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New Prince: ‘Cause & Effect’

A new Prince track entitled 'Cause & Effect', described by Pitchfork as 'screaming guitar solos, acoustic interludes, rumbling rockabilly riffs, fake crowd noise, and Flea-esque slap-bass, all… crammed into about five minutes', is currently being streamed by the Twin Cities public radio station 89.3 The Current, where it was aired […read more…]

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New White Stripes Album Details…

 WHITE STRIPES 'Under Great White Northern Lights' [Release Date 15/03/2010] CD/DVD I 2LP I BOX SET:  "Arty but accessible, Malloy's film is a treat for any White Stripes fan: a document of a global band visiting the ends of the Earth to deliver their delicious clatter to their most out-of-way followers" NME"…reveals as much […read more…]

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Vote Serj…

 SERJ TANKIAN 'Elect The Dead Symphony' [Release Date 08/03/2010] CD/DVD:  On March 16th, 2009, Serj Tankian, one of rock's most unconventional frontmen, took the stage at the majestic Auckland Town Hall in New Zealand with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra to perform a very special orchestral interpretation of his critically acclaimed debut […read more…]

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808 State to rebuild?

British dance music fans could be in for a treat later this year. Renewed interest in the roots of acid house in the UK, with reissues on Rephlex well received, could see Graham Massey and Gerald Simpson reunite more than 20 years after the group's Newbuild debut, according to the […read more…]

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Ace Face…

VISAGE 'The Face: The Very Best Of' [Release Date 08/03/2010] CD: Who could have imagined that a few kids in the '70s, fed up with punk, would open a nightclub; The Blitz, in Covent Garden, that would pioneer a style of music that would become one of the most resilient and successful […read more…]

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Nice To See You, To See You…

BRUCE FORSYTH 'Didn't He Do Well?: The Collection' [Release Date 08/03/2010] CD:  Bruce Forsyth is a UK entertainment institution. With over 70 years in show business, Brucie graced our screens on everything from 'Saturday Night At The London Palladium' and 'The Generation Game' to the current reality TV phenomenon 'Strictly Come […read more…]

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Beatles ’65

Earth shattering. History in the making. Pop music never the same again. 1964 was a particularly record-breaking year for The Beatles both sides of the pond: – The most No. 1 Billboard albums and singles in a calendar year – An unsurpassed total of 25 million selling records predicted in […read more…]

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Diamond Geezers…

  One of the most successful and enduring groups of the New Romantics era, Spandau Ballet have shown they can still draw the fans with 2009's sold out UK tour and their latest album 'Once More' going straight in at No. 7 last October. Their first two albums, 'Journeys To […read more…]

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Who The F@#! Is Alice…

 'Almost Alice':   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=499275 'Almost Alice' is a 16 song compilation, featuring Alice In Wonderland's end credit track 'Alice (Underground)' written and performed by Avril Lavigne. This album boasts an eclectic array of recording artists with original songs based on some of the most charismatic characters in literary history, such as […read more…]

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Goldfrapp Are Back…

GOLDFRAPP 'Rocket' [Release Date 08/03/2010] C5:   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=499193 Goldfrapp release their brand new single 'Rocket' through Mute on 8th March 2010. Fizzy with inspiration, 'Rocket' is a goose-bump brilliant tune, taken from the duo's fifth album 'Head First', released on 22nd March. Written and produced by Alison Goldfrapp and Will Gregory, 'Rocket' comes […read more…]

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Spiteri’s Songbook On Its Way…

SHARLEEN SPITERI 'The Movie Songbook' [Release Date 01/03/2010] CD:   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=499092 Deluxe 2CD:   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=499094   Multi-million selling singer-songwriter Sharleen Spiteri releases her brand new album 'The Movie Songbook' through Mercury Records on March 1st 2010. The follow up to her top three debut solo album 'Melody', 'The Movie Songbook' is the […read more…]

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CD artwork taken to the next level

http://www.pocket-lint.com/news/31342/jaroslav-ju-unique-cd-artwork It’s got to be tough to get your latest album noticed these days. These guys have come up with something that’s the coolest CD case we’ve ever seen. Pull the tab and the artwork appears before your eyes. Each one is unique and truly original. It’s an extraordinary collaboration […read more…]

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You Can’t Resist The New Muse Single…

MUSE 'Resistance' [Release Date 22/02/2010] C5:   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=498392 Muse, recently named 'Best Act In The World Today', announce a new single, 'Resistance' from their self-produced, multi-platinum selling, global No. 1 album, 'The Resistance'. Since its release in September of this year the album hit the top of the charts in 20 […read more…]

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Delightful Duran Duran Reissues Coming Soon…

  DURAN DURAN: 2CD:   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=498537 2CD/1DVD:   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=498540 2LP:   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=498541 Duran Duran's eponymous debut album was originally released in 1981. The album charted at no. 3 in the UK (27 June 1981) and remained in the charts for 18 weeks. It was later re-issued in 1983 with different artwork – targeting […read more…]

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The Cry Of Love

 Just another day at the pressing plant, and the stuff of legend was born. The year was 1971 when a crown jewel of Jimi Hendrix history on vinyl was made. So much so, only five copies are rumoured to exist! The legend goes, as preparations were put in place for […read more…]

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Emotion and Commotion

The tracklisting for the new Jeff Beck album, his first in almost seven years, is confirmed today. An April 12th release and forthcoming dates with Eric Clapton at the 02 Arena should keep fans happy. But what's he gone and done to his index finger? Planet Rock report… Corpus Christi […read more…]

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4AD 4-Pack

It's easy to fall in love with a record label. 4AD is such a label. The Goth-lite qualities of your Cocteau Twins to your This Mortal Coils, bathed in a soft-focus, neo-psychedelia of the eighties, wrapped in Vaughan Oliver’s dreamlike imagery, the mystique and attraction was too good to resist. […read more…]

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Bryan Ferry & Will Young On New Groove Armada Album…

GROOVE ARMADA 'Black Light' [Release Date 01/03/2010] CD:   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=497558 2LP:   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=497560 Not many bands' sixth albums could be described as bold, brave, fresh, adventurous or representing a new creative peak. But Groove Armada's brilliant 'Black Light' is all of those things and more. Twelve years into a career as purveyors […read more…]

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Ladies Night at the Grammys

Beyoncé Knowles set a new record for a female solo artist by winning six of her ten nominations at the Grammy Awards ceremony in Los Angeles last night, and no repeat Kanye West-Taylor Swift embarrassment. The BBC and The Guardian report.

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fantastic PLASTIC…

  GORILLAZ 'Plastic Beach' [Release Date 08/03/2010] CD:   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=497311 CD/DVD/ONLINE:   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=497316 Gorillaz Are Back!!! The new album Plastic Beach is lead by a single 'Stylo' (featuring Mos Def and Bobby Womack) which will be available for download from January 26th. The song leaked online which was confirmed by Murdoc Niccals: "A leak! A […read more…]

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new H.I.M album details confirmed…

H.I.M ‘Screamworks: Love In Theory And Practice’ [Release Date 08/02/2010] CD:   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=496725 2CD:   http://991.com/Buy/ProductInformation.aspx?StockNumber=496726 Long established as one of the world's biggest cult bands, 2010 sees the return of HIM's inimitable brand of brooding metallic romance with the February 8th release of their new album 'Screamworks: Love In Theory & […read more…]