Links: Peter Saville, pirates buy streaming, Bandcamp users buy music, vinyl demand, Mark E. Smith, Kam Franklin.


  • And vinyl collectors, of course. I need to get that 400kg of vinyl onto Discogs. (In “things that will never happen.”)
  • Did you know that medical journal Lancet Psychiatry ran a Mark E. Smith obituary? Well, now you do. “The three biggest risks for working class autodidacts are crankishness, bitterness, and feeling set apart from the culture you come from while not feeling comfortable as a matter of course in other, more educated circles; literally having a head too big for your surroundings. Smith made art and a career from all three.” The Fall fan site has a full list of obituaries.


Correct translation: “I said what I said.”


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