Tim Burgess

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Record Store Day Isn't for Everyone, But It Is for Me and Lots of People Like Me

(3) Comments | Posted 19 April 2014 | (00:00)

So, today is Record Store Day.

Some people see it as a celebration of music, small labels and independent shops bring like minded people together for vinyl's very own Christmas Day. Others have said it's a hackneyed gimmick for labels to shift units and some insomniacs to clear up on...

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Back on the Road Again: A Tour Diary

(1) Comments | Posted 24 May 2013 | (00:00)

I am underneath the English Channel. On the Eurostar heading for Paris. I'm meeting my band and we've got a gig at La Fleche D'or tonight. After that it's dans le van and a week of shows in Vienna, Hamburg, Cologne and Berlin before finishing up at Field Day at...

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How Twitter Made Tim Peaks a Surreal Reality

(0) Comments | Posted 15 November 2012 | (23:00)

Some stories just write themselves. That sounded quite good but then I wrote it and I think we all know it didn't write itself so I'm going to start again.

What I maybe mean is that some stories just sort of happen - instead of just running aground, the next...

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My Tour Diary

(0) Comments | Posted 20 October 2012 | (00:00)

Me and my band the Anytime Minutes, on the way to Aberdeen. Spacemen 3 on the wheels of steel, Dr Kiko at the wheels of steering alpaca and camel. Farm to the left, sheep to the right, everybody say Aberdeen - whoop!

In some cultures, like mine...

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The Book, the Label Chief, His Life and Some Covers

(1) Comments | Posted 21 April 2012 | (00:00)

Hi. Come in, you came just at the right time. It's four days until the publication of the book I just spent the last year writing. I'll not use the first paragraph of my first blog as a shameless plug for it, Penguin who are publishing it might thank me...

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