Over at SXSW, Lou Reed had a Perfect Day moaning about digital music

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The curmudgeonly Lou Reed Walked On The Wild Side yesterday at the Texas SXSW conference about digital music, shocking no-one with his audiophilic opinions about how “technology is making things worse”. We always knew he was a moaner.

He went on, telling the audience of tech-savvy hanger-ons that “if you are one of those people like me who like ‘good sound,’ you need good speakers, a good stereo, and (as an artist) your price of recording goes up, because you need a good mic, good cables…If you don’t like good sound, go with MP3.” Ouch, Lou, you really do have a Rock And Roll Heart, eh?

According to Lou, “people have…

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Rustle up some cash, hit eBay, and snag yourself the Austin van that inspired a Wallace & Gromit film

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Nick Park, the Wallace and Gromit creator, isn’t just a dab hand with the animation clay, as he’s just shown off his ultra-generous side by selling the van which inspired the car in The Curse of the Were-Rabbit on eBay, for charity.

He’s supporting the Wallace & Gromit Children’s Foundation which helps children’s hospitals and hospices within…

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