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A British Scientist, Piers Corbyn, issued a Special Weather Warning to round the world solo balloonist, Steve Fossett, alerting him that the period 16 -19 August 2001 was expected to be a high risk period during the Fossett record breaking world circumvention attempt. The latest news is that Fosset(Added: Fri Aug 17 2001)

WebListen.com, a pioneering Spanish company in on-line music subscriptions

Subscription systems as a business model in on-line music already exist in Spain. A Spanish site has been offering the possibility since 1998 to download songs in mp3 format by any artist. In January of this year 2001, this company started to market a subscription service called BonoMusic, ahead of (Added: Fri Aug 17 2001)

ABCtales.com Diary Notice: Shock horror - famous children’s author Terry Deary held captive in popular

Date: 10.30am Wednesday, 26 September 2001 Venue: Lewes Castle 169 High Street, Lewes, East Sussex, BN7 Event: Launch of youngABCtales.com Rumour has it that best-selling children’s author Terry Deary will be taken prisoner and held captive in youngABCtales castle later this year. (Added: Mon Aug 13 2001)


Top radio DJ, Chris Moyles, caused mayhem on Friday by inadvertently crashing the computer system belonging to pop band the Cuban Boys - famous for their Christmas 1999 chart-topping "Cognoscenti Vs Intelligentsia" - the "Hamster Dance Song". The meltdown occurred when Moyles, widely regarded as (Added: Sun Aug 12 2001)

Ancient Evil Game Launched by Silver Lightning popular

Australian Interactive Software Games Developer Sliver Lightning Releases Latest Game In Softwrap Format London, UK – 10 August, 2001: Australian entertainment software development company, Sliver Lightning, today announces the release of its latest game, ‘Ancient Evil: The Curse Of (Added: Fri Aug 10 2001)


BACKGROUND EXTRA TURNED FILM DIRECTOR AND SONY INNOVATORS AWARD FINALIST TIM GREENE INKS WORLDWIDE DISTRIBUTION DEAL Hollywood – Tim Greene, a background extra who can be seen in such pictures as the Jackson Story, White Men Can’t Jump, Beloved and Chris Rock’s Comedy CB-4, has (Added: Thu Aug 09 2001)

Win With Lynne Expert Guide to Winning Competition Prizes popular

Film stars and celebrities aren't the only ones who jet to exotic places and fill their homes with luxury goods. Ordinary people from all walks of life can enjoy a share of the goodies by entering and winning consumer competitions. Lynne Suzanne, 53, has won two cars, world wide holidays and o(Added: Thu Aug 09 2001)


World Paintball Championships National Sports Centre, Crystal Palace, London, SE19 (Upper Norwood) Friday 31 August – Sunday 2 September 2001 Gates open: 8am Admission: Free More details: Tel: 01932 865999 or www.campaigncup.com Teams of the world’s best paintballers from more th(Added: Thu Aug 09 2001)

Greco-Roman Band Breaks New Musical Ground - - Mixes an Ancient Frenzy with Digital Noise & Pretty H popular

Flaming Fire’s new album, Get Old and Die with Flaming Fire, summons the surreal and pagan aural landscape of Fellini’s Satyricon, Angelo Badalamenti and Psychic TV – combining pretty, punked-out harmonies and hysterical chanting with eerie psychedelic tape loops and digital noise.(Added: Mon Aug 06 2001)


2 August 2001 Music policy makes its mark across daytime listening Audience and listening up across the day Virgin Radio’s audience is up with the number of listeners tuning in rising 200,000 quarter on quarter, an increase of nearly 6 per cent Listening hours are up overall(Added: Thu Aug 02 2001)

"Interview With Jesus" Continues Hot Web Phenomenon popular

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE "Interview With Jesus" Continues Hot Web Phenomenon http://www.interviewwithjesus.com/ SILOAM SPRINGS, AR - July 31, 2001 - The summer may have been a dreary one at the box office for Hollywood, but the Internet had plenty of blockbuster movie muscle in the form of a F(Added: Thu Aug 02 2001)

Unique website offers web surfers chance at fame

Andy Warhol had the right idea, but I don't think he was exactly on the money. He once said that, "In the future everyone will be famous for fifteen minutes." Change that to, "Everyone will WANT to be famous for AT LEAST fifteen minutes," and I think you're on to something. A unique website, www.(Added: Mon Jul 30 2001)

Vernon Neilly Featured In Music Connection Magazine's "Close Up" popular

Vernon Neilly Featured In Music Connection Magazine's "Close Up" LA, CA -- July 24, 2001 -- Contemporary Urban artist Vernon Neilly took time out from the frenetic promotion of his debut CD "Kaleidescope" to talk with Jonathan Widran from Music Connection Magazine about Boosweet Records. Vernon l(Added: Tue Jul 24 2001)

Tomb Raider on Windows 2000 Professional Patches popular

Windows 2000 users can now benefit from a series of unofficial patches which solves the perpetual crashing and limited screen resolutions faced while attempting to play Tomb Raider Chronicles, The Last Revelation, The Lost Artifact and Tomb Raider III on their platforms. After replacing our oring(Added: Mon Jul 23 2001)

It's 'Seven Nights In One Week' for Worldpop's Mobile Ibiza popular

The legendary Mobile Ibiza has officially launched with the innovative text message based promotion 'Seven Nights In One Week'. The service allows Worldpop registered Ibiza holidaymakers to enter a leading club for free, every night of the week. Throughout the summer season, Worldpop will be send(Added: Thu Jul 19 2001)

Music Publishing Legend Dean Kay To Contribute To Songwriter Report Series popular

New York, NY - July 16, 2001 - Eric de Fontenay, founder & CEO of e-publisher & consultancy Tag It, today announced that music visionary Dean Kay has joined other industry leaders such as Allen Foster, Rick Beresford and David Michael Thomas in participating in the MusicDish Songwriter Report Series(Added: Sat Jul 14 2001)

Llynda More takes on Madonna, O Town and Robbie Williams in hunt for MP3.com #1 popular

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Llynda More takes on Madonna, O Town and Robbie Williams in hunt for MP3.com #1 Contact: July 12, 2001 Bobby Bensley CMAP Music International 970-4(Added: Fri Jul 13 2001)

Musicians announced for September’s Jackfield Festival popular

Organisers of the Jackfield Village Festival, scheduled for 1st-2nd September 2001, are thrilled to announce the latest line-up of musicians for the event, which promises to be an unforgettable weekend of music, dancing and fun. Headlining is renowned local musician Raymond Froggatt, playing on Sund(Added: Wed Jul 11 2001)

CMAP To Host 3 Day Indie Music Fest For Youth popular

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CMAP Music International Too Host 3 Day Indie Music Festival For Youth! Contact: July 09, 2001 Bobby Bensley (970)-482-7910 Email – bobby@cmapmusic.com CMAP Mus(Added: Tue Jul 10 2001)

White Rap Star to Debut at Highgate: "The Homeboy" has London Premiere

“The Homeboy,” Dave Gebroe’s debut feature film, will make its UK premiere at London’s Highgate Film Festival. The film can be seen at the Jackson’s Lane Theatre on Saturday, July 21, at 8:00pm. The theater is located at 269 Archway Road (Highgate Tube). Tickets are pr(Added: Fri Jul 06 2001)

British Horse Society Competitions and Activity in Shropshire

The Shropshire Branch of the British Horse Society (BHS) has a Le TREC competition running from Berriewood Farm, Condover, Shrewsbury on July 14th and 15th 2001. Le TREC is based on orienteering on horseback and is a sport that can be done by all ages of riders and on any type of horse. Competitio(Added: Fri Jul 06 2001)

A Very Graphic Adventure popular

Following advice from the European Leisure Software Publishers’ Association (ELSPA), CDV Software has confirmed that its forthcoming adventure title, The Mystery of the Druids, is to be restricted to more mature gamers. Although not overtly gory, the game does contain some scenes and imag(Added: Fri Jul 06 2001)

Latest US adverts from Filmtecknarna popular

LATEST ADVERTS DELIVERED FROM FILMTECKNARNA 1. Two adverts for the US Trust, one of America's oldest Investment Management and Trust companies. The ads were shot as live action in LA and the live action was then used as a guideline for the animation. The brief was to ensure the advert was consis(Added: Thu Jul 05 2001)

BandCode.net - Tools for Band Sites popular

July 5, 2001 - Miami-based BandCode.net has launched their site for Musicians and Bands, featuring high-end web features to promote artists’ live shows and recorded music. A good web site can form the core of your promotion - the one source where people can learn about who you are, what yo(Added: Thu Jul 05 2001)

SNAI presents the Bingo Academy

E’ la prima scuola italiana per la formazione di professionisti per la gestione di sale Bingo – I primi corsi saranno avviati in luglio: formeranno responsabili di sala, capotavola, cassieri e venditori Nei giorni scorsi è stata ufficializzata la graduatoria per le concessioni per cir(Added: Wed Jul 04 2001)

Hamster Scamsters Take To The Track popular

Hamster Scamsters Take To The Track Pop outfit the Cuban Boys - famous for their smash hit "Hamster Dance" record from Christmas 1999 - have turned their attentions to a true sporting legend. To commemorate Murray Walker's final British Grand Prix commentary, the chart-topping band have t(Added: Tue Jul 03 2001)

Celtic Music OnlineTV popular

Music website CelticTV.com based out of New York City is set to launch NYC's 1st OnlineTV Show featuring Celtic music and artists exclusively at Paddy Reilly's Music Bar, NYC. Bands from around the world are being invited to perform at NYC's most popular Irish music bar and perform worldwide on the (Added: Tue Jul 03 2001)

LaMotta headlines at Water Rats Fri. 27 July

LaMotta’s innovative combination of infectious pop rock tunes and intelligent songwriting ability has rendered the band a tour-de-force on the London gig circuit this year. LaMotta’s next headling gig is at the Water Rats Theater 27 July. LaMotta was established when Steven Cook (lead vocal(Added: Fri Jun 29 2001)

N.A.R.A.S. Executive Director Merl Saunders Jr. To Attend CMAP Global Web Concert For Youth popular

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 28, 2001 Contact: Bobby Bensley email: bobby@cmapmusic.com N.A.R.A.S. Executive Director Merl Saunders Jr. To Attend CMAP Global Web Concert For Youth CMAP Music International President Bobby Bensley announced today that Merl Saunders Jr., Executive Direct(Added: Fri Jun 29 2001)

Vocalist.co.uk - Singing for joy! popular

Vocalist.co.uk - singing for joy! Singer’s web site welcomes support of John Lewis Partnership Vocalist.co.uk was singing a happy tune in London today, with the news that the John Lewis Partnership have chosen to make a generous donation to support the continued development of this oth(Added: Thu Jun 28 2001)
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