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Classic Pop Issue 10 Out Now!

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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 [...]

New Echo And The Bunnymen Album And Tour


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


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) [...]

Spandau Ballet Announce First North American Show Since 1985


In a statement recently released on their website, Spandau Ballet have announced their first live date in North America in nearly thirty years. The official announcement on the Spandau Ballet site reads: “Gary, Martin, Tony, Steve and John will return to the United States to perform for the first time in 28 years this March [...]

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!


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


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, [...] Host Buying Event

Screen shot 2014-01-08 at 17.18.48 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!


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.       [...]