Issue 10 of Classic Pop is out now!

For this very special issue of Classic Pop we bring you our Synthpop Special where we have brought together four pioneers of the genre – Howard Jones, Thomas Dolby, Heaven 17’s Glenn Gregory and Neil Arthur from Blancmange – in our inaugural Synthpop Summit.

Other features include our Top 40 Synthpop Singles, exclusive interviews, the latest pop news and new CD, book and DVD reviews.

Highlights include:
• TOP 40 SYNTHPOP SINGLES
Our definitive list of the best synthpop tracks – will you agree?

 

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• EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS

Thompson Twin’s main man Tom Bailey

In his first interview for almost a decade, we chat with Tom Bailey about the early days of Thompson Twins as well as his much anticpated return to the live arena.

 

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Five Decades Of Vince Clarke

We speak to the one of the masters of synthpop

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Blancmange

Neil Arthur joins Classic Pop to share his wisdom

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Sophie Ellis Bextor

Pop’s modern princess discusses her love of the Eighties and her new album, Wanderlust.

Ron Mael of Sparks

Mael opens up about the beginnings of the synth revolution

Trevor Horn

The producer with the Midas Touch on the formation of ZTT Records

Paul Hardcastle

The ‘Nineteen’ star remembers past glories and welcomes his future in music

• FEATURES
The Lowdown on… Soft Cell
The ultimate guide to pop’s odd couple and Marc Almond’s onward career

 

 

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Classic Album… The Human League – Dare

We explore The Human League‘s majestic synthpop masterpiece, Dare

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Pop Art – Depeche Mode

A first glimpse at one of the world’s largest Depeche Mode fan collections

 

• REVIEWS

New releases and gigs reviewed from George Michael, Kylie Minogue, Blancmange, Prince, Hazel O’Connor, Suzanne Vega, Beck, Nina Persson, Moby and many, many more!

Classic Pop issue 10 is on sale now – this really an unmissable issue!

 

 

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