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A very happy new year from Sheila Dibnah and all the team at Spannered.org
How can internet radio bring about positive change in Rio’s de Janeiro's shantytowns? In more ways that you would think, discovers Spannered.
Spannered talks to radio activist Max Graef about the pros and pros of community radio broadcasting.
We've all met musicians with unhealthy technological fixations. But have you ever heard a kurrawong first thing in the morning? If not you're missing out, says Australian techno producer Andy Rantzen.
The British Phonographic Industry wants to extend the length of copyright currently applied to sound recordings. But such a move would impede our cultural heritage, says Becky Hogge.
The history of the application of sound in warfare is, by its very nature, cloaked in secrecy and misinformation. Much of what seeps out into...
The eagerly awaited second instalment of Dave Marcia's bovine saga.
A wee story inspired by seeing Peaches play live at Sonar.
It's all becoming a bit boring, says Dave Stelfox of electronic music. But nothing a good dose of bad behaviour, stupidity and all-round irresponsibility can't fix...
It probably doesn't say much for my standing as a fully integrated member of society, but the most intense, enduring and exciting relationship...
We are officially at war. I am not talking about glorious, painful and messy warfare that has defined our historical conception of conflict...
'Future shock could be the most important disease of tomorrow', wrote Alvin Toffler more than thirty years ago. I get future shock in my home town, in the cement garden of England...
Outposts of stimulating debate, or citadels of covert cockfoolery? Gerald Ras Wiener passes comment on the tempestuous world of internet message boards.
Gordon Ramrod reflects on a weekend immersed in the delights of the UK's historical northern city.
The attendance at 2008's DEMF was roughly one person to each of Detroit's 70,000 vacant houses. Greg Scruggs reflects on his first visit to Techno City
Who are the winners and losers in Rio’s race for global sports recognition? Greg Scruggs reports from the 2007 Pan American Games.
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