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Charlotte Church Delivers Passionate Keynote Speech On Feminine Sexualisation

Once a puppet, with her own sexuality out of her control and a musical career that involved exploitation and sexism, Charlotte Church certainly speaks from experience when she talks of the dangers of hyper-sexualisation in...

Life Before The Turner Prize, Elizabeth Price's Twee Pop Past In Talulah Gosh

Elizabeth Price will be dominating the headlines today (December 4, 2012), after wining the Turner Prize last night. She’s a relative unknown, so what exactly has the Bradford-born, Luton-raised artist been doing all these years...

Bbc Consider Dropping John Peel Tribute Should Abuse Allegations Be Proven

In light of the recent allegations brought forth against former DJ John Peel, the BBC have announced that they will most likely drop the planned tribute they had arranged in his honour should the allegations...

The Fall And The Undertones Pay Tribute

The Fall and The Undertones paid tributes to late DJ John Peel at a fundraising concert this week.The bands - two of the iconic DJ's favuorite - performed an exclusive gig in Norwich's Sound and...

John Peel Had An Affair With A 15-Year-old, And Got Her Pregnant?

Evidently, it has really not been a good week for dead ex-BBC employees. Over the past two weeks the worst fears, that were merely rumours in Jimmy Savile's lifetime, have seemingly been confirmed as fact...

John Peel's Private Record Collection Launches Online

John Peel 's private record collection has hit the web. The Bbc and the Arts Council have joined forces to create The Space - a new digital service which will allow the public to access...

Pete Townshend Blasts Itunes

Pete Townshend has blasted Apple's iTunes service for bleeding artists "like a digital vampire".The Who guitarist thinks the digital download service - which accounts for more than 75 per cent of all legal downloads -...

My Chemical Romance Triumph At Nme Awards 2011

My Chemical Romance scooped two trophies at tonight's (23.02.11) NME Awards. The US rockers were the biggest winners, taking home Best International Band and `Best Video' for their track 'Na Na Na' at the British...

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