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New Echo And The Bunnymen Album And Tour

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Echo And The Bunnymen have announced their new album Meteorites to be released on 429 Records, May 5th. A UK and European tour to support the album begins on May 2nd. Here’s the info: “Legendary Liverpool band Echo and The Bunnymen are putting the finishing touches on their 12th studio album and first since 2009, [...]

Belinda Carlisle On Vintage TV

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Be sure to tune in to Vintage TV on  Tuesday 25th March, 10.30pm to see Belinda Carlisle: Needle Time (also showing on Sunday 30th March at 8.00pm)  

Grace Jones ‘Nightclubbing’ Deluxe Edition Announced

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On April 28th 2014  Island Records / Universal Music Catalogue release a deluxe edition of Grace Jones’ classic album ‘Nightclubbing.     The reissued 1981 album is remastered and expanded and features bonus 12” mixes & rarities including two newly discovered, ultra-rare tracks from the original sessions and a special 12” (cut at Abbey Road Studios) [...]

Who Will Win The Brit Awards Tonight?

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Nokia MixRadio are predicting that David Bowie and boyband One Direction will win big at the BRIT Awards 2014 tonight. Nokia MixRadio reveals its predictions based on the “thumbs up” and “thumbs down” feature from their Brit Award-based playlists decided upon by Nokia MixRadio’s team of  music experts – playlists include Best of BRITS and [...]

Classic Pop Issue 9 On Sale Now!

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The new issue of Classic Pop is out now! In Issue 9 of Classic Pop we celebrate the anniversary of Frankie Goes To Hollywood‘s arrival on the music scene with the definitive story of the band’s shortlived but controversial career. We also have more incredible features, exclusive interviews, the latest pop news and new CD, [...]

Erasure – Make It Wonderful

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Erasure release a brand new single, Make It Wonderful, on 24 February 2014. The new single, out on CD and download, includes mixes from Bright Light Bright Light, aka Welsh born London singer Rod Thomas; Oxford’s Chad Valley; production duo Koishii and Hush, who have teamed up with DJ / producer Noel Sanger and Morlando, [...]

991.com Host Buying Event

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991.com are holding a TWO day buying event at their offices in Kent on Friday & Saturday 10th-11th January 2014. Bring your Mint Condition Vinyl Records, CDs & items of Pop Memorabilia along between 9:30am and 4pm. Their professional buyers will be available on the day to assess and appraise, for free, your collection of [...]

Vintage TV Goes Live!

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Vintage TV have announced news that it is now offering a live streaming service! There will be a handy 7-day catch-up feature that allows viewers to tune in to over 500 hours of  Vintage TV programmes including its range of top shows, superb playlists, fantastic megamixes, insightful interviews and unmissable live sessions.       [...]

Sparks Begin The UK Leg of ‘The Revenge Of Two Hands, One Mouth’ Tour

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Sparks began their ‘Two Hands One Mouth’ European tour in October 2012, touring for the very first time as a duo. American brothers Ron (two hands, keyboards) and Russell Mael’s (one mouth, vocals) bold decision to perform without band and computers seems to have paid off – the feedback for 2012 run of shows has been [...]

Simple Minds Greatest Hits UK Tour

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Simple Minds toast the release of their greatest hits album Celebrate – The Greatest Hits, released earlier this year, with a string of live arena shows in November including The O2 Arena in London. Support comes from Ultravox. With thirty years of experience and innovation behind them, Simple Minds have scored big on America’s Billboard chart [...]