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Music Non–stop

Somehow in the 20th Century an idea has developed that music is an activity or skill which is not comprehensible to the man in the street. This is an arrogant assertion and not necessarily a true one.

Gavin Bryars, Culture Kiosque, 1995


A studio sound engineer’s hand rests on the controls of a Mackie mixing console.

Mixing things up with the web — some of our favourite sites and sources on the internet. It’s a long list. Photograph by Rana Mullan




Aka … Reginald Dwight

Elton John had to wait until 1990 before having his first solo number one hit in the UK with Sacrifice. His previous number one hit — Don’t Go Breaking my Heart, which held the top spot for six weeks in the summer of 1975 — was a duet with Kiki Dee.