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Phil Wilson to release debut solo album

25 years after the release of his last album (as lead singer of The June Brides) Phil Wilson is set to release his solo debut on November 8th. The album is preceded by a new single “I Own It” on October 11th on 7″ vinyl Read more

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Jim Reid talks about Psychocandy 25 years on

November 1st marks the 25th anniversary of the release of Psychocandy, the Jesus & Mary Chain’s debut album. To celebrate Jim Reid has given an interview to the Von Pip Musical Express where he talks about the album comparing it to “an old photograph” and Read more

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Upside Down – The Best of The Jesus & Mary Chain

The Jesus and Mary Chain release a 44 track ‘best of’ next week. Alongside all the obvious tracks you’d expect, the album also features two rare tracks including the 2008 recording of “All Things Must Pass” (recorded for the NBC TV programme “Heroes”) and “45 Read more

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Round up of recent reissues

There’s been a range of recent reissues from the old Creation catalogue out again this summer, so here’s a quick summary of everything incase you want to buy any: Edition 59 continue their fantatsic re-releases of all the old early Creation releases.

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New Television Personalities tribute album to be released

Jim Jasmine (Jim Shepherd of the Jasmine Minks), Boyracer and The Painted Word are featured on volume 3 of the Television Personalities tribute albums released by Canada’s Beautiful Music label. Previous versions included Phil Wilson, BMX Bandits, Biff Bang Pow! Nikki Sudden and The Legend! Read more

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Jasmine Minks release new EP

The Jasmine Minks have released a new EP of unreleased tracks from 1992 with all proceeds from the EP going to MacMillan Cancer Support charity. The website states: “Oatcake Records are proud to release as their inaugural record, a Jasmine Minks 4 track CD ‘Poppy Read more

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Kevin Shields guests on Roky Erickson tribute album

Uncut reports that acclaimed UK indie label Sonic Cathedral is set to release a tribute album to former 13th Floor Elevators frontman Roky Erickson. ‘The Psychedelic Sounds Of The Sonic Cathedral’ features contributions from the likes of Dead Meadow, A Place To Bury Strangers and Read more

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Interview with Sean Jackson of 18 Wheeler

After more than a decade away, Sean Jackson of 18 Wheeler returns with his debut solo album. We caught up with him to talk about his time on the label, upsetting Kate Moss, gigging with Kim Fowley, life since the 90’s heyday and working with Read more

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Tony Da Gatorra and Gruff Rhys to release album

Tony Da Gatorra and Gruff Rhys have collaborated together on an album entitled ‘The Terror Of Cosmic Loneliness’. Tony explains: “Hello, peace my brothers, this record was made with lots of feelings and true love to bring consciousness and show a little bit of truth Read more