Music industry conflabs such as the Winter Music Conference, South by Southwest and CMJ are responsible for one of the less unedifying...
Two recent documentary films have focused attention on two very different but very British strains of the blues.
Back in the 1930s, when jazz 78s were shipped within or from the US, blues discs were often packed around them to insulate them from damage. In some ways, not much has changed. Reissues of...