Trevor Horn’s long-awaited memoir will be released on 13 October, by the same team that published Chris Blackwell’s autobiography, The Islander. Adventures in Modern Recording, from ABC to ZTT is “Trevor’s story in his own words, as told through the prism of twenty-five of his most important songs – from the Buggles’ ‘Video Killed the… Continue reading Trevor Horn memoir set for October
News here of a classic pop album that’s well overdue for a deluxe reissue… Exorcising Ghosts, a career-spanning best-of was compiled and produced in consultation with David Sylvian one year after Japan finally disbanded. This new edition has been mastered at half-speed by Miles Showell at Abbey Road Studios, London. The LPs are housed in… Continue reading New Sylvian-compiled Japan reissue
Here in full and direct from the artist’s keyboard, a message from Kate Bush on the phenomenal resurgence of Running Up That Hill. When the first series came out, friends kept asking us if we’d seen ‘Stranger Things’, so we checked it out and really loved it. We’ve watched every series since then, as a… Continue reading A Message from Kate Bush…
They’ve spent the last decade embracing the streaming revolution, but now here’s a sign of the times…: Naim have just unveiled the first turntable in their 50-year history. And just look at the depth of that platter! The Solstice Special Edition turntable is so-called becuase it was launched on the summner solstice – and becuase… Continue reading Naim’s new turntable – 50 years in the making
Pumpkin-coloured, pumpkin-shaped vinyl. Why hasn’t anyone thought of this before? Craft Recordings have announced the ultimate Halloween vinyl, with a special edition of Vince Guaraldi’s masterful soundtrack to It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown. Read more below… and browse our blockbuster soundtrack archives. This fall, Craft Recordings will celebrate Halloween with a collectible, pumpkin-shaped vinyl… Continue reading “It’s the Great Vinyl Pumpkin, Charlie Brown!”
‘We Persuade Ourselves We Are Immortal’ was written with legendary Van Der Graaf Generator vocalist Peter Hammill, featuring Paul Weller on piano and guitar, and explores the theme of mortality and immortality. Continue reading Amorphous Androgynous meet Peter Hamill and Paul Weller
Just when you thought you’d seen it all, along comes a brand new 5K video of John Lennon in full blissful flight, demoing one of his most famous anthems… Continue reading Previously unseen John & Yoko footage is a sight to behold…
If ever there was a band who could have literally taken over the world, but failed to do so as a result of “artistic differences,” it’s Japan. But that doesn’t mean their legacy should be any less celebrated. And Quiet Life – their third, final, and most successful release on the Hansa label – gets… Continue reading “No Japan? No Duran!” Deluxe Quiet Life Vinyl announced…
We knew 2021 was going to be good, but maybe not this good. When The KLF exited the music business in 1992, they deleted their entire back catalogue rendering their entire musical output – save for some remixes, and licenses to labels in North America – unavailable. But at midnight last night, they started to… Continue reading KLF Undeleted! Everything you need to know
Bowie vinyl news incoming! 15 January will see Parlophone Records release the third in its series of six live releases from his Nineties era. The suitably-titled LIVEANDWELL.COM (yes, it’s intentionally-capitalised) references the Thin White Duke’s some might say, soothsayer-like obsession with the quaint old concept of “the information superhighway.” Continue reading David Bowie is… Live And Well.com
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