Can a vinyl’s warm, natural sound be beaten? We listened to the Beatles’ recently remastered White Album to find out.
Organisers of the Wireless Festival knew ‘for months’ that one of its headline acts wasn’t going to make the event last weekend. Have you ever suffered a last-minute artist cancellation?
Spotify is, without doubt, one of the most successful, convenient innovations of modern times. Access to all the music is great – but is its £120-per-year subscription cost-effective? (more…)
Too many music fans are forced to use secondary ticket sites to get gig tickets, with no real picture of who they’re buying them from. Trading Standards wants to know if this has happened to you as it works to clean up the market.
The Competition and Markets Authority is working to ensure fans who buy secondary tickets aren’t left out in the cold. But event organisers have a role to play too – and the regulator wants to hear your views on what that role should be…
The regulator has announced it’s taking enforcement action against ticketing companies who aren’t following the rules. But will this finally fix the ticket resale market for genuine fans?
Next weekend, Glasgow will host over 15,000 music fans at BBC 6 Music Festival – but how many are at risk of being turned away on the night?
(more on secondary ticketing
Marianne Grant is from the ‘Get it Right from a Genuine Site’ campaign, which is taking a whole new approach to reducing online copyright infringement and ensuring safe downloads. (more on legally downloading content…)
A great photo or video clip can capture a special moment, but it might be at the expense of the audience members around you. Should you be able to record and photograph at concerts and other live events?
(more about phones at concerts…)
In a resounding victory for all of you who didn’t pipe down about your distaste for piped music, M&S is scrapping piped music in its stores. Question is – will other retailers follow suit?
Vinyl records show no signs of stopping in their ascent from an underground niche to the heights of mainstream cool. So what’s persuading us to get back into the groove?
Music in shops is a pet hate for many Which? Convo readers – judging by the vast majority of the 1,500 comments we’ve had on the subject. But what about music in restaurants?
Sometimes I look round my home and wonder how it got so cluttered – books I’ve read, CDs played to death, gadgets. The idea of getting rid of them and earning money sounds appealing, but is it too good to be true?
There’s an air of inevitability about format changes – a consequence of rapidly evolving technology designed to enrich our lives. But how would you feel if items you’d paid for were suddenly rendered obsolete?