Jonathan Margolis is listening to a £3,159 portable sound system. His wife says that high-end hi-fi is like anti-wrinkle cream: it’s expensive with dubious results. But, compared to some, his set-up is modest. He meets the people for whom hearing is believing
Miley Cyrus blurred the lines between boy and girl, Angel Haze came out as agender and cross-dressing rapper Young Thug challenged stereotypes. In the first of a three-part series on the musical talking points of 2015, a look at how pop stars are refusing to be pinned down
Just days after opening its doors, EasyJet founder Sir Stelios Haji-Ioannou’s budget food store, which charges just 25p for essential food items, has been forced to shut temporarily after running out of stock. EasyFoodstore closed on Wednesday afternoon after bargain-hunters, attracted by the low priced food, swamped the supermarket, stripping its shelves bare. The shop is due to reopen on Friday after being re-stocked.
Spotify’s economics man Will Page has estimated that the music rights sector was worth just over $25 billion in 2014, a figure that includes the revenues generated by songs as well as recordings. - See more at: http://www.completemusicupdate.com/article/spotify-economics-chief-collates-figures-to-estimate-value-of-music-rights-in-2014-25-28-billion/#sthash.Nl3tc7Uc.dpuf
It's a common worry among parents - the amount of time children spend playing computer games. But those endless hours in front of a screen have paid off for some who have become celebrity gamers competing for huge prizes.