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New Releases

New Jeff Beck album coming soon…

JEFF BECK 'Emotion And Commotion' [Release Date 12/04/2010] CD I CD/DVD For his first studio album in seven years, Grammy-winning guitarist Jeff Beck returns with an eclectic mix of tracks that find the guitar virtuoso joined by a handpicked cast of musicians, plus several songs accompanied by a 64-piece orchestra. Recorded […read more…]

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Beastie Boys Limited Vinyl Set!

BEASTIE BOYS 'Ill Communication' 2009 US exclusive strictly limited 'Collector's Edition' set, comprised of 32-track 3-LP set pressed on 180gram VIRGIN VINYL, featuring the original 20-track LP plus 12 bonus recordings; superbly packaged in a 6-panel gatefold sleeve with coupon for free album & B-sides download, plus option to download […read more…]

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Hang Cool With Marvin…

 MEAT LOAF 'Hang Cool Teddy Bear' [released 26/04/2010] CD I 2CD I 2CD/1DVD I LP:   Some people think big. Some people think huge. And then there's Meat Loaf. For the past 35 years, the man born Marvin Lee Aday has been a towering monument on the musical landscape. His legendary 1977 album 'Bat […read more…]

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A Is For Ash…

ASH 'A-Z Volume 1' [released 26/04/2010] CD I Ltd CD/DVD: 'A-Z Vol. 1' marks the halfway point in Ash's groundbreaking 26 single campaign the A-Z Series. Wrapping up singles A to M alongside a host of bonus material, the compilation illustrates Ash's rejuvenated creative zeal. Currently back in their Manhattan HQ recording tracks […read more…]

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Music Matters

The BBC report on a new campaign that aims to steer fans away from file-sharing: "Blur's manager Chris Morrison… said music must have a monetary value if artists are to follow in the footsteps of Kate Bush or Bob Dylan and "come out of the blue and do something incredibly […read more…]

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Triple Treat…

 ENIGMA 'The Platinum Collection' [released 26/04/2010] 3CD: With over 50 million records sold world-wide, more than 100 platinum and gold awards and over 50 #1 chart positions to date, 2010 marks the 20th anniversary of producer Michael Cretu's Enigma. To commemorate this milestone, Virgin Catalogue are releasing 'The Platinum Collection', the first […read more…]

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Simple Mind Goes Solo…

 LOSTBOY! 'Lostboy! AKA Jim Kerr' [released 31/05/2010] CD I Ltd CD I LP I Collectors 7" [+CD]:   James 'Jim' Kerr is the founder and the voice of Simple Minds, one of the most influential British bands coming out of the Post Punk musical revolution in 1978 along with bands such as Joy […read more…]

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Return Of The Hawkfest

As Hawkwind celebrate the 40th anniversary of their first tour and debut album, the Hawkfest is set to take place again, following last year's absence. With all Hawks fully recuperated, the location is not yet disclosed and tickets are available to Hawkwind passport holders only. The hippy wagons will be […read more…]

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Utter Madness…

  The Union Square Musics 30th Anniversary Madness reissue campaign continues… Absolutely The bands second album, and the one which features the classic schooldays anthem 'Baggy Trousers'. It also contains the lighthearted instrumental 'The Return Of The Los Palmas 7' and the bands first real foray in to the realms of […read more…]

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Collectables

Kling Klang 101

Faceless. Fleshless. Fantastische. Kraftwerk's aim was clear: to embody a perfection only machine could create. Their music nevertheless humanized electronic pop for a mass audience. Some three & a half decades later and the digital age owes a debt to the ultimate 20th Century group. In customised ‘Roboter’ packaging, the […read more…]

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DEF JAM Tells You Who I Am…

 DEF JAM 'Def Jam 25th Anniversary Collection' [Release Date 22/03/2010] 5CD: In celebration of Def Jam's 25th Anniversary, we are proud to release a 5 Discs, 60 tracks Box-set plus a limited edition Def Jam-Shirt by Adidas honouring the biggest and most iconic Hip-Hop label of all time. This incredible once […read more…]

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Heavy Metal Britannia

Eavy Metal. A term first used in pop culture by William Burroughs in his 1962 novel The Soft Machine. Brought to lyric in song by Steppenwolf. Sometimes known to cause dogs to blow up on stage when wandering in front of amps [Blue Cheer legend]. Then came Black Sabbath, Motorhead […read more…]

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Collectables

Ray Of Light

Not only does it represent a cultural icon of trendy decor to make you feel like you just got home, but the Astro Baby lava lamp symbolizes the catalyst in Madonna's career. This objet d'art in liquid motion is a signifier of pop's famous sex symbol turned spiritual Earth Mother. […read more…]

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Audiophile Alert

Heads up audiophiles. A nice batch of Nimbus Supercut vinyl pressings of big name albums such as Wish You Were Here, Kind Of Blue, Breakfast In America, classical works by Elgar, Britten & Hindemith, and jazz stylings from the likes of Dave Grusin and John Scofield, were added late yesterday […read more…]

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Huge Beatles Collection….

I am currently in the process of sorting through one of the most comprehensive Beatles collections I have seen in a long while. There are many UK and Worldwide rarities within the collection and much of it is in excellent condition. The Highlights include EVERY issue of Beatles Monthly, from […read more…]