A MUSIC FANS WEBSITE, EDITED BY STEVE LAMACQ

GOING DEAF FOR A LIVING is a music fans website, edited by myself Steve Lamacq, with occasional contributions from assorted guest writers, errant musicians and scholarly drinkers.


Touring Deaf For A living

It was about three years ago, while watching Stuart Maconie in the literary tent at Lattitude – segueing from stories about Morrissey into his days at NME (and coincidentally name checking yours truly) – that a friend turned to me and said you could do that.

Oh how we all laughed! The absurdity! The vanity!

Anyway, turns out I’m doing something like that.

The new one man show is called Going Deaf For A Living: The Story Of A Music Fan. It is not just my story, it’s the story of how a lot of us have fallen in love with music and the pitfalls that a growing obsession with bands can lie in wait for you

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Credit Where It’s DU

Following on from the last post (the music industry and why it’s payment system is knackered – Ed), it’s probably time for a return of some fanboy ravings. WARNING: there may be…

#SaveOurVenues

Well this IS odd: it is now nearly eight weeks…

Why? Corona

As Nadine Shah was beginning, what she jokingly described as…

25 Year Stretch

Helpfully reminded by @BritpopMemories on Twitter, that last week marked…

Credit Where It’s DU

Following on from the last post (the music industry and…

BAMBARA Stray

FACT: as mentioned before Bambara saved my SXSW last year,…

25 Year Stretch

Helpfully reminded by @BritpopMemories on Twitter, that last week marked…

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