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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WHAT BECOMES OF THE BROKEN ‘HEARTED?

Firstly, thank you very much to everyone who came to the shows in Edinburgh. I hope you enjoyed it. We met some lovely people. And saw some terrific things, not least the…

CUT TO THE FRINGE

“Don’t miss this show. Saw him in Southampton a few…

CAPITAL GOLD

It’s there in the shadows; in the back of our…

Re-DRESS-ed

Found these yesterday in my drawers of demo tapes and…

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