Russi Taylor voice of Minnie Mouse dies aged 75

Russi Taylor famous for the voice of Minnie Mouse for more than 30 years has died aged 75. Russi provided the shrill, simpering tones of the Disney character in several TV series and in films including Who Framed Roger Rabbit and Mickey, Donald, Goofy: The Three Musketeers which entertained millions of children and adults worldwide.…

EMI laid bare in all its hubris and glory

  For decades record companies used people’s desire for a tune as licence to print money were facing catastrophe. In April the IFPI – the global body of the recording industry –released its latest annual Global Music Report. For the consecutive year, revenues were up to total of $19.1bn from a low of $14.3bn in…

Sunrise records buys collapsed HMV

Canadian firm Sunrise Records has bought 100 stores, securing 1487 jobs, the collapsed music chain HMV, beating competition from Sport Direct owner Mike Ashley. But 27 stores will close, resulting in 455 redundancies. Sunrise Records CEO Doug Putman, said he was “ delighted to acquire the most iconic music and entertainment business in the UK”.…

HMV files for administration, with 2000 job losses

This Christmas HMV has fallen victim slump in sales on the UK high street and customer changing habits including music streaming, and is filing for administration for the second time in six years, as shopper footfall dropped 3.1 per cent on Boxing Day compared with last year. His Master’s Voice, started trading in 1921, has…

Cinderella DVD

Cinderella is a fairy tale romance that we all have watched once in our childhood, it’s definitely a classic. The original Disney movie released in 1950 has been adapted into many movies before but this movie kept the original plot intact by bringing the age old fairy tale to life again with vibrant colours and…