Five classic Motown albums have been newly remastered in mono from their original analogue master tapes for 180g deluxe vinyl editions… Motown’s 60th anniversary celebrations are set to continue with a special, limited edition Motown In Mono vinyl series, featuring The Four Tops’ Reach Out (1967), The Marvelettes’ Sophisticated Soul (1968), The Miracles’ You’ve Really Got A Hold On Me (1963), Diana Ross & The Supremes’ Reflections (1968), and The Temptations’ The Temptations Sing … Continue reading Five classic Motown albums to be reissued to vinyl
In 1990, Neil Hannon signed his first record deal and began releasing album after album under the name The Divine Comedy… Over the last three decades, Hannon has released 12 critically acclaimed albums and now, in celebration of his 30th anniversary, nine of them are being reissued in the form of Venus, Cupid, Folly & Time. The albums receiving the reissue treatment are: Liberation (1993), Promenade (1994), Casanova (1996), A Short … Continue reading The Divine Comedy celebrate 30th anniversary with full reissue and concert
The band of brothers, Brian and Micheal D’Addario, are back for their third outing… The new album, Songs For The General Public, was written, recorded and produced by The Lemon Twigs at their Long Island home studio, Sonora Studios in Los Angeles and New York City’s Electric Lady. The first single The One is available now, accompanied by a video directed by Michael Hili featuring both Brian … Continue reading The Lemon Twigs announce third album
This is set to be the band’s 10th album – their first since 2013… The Boston-based trio, Throwing Muses, are set to return with their signature sound on 22 May with the release of their latest studio album, Sun Racket. A follow up to 2013’s Purgatory/Paradise, the new album is said to be packed with modal guitars, pounding drums and heavy bass. To tease their reverbed sound, … Continue reading Throwing Muses announce new album 'Sun Racket'
Iggy Pop has unveiled a new video for We Are The People from his latest album FREE… In the wake of last week’s live rendition of the song, accompanied by Laurie Anderson at Carnegie Hall, the We Are The People video melds Iggy’s interpretation of a poem written by Lou Reed in 1970 with a new visual dimension. On 7 March at Perrotin in New York City, Iggy will … Continue reading Iggy Pop releases video for track 'We Are The People'
As it does every year, 8 March marks International Women’s Day, and the world famous Abbey Road Studios has come up with the perfect way to celebrate… In many ways, the world of sound recording has proved inaccessible to women. Though occasionally trailblazers rise above the rest – such as Abbey Road’s Hazel Yarwood, renowned as the doyenne of disc cutting from 1947 to 1985 … Continue reading Abbey Road Studios announce masterclass series for International Women's Day
What do Black Sabbath, Queen, The Stone Roses, Oasis, Coldplay, Simple Minds, Robert Plant and the Manic Street Preachers all have in common? Rockfield is the answer; a recording studio on a farm in Wales, run by two farming brothers with a dream. Thanks to their hard work and dedication, they successfully landed Rockfield on the map, turning it into one of the most successful … Continue reading Rockfield documentary to premiere at SXSW
This is part of the continued yearlong Marley75 celebrations, commemorating the year that would have held his 75th birthday… Bob Marley’s yearlong birthday celebrations continue with the announcement of Bob Marley: Legacy; a 12-part mini-documentary series, featuring a collection of interviews with his friends, family and fans, woven around his both his original music and remixes of some of his most iconic tracks. The first episode … Continue reading 'Bob Marley: Legacy' documentary premieres on YouTube
Phoebe Bridgers will also appear live at Finsbury Park in London alongside The 1975 this July… Phoebe Bridgers has just released a new solo track, Garden Song, accompanied by a video directed by Bridgers’ brother Jackson Bridgers, via Dead Oceans. Bridgers’ journey from unknown Californian singer/songwriter to young star has been a fun one to follow. When she was 23, she released her debut album, Stranger … Continue reading Phoebe Bridgers releases first solo material since 2017
Techno producer/musician Kelly Lee Owens will release her second album Inner Song on 1 May via Smalltown Supersound… Alongside the announcement, she presented its lead single/visual Melt!, which finds Owens diving deep into her own psyche – working through the struggles she’s faced over the last several years and exploring personal pain while embracing the beauty of the natural world. Inner Song follows the 2017 release of her eponymous … Continue reading Kelly Lee Owens announces new album 'Inner Song'