Today I heard the sad news that Simon Holmes, frontman and songwriter of 1990s Australian alternative/indiepop band The Hummingbirds passed away over the weekend.
I met him once, about a decade ago, at his record shop
Two years ago:
This week I was at The Conference in Malmö; here are a few of the things I learned:
People are moving away from social media (like Facebook/Twitter) in favour of 1-to-1 messaging apps (and group
Five years ago:
Rupert Murdoch, the patriarch of the Right in the English-speaking world over the past few decades, has bought 5% of VICE , the hipster magazine/record label/documentary producer:
Fox, which was spun off from News Corp earlier