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Do you want to see Tom Waits at Number One in the Irish charts on Christmas Day? Adam Maguire has kickstarted a campaign to get “Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis” to Number One. To help this happen, you …

Tue, Dec 11, 2007, 09:19

   

Do you want to see Tom Waits at Number One in the Irish charts on Christmas Day? Adam Maguire has kickstarted a campaign to get “Christmas Card From A Hooker In Minneapolis” to Number One. To help this happen, you need to buy the track from one of a number of official download channels (per chart overseers IMRA, these are Apple iTunes, Eircom Music Club, Mycokemusic, Vodafone, Sony Connect, Bleep, Wippit and easyMusic) between Friday December 14 and Thursday December 20.

Guy Hands loves his acts. No, really, the new EMI Music owner just loves his acts. Just a pity so many of them will be dropped in the next few months as Terra Firma realise you can’t make a quick buck from a record label.

Maybe I should get Miranda Sawyer to be a Choice Music Prize judge next year….

Dan Deacon is not happy with Greyhound Bus. Anyone know if he used Bus Eireann when he was here?

Beer brands are turning their back on music:

Brands must add something of value to the consumer while giving a clear context to their product in the sponsorship.

Jon Parales interviews Radiohead for the New York Times. Much, much better interview than the one that ran last weekend in the Observer because there are no questions from the fans.

Jack White buys a saw.