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New Roger Waters Album Out June 2nd

Ex-pink Floyd main-man Roger Waters releases a brand new studio album ‘Is This The Life We Really Want’, details at this stage are vague but we thought you might like some warning as it’s out in just a couple of weeks. If you can’t wait until then, why not explore […]

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On this day in 1970….

…..Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young released the protest single Ohio, written and composed by Neil Young in reaction to the Kent State shootings of May 4, 1970, when unarmed college students were shot by the Ohio National Guard. The guardsmen fired 67 rounds over a period of 13 seconds, killing four […]

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‘Spinbox’ – the do it yourself turntable?

From Spinbox Here’s the blurb on the website…. “Have you ever wanted a record player but hesitated because it seemed complicated to setup and connect to a speaker system? Or perhaps you’ve found that audiophile turntables are too expensive? Spinbox is a record player that you assemble yourself! With a […]

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On this day in 1988…..

…..Led Zeppelin reunited for the Atlantic Records 40th anniversary party at Madison Square Garden, New York, appearing with Jason Bonham the son of John Bonham on drums. Other acts performing included Foreigner, Crosby, Stills and Nash, Genesis, Emerson Lake and Palmer, Wilson Pickett and Ben E. King….. Here’s a clip of […]

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Artist’s tribute to Beatles manager

From Vanessa Thorpe at the Guardian Turner prize winner honours Brian Epstein for 50th anniversary of Sgt Pepper album Turner prize-winning artist Jeremy Deller is to stage a haunting tribute to the Beatles’ manager, Brian Epstein, in the run-up to events in Liverpool marking 50 years since the release of […]

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Are Led Zeppelin about to reunite?

From Music Week Earlier this week (May 3), a message appeared on Robert Plant’s website, prompting rumours that Led Zeppelin may reform later this year. The words ‘Any time now…’ sparked fans to speculate that the band’s three surviving members, Jimmy Page, Robert Plant and John Paul Jones, could reunite […]

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On this day in 1971……

……’Moonage Daydream’ was released as a single by Arnold Corns, a band, formed by David Bowie the name of which was inspired by the Pink Floyd song ‘Arnold Layne’. This was one of Bowie’s side projects and something of a dry run for Ziggy Stardust. The song later reappeared on Ziggy […]