In A Lifetime: We Ask Johnny Lappin About His Life, Career, And Music Publishing

Following on from her review of his new book, ‘In A Lifetime – From Hozier To U2’, Lisa took the opportunity to send over a few questions to legendary Irish music publisher Johnny Lappin to ask him about his book, and his career.

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‘Tales Of Aggro’ By Matteo Sedazzari Gives A Voice To The Unheard Denizens Of Shepherds Bush

We last spoke to Matteo Sedazzari back in 2016, about his book, ‘A Crafty Cigarette’, a fictionalised account of growing up Mod in Surrey. Now he’s back with ‘Tales Of Aggro’, a collection of short stories about “The Magnificent Six”, a group of friends who live in the Shepherds Bush area of London. We took the chance to ask Matteo about the book, its inspiration, and what’s next.

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Netflix Original Documentary Series OUR PLANET Narrated By Sir David Attenborough Goes Beyond The Screen With Multimedia Extensions

Netflix have announced several multimedia extensions to accompany the ground-breaking eight-part natural history series ‘Our Planet’, which launches globally on Netflix on April 5.

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Soft Cell – ‘To Show You I’ve Been There’ Photo Book & Exclusive 7″released 1st May 2019

Iconic synthpop duo Soft Cell are set to release an incredible photo book, ‘To Show You I’ve Been There’ alongside an exclusive 7″ EP, ‘Magick Mutants’. Published by Renegade Music, the book is limited to 1300 copies, and will be available from 1 May 2019.

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The Beatles Reveal Three Versions Of ‘Glass Onion’ And Brand New Video!

In November 1968, millions of double LPs were shipped to record stores worldwide ahead of that tumultuous year’s most anticipated music event: the November 22nd release of ‘The BEATLES’ (soon to be better known as ‘The White Album’).

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Emma Blackery’s New Album ‘Villains’ Is Deeply Introspective And Conceptual

Emma Blackery is nothing if not very busy. A singer-songwriter who’s probably equally known for her YouTube vlogging, as well as her writing – she released her debut book last year, ‘Feel Good 101: The Outsiders’ Guide to a Happier Life’, based on a series of videos on her main YouTube channel – she’s been releasing music 2012. She’s also toured extensively, most notably for us here at EP, when she supported Busted and Wheatus on their UK tour in 2016. ‘Villains’, out tomorrow, is her first full length album, after five EPs.

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‘The History of Rock (For Big Fans And Little Punks)’ – A Rock History For Music Lovers Of All Ages

‘The History Of Rock (For Big Fans And Little Punks)’ is a comprehensive guide to rock music, written by Rita Nabais and illustrated by Joana Raimundo. The pair put together the book in their native Portugal, and it’s the most complete book of rock for kids, and has something for every age.

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MC YOGI & Matisyahu Illuminate The Path With ‘Heaven Is Here’

MC Yogi has had an interesting life so far. The hip hop artist has gone from living in a group home for at-risk youth, to becoming known as yoga’s modern day ambassador to the west. He’s on a mission to spread the word about yoga to large, mainstream audiences, and the gorgeous song, ‘Heaven Is Here’, from his ‘Only Love Is Real’ album, is just one of the ways he’s going about doing it.

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Ashleigh Harley Releases New Single ‘Judge Me’

Ashleigh Harley’s recent release, ‘Judge Me’ aims to raise awareness for ‘Wall Of Lyon’, her fantasy film, book and music trilogy. Harley is a talented musician who’s making waves in the pop music and fantasy film scene.

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Amaris – ‘Neon Colors’

Multi-faceted Amaris Wenceslas was born in The Netherlands in 1991 and grew up in Switzerland. A producer, singer, author and actress, she is behind Ámaris, and Geiko, a female electronic dance music project, who released their first album in 2014. Amaris released two albums in 2017, at the same time – ‘The Hollow’, for Geiko, and ‘Neon Colors’, her first step into a newer, poppier direction.

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New Book ‘Reinventing Pink Floyd: From Syd Barrett To The Dark Side Of The Moon” By Bill Kopp To Be Released February 15, 2018!

Available February 15, 2017 from Rowman & Littlefield Publishing is Bill Kopp’s new book ‘Reinventing Pink Floyd: From Syd Barrett to the Dark Side of the Moon.’ In celebration of the 45th anniversary of The Dark Side of the Moon, Bill Kopp explores ingenuity with which Pink Floyd rebranded themselves following the 1968 departure of Syd Barrett. Not only did the band survive Barrett’s departure, but it went on to release landmark albums that continue to influence generations of musicians and fans.

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Airy Jeanine – ‘Everywhere’ (Animated Lyric Video)

We introduced you to Airy Jeanine back in July with her song, ‘Everywhere’. Now she’s back, with an animated lyric video for the track, produced by Paris Richard Hall Jr, a 3D animator living in the greater NYC area. Hall has worked with the likes of Nick Jr, Mercedes Banz, and 20th Century Fox, among others.

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Thomas Dolby’s ‘The Speed Of Sound’ Is A Lightning Fast Who’s Who Of Everything

Thomas Dolby is indeed a Connector. His book, ‘The Speed Of Sound’ is on the surface the story of his life to date: the first half about his music, and the second about his life as a pioneer in the computer industry in Silicon Valley.

Dig a little deeper though – and it won’t have to be too deep, and you realise that it’s really about his connections.

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Charlie Higson ‘The Enemy’

A fan of horror? Are zombies your thing? Then check out ‘The Enemy ‘by Charlie Higson.

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Six Quick Questions For Matteo Sedazzari

We’ve caught up with Matteo Sedazzari, author of ‘A Crafty Cigarette: Tales Of A Teenage Mod’ and asked him six quick questions.

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‘A Crafty Cigarette’ By Matteo Sedazzari Is On The Road For My Generation

With a foreword by punk poet John Cooper Clarke, and a subtitle of ‘Tales Of A Teenage Mod’, you start out with a good idea of what to expect from Matteo Sedazzari’s story of a half English half Italian boy growing up in the leafy Surrey suburbs.

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