In some industries, Christmas is over before it's begun, for instance, in mags, Christmas is happening right now and will be 'til November. For those in the record industry, it's over and dusted. Out the door. They're thinking 2009 now. For an insight into major record label shenanigans in the run-up to Christmas, with their biggest stars getting a leg-on, head over to Shang-a-lang where Ultrabaz (nee Bengobaz, aka Chelsea Kelsey) describes all. The label had a mass listen of their output for Chrimbo and Manastacia rocked up all smiles, hair and hilarity. It's nice to hear about stars being good company - mind you, when you're in a room full of your record label's workers, you'd hardly be snippy. He describes meeting Jason Donovan last week: "It’s always, always the way – the artists you don’t care much for turn out to be the nicest human beings. Last week, I met Jason Donovan, who we’ve also just signed, and he was so charming and funny – a right dirty bastard, too." Jason has got that look about him though, the look that says 'I'm going to rip your clothes off, stuff a bottle of poppers up your nose and pork you right here and now'.