Archive | January, 2013

How His Master’s Voice fell on a new generation’s deaf ears.

24 Jan
HMV price

Yes, that was the price of an Inspiral Carpets 12″ single in 1991. I could buy a full album of them online now!

In the same week that David Bowie got himself back in the top ten of the UK singles chart, another old music icon is having the exact opposite turn of fortune. High street stalwart HMV went into receivership after fighting the changing tide of fashion and economic downturn for some time. While HMV is still on our high streets as I type, and open for business, what the near future will bring is open to debate. Continue reading

New year, new ideas!

9 Jan

Gosh, it’s 2013 already, and what’s occurring in the experience of Serendipity 3864?

Well, a few bits of interesting news and thoughts here, which I shall communicate in a brief numerical fashion! Continue reading