Kate Bush. Photo: Anthony Crickmay

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame lists 2018 nominees

October 5, 2017 in News

Cleveland’s museum reveals the 19 nominees for induction next year and offers fans the opportunity to vote for top five…

Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode touring North America this summer/autumn

February 28, 2017 in News

Legendary synthpop group have announced an enormous 2017 North American tour, which will see the band playing nearly 30 dates…

Pearl Jam

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame 2017 nominees announced

October 20, 2016 in Events, News

The shortlist of potential inductees next year includes Pearl Jam and Tupac Shakur who only just became eligible for nomination…

Depeche Mode

Depeche Mode confirm new album and world tour for 2016

October 11, 2016 in News

Synth-pop legends announce they’ll release their first album since 2013s’ ‘Delta Machine’ and head out on a huge global tour…

Mike Kinsella

Interview: Mike Kinsella

September 18, 2016 in Features, Interviews

We speak with the renowned American Football frontman about his latest album as Owen and his confessional approach to writing…


‘The Darkest Night’ by Mustii (Single)

February 16, 2016 in Music

Feeling as though there’s just not enough synth-pop in your life right now? Then give this superb track a listen…

Lisa Redford

Lisa Redford: Cover versions

November 19, 2014 in Features, Interviews, Tips & Techniques

Need a break from writing? Our regular columnist looks at the fine art of making a familiar song your own……


F R A N C E by Owlle (Album)

November 12, 2014 in Music

French cinematic pop mistress Owlle gives us F R A N C E, a testing but mostly entertaining debut album…

Brains Of Britain by Ste McCabe (cover)

Brains Of Britain by Ste McCabe (Album)

September 10, 2014 in Music

With ‘Brains Of Britain’ Ste McCabe shows that on album number four, he’s lost none of his witty punk zest…

Sixtoes – 'Morning After' cover

The Morning After by SixToes (Album)

July 13, 2014 in Music

SixToes’ atmospheric second album mixes beautiful string arrangements with brooding and powerful vocals to showcase a band at their peak…

Feather & Dust by Beverly Girl (Album)

May 20, 2014 in Music

Beverly Girl’s debut, ‘Feather & Dust’, sees the Finnish four-piece traipsing into a musical space that was previously left unoccupied…