the Stockley Sisters and had a hit with a cover of Shocking Blue’s ‘Venus’ in 1976 on the South African Top 30, ten years before Bananarama’s version. Later in her life, she moved to London, England, to further pursue her [...]

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Music & Brexit

We pay tax in all the countries we play in Europe. For example in Germany it’s about 19% on the gross fee received from the promoter and unless you are represented by a German based company who can reclaim some costs such as tour buses at around £1400 a day, hotels for any day off [...]

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