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Haken announce fifth studio album Vector

From Louder Sound. Haken have revealed that their fifth studio album will be released later this year. It’s titled Vector and it’ll launch on October 26, with the band co-producing the follow-up to 2016’s Affinity with Adam “Nolly” Getgood. The album artwork was once again created by Blacklake. Haken say in a statement: “On […]

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30 years of Sub Pop in 30 seminal albums

From the NME. Iconic label Sub Pop – home to everyone from Nirvana to Flight Of The Conchords over the years – marks its 30th anniversary in 2018. To celebrate, let’s look at 30 essential releases from the past 30 years of the zeitgeist-informing imprint. 1. Nirvana – ‘Bleach’ How can we not start with Nirvana? […]

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The Beta Band announce vinyl reissue project

The Beta Band have announced they will begin the process of reissuing their back catalogue over the course of the next twelve months. It will start with The Three EP’s, which compiles the bands first trilogy of releases, Champion Versions, The Patty Patty Sound, and Los Amigos del Beta Bandidos. It will be the first time The […]

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Aphex Twin unveils new track, T69 Collapse

After numerous teases, and the accompanying visual being pulled at the last minute, Aphex Twin has finally unveiled a brand new track, T69 Collapse. The track is taken from the new Collapse EP, which is released on September 14 through Warp Records. You can see the video for the semi-title track below, which […]

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Moody Blues Studio Albums Get Vinyl Reissue

from Best Classic Bands: Thanks in part to the attention they’ve deservedly received for their 2018 induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, the Moody Blues have reissued seven studio albums on vinyl from their acclaimed recorded catalog via Polydor/UMe. Available now, the seven LPs, pressed on heavyweight 180-gram vinyl, are […]

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First new Yes music appears online…

From Louder Sound. The first new music from Yes featuring Anderson Rabin Wakeman has been aired and has subsequently appeared on the Internet. Trevor Rabin appeared as a guest on former Sex Pistols’ guitarist Steve Jones’ LA radio show Jonesy’s Jukebox on 17 July, during which he played a new song called Fragile. […]

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Green Day hint at 25th anniversary tour for Dookie

From Planet Rock: Green Day are rehearsing their 1994 album ‘Dookie’ in its entirety, prompting speculation they’re about to embark on a 25th anniversary tour next year. The trio’s third studio album, which spawned singles including ‘Basket Case’ and ‘Welcome To Paradise’, celebrates its quarter-century landmark on 1st February 2019. Taking […]

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Blackfield best-of set for September release

From Loudersound. Aviv Geffen and Steven Wilson have revealed that they’ll release an album titled Open Mind: The Best Of Blackfield later this year. The 15-track collection will arrive on September 28 via Kscope and will include new artwork by Hajo Müller. The compilation has been curated by Geffen and Wilson and […]

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Cassette sales grow 90% in 2018

  From Planet Rock. The humble cassette tape is continuing to enjoy a mini resurgence in popularity, according to newly released figures. Annual cassette sales were a meagre 4,333 in 2013, however by 2017 this figure had mushroomed to 22,011 – more than double 2016’s sales tally of 10,912. The […]

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Martin Barre details new album Roads Less Travelled

From Louder Sound. Former Jethro Tull guitarist Martin Barre has announced that he’ll release his new album later this year. It’s titled Roads Less Travelled and it’ll arrive on September 1 via Garage Records. Speaking about the 11-track record, Barre says: “I’ve concentrated on improving my songwriting over the last few years and […]