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Joe's death came after a short period of ill-health.
We, The Carnabys, gave away all of our pre-order earnings from this summer's album release to the Trust. 'Too Much, Never Enough' is an album that we are really proud of and we haven't taken this decision lightly. However its even more important to us that we - and the bands coming up behind - actually have somewhere to play in 5 years time. So if you want to really go and see the next Bowie rather than imagine what might have been, get on board and help us to #savelivemusic.
Where do you go then if you want to understand the DPRK and its 25 million citizens? The answer is literature. The catalogue of North Korea-centred writing is burgeoning right now and many books in the catalogue are very good. With this in mind, here's a selection of six of the best.
It is quite sad, to see the music industry lacking in headline acts. We're just not producing those big names anymore and the ones that are still around have done all the headlining slots for festivals. It is just old news and regulars won't want to see the same people in the same slot, year after year.
Lou Whitmore is a forty two year old mother of three from Portsmouth, Hants and the joint creator of the musical festival
Music and portrait photographer Tom Oldham has spent the last five years traveling extensively around the UK photographing
I think the rating scheme is a fantastic initiative. Just take a look at how films have evolved since ratings were introduced. Filmmakers have more freedom to express themselves than ever. It takes tremendously graphic depictions of sex or violence to be denied a rating by the BBFC.
Music venues are fighting off noise complaints, abatement notices and planning applications; 12 venues are already under threat, an avalanche will follow if we don't take action. We are genuinely facing a meltdown in the British live music circuit while the government sits on its hands reciting legal precedents from the 1800s.
On Friday, 23 May 2014, Anoushka Shankar, a Grammy-nominated Indian Sitar player performed at the Royal Festival Hall, London, to a fully occupied audience of around nine hundred.
The Libertines have been teasing fans and hinting that they may be getting back together in recent weeks, suggesting that