Tom Morello, Speedy Ortiz and Amanda Palmer have joined a list of major artists who want to ban facial recognition at concerts. The campaign, launched by digital-rights group Fight For The Future, says such technology will put “undocumented fans, fans of color, trans fans, and fans with criminal records at risk of being unjustly detained, harassed, or judged.”
Malicious software was behind the hack.
Well this is terrifying.
If you’re a festival-goer, gig-regular or love nothing more than hitting the dance floor on a night out, we have some bad
I work as a musician, music producer and songwriter. When I was 18, I moved to London on my own, leaving my entire known
I used to pride myself on always being ready and able to buy a hot ticket, poised to click at 9am. Now, massive venues such as Alexandra Palace are sold out within minutes, and tickets appear moments later on resale sites such as Seatwave at hugely inflated prices. Anti-tout campaigners say Internet "bots" are being used to mass purchase tickets as soon as they go on sale. Thousands of tickets can be bought in minutes, leaving you and I out of luck.
Well, here I am. Backstage at the PizzaExpress Jazz Club in Soho, ready for my comeback gig. I can't say this journey has been easy. Getting back on stage at the age of 72 is hard enough. But coming back from beating cancer of the oesophagus has made it almost impossible at times.
Rod Stewart is stood a few feet away, that unmistakable shock of hair, a face that looks like it was carved out of granite
He's never been seen as cool Barry Manilow. An artist to poke fun at perhaps, but he's usually the first to do that. He may
Their concert doesn't disappoint: from a simple stage, which consists of perpendicular decks and the artists themselves, they fill the cavernous space of Ally Pally with music and light.