Trouble In Mind: Moby Releases ‘Reprise’, A Re-Imagining Of His Classic ‘Play’ Album On Deutsche Grammophon Along With Documentary ‘Moby Doc’ – Both Out Today

Mention Moby and I can guarantee that you will instantly have running through your head his song, ‘Natural Blues’, from his 1999 album, ‘Play’. Back then the track featured a sample vocal from folk singer, Vera Hall, singing ‘Trouble So Hard’, which Moby found on a boxed set of folk music, collected by field recorder, Alan Lomax.

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EVER HAD THE FEELING YOU’VE BEEN TREATED? Slumdog Director Danny Boyle Signs On To Helm New Sex Pistols TV Series

Slumdog Millionaire director Danny Boyle is to direct a new TV drama, based on the autobiography of Sex Pistols‘ guitarist Steve Jones. Starring Toby Wallace (Babyteeth, Acute…

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‘A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day!’ add new names including Boy George, Ricky Gervais, Corey Taylor, Taylor Hawkins & Gary Barlow

Culture Club frontman Boy George, Pretty Reckless bandleader Taylor Momsen, Award-winning comedian and After Life star Ricky Gervais, and Ground Control supergroup with Dave Navarro(Jane’s Addiction), Corey Taylor (Slipknot, Stone Sour), Taylor Hawkins (Foo Fighters), and Chris Chaney (Jane’s Addiction) and six-time Ivor Novello Award winner Gary Barlow (Take That) will take the virtual stage for “A Bowie Celebration: Just For One Day!”, the global streaming concert bringing together a dazzling array of artists who worked with David Bowie or who were inspired and influenced by his work — for a celebration of what would have been his 74th birthday and the weekend of the fifth anniversary of his passing. Presented by Mike Garson, David Bowie’s longest-standing band member, the concert will stream on January 8 beginning at 6pm PT.

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FIVE YEARS – Duran Duran, Billy Corgan and Ian Hunter To Appear At ‘Just For One Day’ – A Star-Studded Streaming Concert Marking The Fifth Anniversary Of David Bowie’s Passing

Anna Calvi, Duran Duran and Yungblud are among the latest artists to be added to the stellar bill of a live streaming show celebrating the…

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READ ALL ABOUT IT – New Book Tells The Story Of The Front Page, The Tiny Nightclub That Brought Legendary Live Music To Carlisle

A Few months ago I reviewed a book by Paul Talling which heralded London’s Lost Music Venues. An exercise in nostalgia, Talling’s work also underlined…

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Won’t Let The Sun Go Down: Nik Kershaw Speaks To Us Ahead Of Release Of New Studio Album, ‘Oxymoron’

Lisa spoke last month to Nik Kershaw about his 9th studio album, ‘Oxymoron’, which is set for release this Friday, 16 October. An OG Kershaw fan, the prospect of speaking to the man himself knocked Lisa for 6, but thankfully she persevered.

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⚡️ TONY VISCONTI & WOODY WOODMANSEY Present THE BEST OF BOWIE Featuring GLENN GREGORY & All-Star Band HOLY HOLY⚡️

TONY VISCONTI & WOODY WOODMANSEY present THE BEST OF BOWIE featuring  Glenn Gregory & all-star band Holy Holy, Performing BOWIE HITS & CULT CLASSICS. UK Tour 9-18th April 2021. Buy Tickets here, with Pre-sale 17th September, and General-sale 18th Sept 2020

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Under Pressure: Jedward Consider Re-Recording ‘Under Pressure (Ice Ice Baby)’ And Appeal To Vanilla Ice To Join Them Ahead Of New Single ‘Taste The Heat’

If you’ve missed the recent drama over Jedward’s debut single, ‘Under Pressure (Ice Ice Baby)’, then we’ll quickly bring you up to speed. Last Friday Jedward were made aware that their debut single had been removed from Spotify and all other streaming media, and not only that, the music video, along with its more than 6 million views, had also disappeared. The single, which had been their only release under the Sony label back in 2010, just happened to vanish at the same time as Simon Cowell stepped down from Syco Music. Coincidence? Well Jedward certainly don’t think so!

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Daphne Guinness Releases New Single And Video ‘Looking Glass’ Ahead Of New Album ‘Revelations’ Out August 14

Daphne Guinness releases a new single, ‘Looking Glass’, the latest to be lifted from her forthcoming third album, ‘Revelations’ due out on August 14, 2020 via Agent Anonyme/Absolute. Daphne recorded the album at Les Studios Saint Germain, Paris – working once again with David Bowie producer Tony Visconti, also at the helm for Guinness’ previous two critically-acclaimed albums, ‘Optimist in Black’ and ‘Daphne & The Golden Chord’. Stream the new video for ‘Looking Glass’ here:

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SULTAN OF SWING – Ohio Rocker Lizard McGee Tees Up Appearance On ABC’s Extreme Golf Show ‘Holey Moley’

Until recently the game of golf was not considered the sport of choice of your average underground rocker. Roughly on a par with crotchet…

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Jon Patrick Walker Channels Bowie In Latest Single ‘All-Night Diner’

Full on channelling early David Bowie, Jon Patrick Walker returns with his latest single, ‘All-Night Diner’, which was released on March 13. Jon’s new album, ‘The Rented Tuxedo And Other Songs’ comes out on June 12.

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Rick Wakeman ‘Box Of Boots: Set of 10 Live CDs: Official Bootleg Series’ Now Available For Pre-order

Rick Wakeman’s ‘Box Of Boots: Set of 10 Live CDs: Official Bootleg Series’ is now available for pre-order. The box set will be released Dec 2, 2019.

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JOBSON’S CHOICE – The Skids’ Frontman Discusses His Life, Music And Upcoming Warts ‘n’ All ‘Evening With…’ Acoustic Tour

If ever there’s a walking embodiment of punk’s have-a-go attitude, it’s Richard Jobson. Exploding out of gang-ridden working class Fife in the late 1970s,…

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Slow Down Slicky: Earl Slick On Music, Bowie, And Being A Tough Cookie Touring With Glen Matlock

Lisa spoke with Earl Slick about passports, answering machines, the music industry and Bowie – as well as his upcoming tour with Glen Matlock and the Tough Cookies. The band will perform at 229 The Venue on August 10.

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CHAOS THEORY – Guitar Supremo Michael Ciravolo On Beauty In Chaos – The All Star Musical Collaboration Which Spawned ‘Finding Beauty In Chaos’ And New Re-Mix Album ‘Beauty Re-Envisioned’

Born of frustration at the lack of space his guitar parts were getting on the last Human Drama record, Michael Ciravolo‘s Beauty In Chaos started as a…

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Future West Returns With New Single ‘See What I See’ Ahead Of Summer Dates

Future West returns with ‘See What I See’, the follow up to ‘Human’, which was released back in February. Out yesterday, June 14, ‘See What I See’ is a retro-tinged synth-led track which sees Future West imploring an unknown other person to skip town with them. It’s a full-on bop with a super-catchy chorus.

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KC – ‘Zero Gravity’

Influenced by the likes of David Bowie and Freddie Mercury, KC started playing guitar and piano from an early age, and at the age of 16 he taught himself how to use music writing software, setting himself on a path to become his career a professional musician. Always different, KC uses his imagination to empower all races, genders, and orientations, with every track and video telling a story. He’s set to release his debut EP, ‘Hyperion’, with the first track, ‘Zero Gravity’. The EP is a collection of songs illustrating his journey of self-discovery and self-love. ‘Zero Gravity’ takes a look into the darkness, space, and harmonies that KC creates.

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Cage The Elephant Take Some ‘Social Cues’ From New Album

Released today, ‘Social Cues’, the fifth studio album from London-based Kentucky band Cage The Elephant is a sobering and deeply personal glimpse into the marriage breakdown of lead singer Matt Schultz.

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AURORA KUDA – ‘VIVO PERSA’

Italian artist Aurora Kuda explores the conflict and confusion which are parts of the highs and lows of chasing and holding onto love, with her latest song, and accompanying video, ‘Vivo Persa’. The title roughly translates into English as meaning, ‘Life Is Lost’, and tells a tale which will be instantly recognisable to anyone who has experienced the complications implicit with their desire to be wanted and needed.

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Nat And The Noise Brigade Set To Release Latest Single ‘Boyfriend’

Released today, ‘Boyfriend’ is the lead single from Nat And The Noise Brigade’s debut EP, ‘March! March!’

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