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Public Address 30 May 2014 - Music freebies and more!

Public Address 30 May 2014 - Music freebies and more!

Cool asylum: Porirua Hospital Museum
13:23 May 30, 2014 in Access by Hilary Stace
The patients in F. Ward were terribly violent. They screamed and yelled all night and half the day. There were no drugs – they were locked in single rooms and you couldn’t go near them. You’d almost get the sack if…
http://publicaddress.net/access/cool-asylum-porirua-hospital-museum/

Friday Music: Buying Cool
11:25 May 30, 2014 in Hard News by Russell Brown
If music is becoming a tougher way to make a dollar, its central role in other economies was underlined this week with the confirmation that Apple will spend $3 billion – a lunch-money-sized chunk of its massive hoard of cash…
http://publicaddress.net/hardnews/friday-music-buying-cool/

Note that I'm giving away double passes to a bunch of this weekend's gigs in the music post. But you'll have to be quick.

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