Richard Smirke

Richard Smirke is a U.K. journalist specializing in music and the music industry, who writes regularly for Billboard magazine, and He has previously written for The Guardian, BBC, Associated Newspapers, and other publications.


Selfie Stick

Selfie Sticks Banned by U.K. Music Venues

They were one of 2014's best-selling Christmas gifts in the U.K., but it seems that selfie sticks are far less popular in the live music business.