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Reported by Olly @ Trackitdown on October 22, 2007

“Life is all about seduction; for women, for men and everything. So I would like to say I’m doing music for women and the gay community.” (3D World, Australia)

Bob Sinclar stresses he’s in touch with his ‘feminine side’.

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"Paul van Dyk, Erick Morillo, Tiesto. I have never even heard of half these DJs, or know their music. That is really not my world.” (Billboard)

‘Celebrity DJ’ Aoki (aka Kid Milllionaire aka ‘son of Benihana founder/owner Rocky and brother of actress/model Devon’, MSN News) dismisses rival DJs after beating them to win the Set of the Season prize at the annual Ibiza DJ Awards,

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“Party Sloanes thrive in Ibiza or Glastonbury where they insist on a £1,500 VIP ticket with unlimited backstage access.” (Daily Mail)

Modern day Sloane Rangers (including ‘Turbo-Sloane Dan MacMillan) nowadays party further afield than Cowes, Henley and Ascot, according to a new book on the return of the upper class Brit toffs,

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"The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community used to need a place to feel safe away from those who could not accept them for who they were. However the law and society has changed and there is no need to hide away behind closed doors.” (Buckinghamshire Herald)

Kyle Michael, landlord of Aylesbury pub Saracens explains why he’s rebranding his former gay bar as a ‘metrosexual’ venue.

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"I'm not criticizing Madonna, not at all, but I sometimes wonder what people do with their excess money, and when do they have enough? "We live in a culture wherein there's a prevailing ethos that you should always have more. But why is 'more' always better?" (Moby.com)

Moby questions Madonna’s motivations in negotiating a new $120million record/ tour deal.

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“It is with great regret that we have had to postpone tonight’s performance at Londons' Roundhouse due to severe illness within the band. More details will follow as soon as possible,” (press release)

Publicists for Underworld cancel the band’s prestige Roundhouse booking just hours before showtime.

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“All drugs are evil and should be branded as such". (Daily Telegraph, Australia)

Australian Prime Minister John Howard just says No.

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"I saved up all my money and went to London at the weekend to buy records. I just got a really good record collection together to the point where people started to say 'why don't you play this at our party', 'why don't you play this at our club'.

"I was kind of in the right place at the right time when the acid house explosion happened." (BBC)

Andy Weatherall recalls his entry into DJing in the mid 80s.

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"We've no set number of kisses in the UK. A kiss on one cheek might be fine but sometimes you go for two because we've started to adopt other cultures. It all feels very unnatural." (BBC)

Body language expert Judi James says Brits continue to struggle with how many kisses a greeting should involve.

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"I'd like to make a dance album that is purely electronic. I don't really want to be a pop star. I've been trying to avoid that for some time". (ContactMusic.com)

Annie Lennox outlines her new direction.

Jonty Skrufff (Skrufff.com)