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DJ Neal Veglio Gets Real About Life in Radio, the Creative Industries

23rd January 2017 No comments

People who have any type of career in entertainment often create a public persona on social media which portrays a lifestyle of glamour and opulence far removed from reality. Frequently we’ll see photos of exotic locations, expensive jewelry, designer clothing, and other things indicative of a lavish lifestyle. What many people fail to disclose is that so much […]

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And the Fastest Selling Album of 2015 Is…

9th March 2015 No comments

Official Charts, which monitors music sales in the UK, has released last week’s numbers. We’re very happy to share that none other than Noel Gallagher‘s High Flying Birds sold 89,000 copies in its first week of release making it the fastest selling release of the year thus far! 1 CHASING YESTERDAY NOEL GALLAGHER’S HIGH FLYING […]

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Noel Gallagher Releases Video for 'In the Heat of the Moment'

23rd October 2014 No comments

We mentioned last week that Noel Gallagher and his High Flying Birds would be releasing a new album, Chasing Yesterday, in March of next year. Now Gallagher has released the debut video for lead single ‘In the Heat of the Moment.’ Here ya go!

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Underappreciated Artists: Chris Spedding

19th July 2014 No comments

Chris Spedding is an incredibly skilled lead guitarist. He plays fast, clean, is very creative, and adept at solos. Known for his trademark Gibson Flying V guitar, which has a warm, loud, but not overly distorted sound….

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Misogyny is Part of Bigger Problem With US Music Industry

14th May 2014 1 comment

Anyone who knows me, reads Thirty Roses regularly, or follows me on Facebook or Twitter knows that I love no music industry news source more than CMU. Not only do they know what they’re talking about, they’re always funny, charming, and eager to engage in a quick chat about the news of the day. Anyone […]

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Happy Birthday, Supersonic!

11th April 2014 1 comment

On this day in 1994 Oasis released Supersonic; the debut single from their larger than life debut album Definitely Maybe. While the track peaked at number 31 on the UK charts (impressive for any single, much less a debut!), over the course of Oasis’ history it became their lowest charting single. What it did far […]

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Our Favourite Records of the Year That Was

31st December 2013 No comments

As is customary, be it in conversation with friends or more formal list form, the end of the year means it’s time to reflect upon the music that was released and try to sort out which was ‘best,’ ‘worst,’ ‘overrated,’ etc. There were a few records that came out among much hype, and really fascinating […]

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Why the Lack of Lostprophets Coverage?

22nd December 2013 No comments

Good morning/afternoon/evening one and all; Christine here. More than a few people have emailed and tweeted asking why we’ve stopped sharing updates on the trial of Lostprophets singer Ian Watkins. While we did initially share the news on this story as it was first breaking, once the details of the situation became known and it […]

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Interview With Radio Host and Humorist Neal Mayhem

29th November 2013 No comments

We recently got the opportunity to chat with radio host humourist, and all around nice guy Neal Mayhem. Much to our surprise, Neal talked about how his success happened despite rather than because of social media, and how the ever changing state of media should be seen as an opportunity to encourage creativity. Please read […]

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