Nothing has been solved by the British Government’s preservation order on Abbey Road studios. All it means is that the building cannot be demolished for the time being, although it can and will continue to lose money – or not make enough – for its owners, EMI, and their owners, the hedge fund Terra Firma.
So what’s to be done? I shall be talking about it at 2pm New York time today with John Schaefer on WNYC’s Soundcheck. If you’re snowbound or otherwise free, you can listen in real time or playback at your leisure just here.