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The Jam announce box-set of six previously-unreleased concerts

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The Jam have announced a 6CD box-set of previously unreleased concerts, one for each year of the trio’s commercial peak. Released on October 30, Fire And Skill: The Jam Live marks the 40th anniversary of the band’s first tour and coincides with their ongoing memorabilia exhibition, About The Young Idea, at London’s Somerset House. The [...]

Have Your Say! What are the best 80s albums according to YOU?

  Over the past few weeks, we have been receiving your votes for the best albums of the 80s. These are all being collated for our special feature in the magazine later on in the year. Where will your favourites end up in our top 100? PLUS! Everyone who votes will be entered into our [...]

WIN!1 x Novation MoroderNova synthesizer

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Thanks to the generous team at Focusrite, we are able to offer a rare opportunity to bag one of EDM pioneer Giorgio Moroder’s new signature MoroderNova synthesisers. Based on the Novation MiniNova, this limited edition beauty is pre-loaded with over 30 Moroderapproved synth patches including sounds from some of his greatest creations – Donna Summer’s [...]

New Order announce new album Music Complete

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New Order return on September 25 with new album Music Complete, their first since 2005’s Waiting For The Sirens Call.   It’s the band’s first since signing to new label Mute last year, and their first with keyboardist Gillian Gilbert since she left the band for family reasons after 2001’s Get Ready.   It’s also [...]

Exclusive: Duran Duran on new tour

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Duran Duran have announced their new tour to coincide with their as-yet-untitled new album, which will be released this autumn. Classic Pop have interviewed the band for a major feature which will be published around the album. Discussing the tour, Simon Le Bon told us: “I’ve loved making the album, but I still feel most [...]

Jay-Jay Johanson ‘Opium’ Album Full Stream

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Listen to the full album stream at here!   Swedish producer and songwriter releases 10th studio album featuring Robin Guthrie of Cocteau Twins and Funkstörung   “The great crooner of the electronica era, the Swedish singer is known for his evocative and melancholic voice that’s reminiscent of romantic singers from days gone by.” – Time [...]

3 issues for just £3 in our Summer Sale!

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The summer season is finally upon us and what better way to enjoy relaxing in the sunshine than with your favourite magazine? For a limited time only, you can get 3 issues of Classic Pop, or try a different one, for just £3*! If you live outside the UK, we have a variety of other [...]

Wobble plays pop

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Bass legend Jah Wobble has said he intends making a pop album following the release of his new box-set. Released this week, Redux compiles Wobble’s material into six discs themed around genres such as jazz, world and dub. But the former Public Image Ltd bassist told Classic Pop he may make a more pop-sounding album [...]

Thomas Dolby brought to book

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Thomas Dolby is writing a new book about his experiences in the technology industry, Classic Pop can reveal.   The as-yet-untitled book will be released by Macmillan Publishing in autumn next year. It will describe Dolby’s success in Silicon Valley, where he largely worked in the 1990s and 2000s, helping to implement music and technology. [...]

Win! A pair tickets to see Alison Moyet

Win a pair tickets to see Alison Moyet at the first ever Live At Chelsea concert series at the Royal Hospital Chelsea in London on June 14th.   Reader offer – 50% off Live at Chelsea Tickets   This is the first open-air concert series set within the historic home of the Chelsea Pensioners. The [...]

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