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ditto is… after the vinyl Holy Grail

Apr 11, 2014

Earlier this week one of the copies appeared for sale , with a hefty $13,500 price tag, on http://www.discogs.com/Caustic-Window-Caustic-Window-LP/release/482493 Thirteen and half grand is a fairly significant number, even for the most ardent collector – but the dudes over at We Are The Music Makers are working on an alternative. Having negotiated with the artist, […]

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ditto is… taking the road less-travelled

Apr 08, 2014

It’s no secret that traditional (aka printed) publishing has come under fire in recent years from eReaders and dwindling readerships, despite claims to the contrary from Tim Waterstone at the recent Oxford Literary Festival. I remember walking into my first lecture as an English student in September 2009: the room was filled with young men […]

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ditto is… holding creativity to a higher standard

Apr 04, 2014

In the last couple of years, I’ve become curious about the relationship between the creative industries and current post-industrial society. I can’t avoid questioning their contribution towards the cultural development of London. I wonder whether the industry has become just another mechanism of reinforcing the stratification of society. Or does it provide artists with the […]

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