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All 165 Pink Floyd Songs Ranked, From Worst to Best

Pink Floyd may be the only rock band that can credibly be compared to both the Beatles and Spinal Tap.<p>Its mid-’70s sonic triumphs — including <i>The Dark</i> …


40 Years On, Ryuichi Sakamoto is Still Searching for Parts Unknown

In conversation with one of the most influential musicians of the 20th and 21st century.<p>Ryuichi Sakamoto’s slight figure looms large over contemporary music. For the past 40 years the Japanese producer, pianist, composer and conceptualist has focused his attentions on creating music that’s always …

Quietus Albums Of The Year 2017, In Association With Norman Records

The albums that have kept us happy, strong, comforted and ALIVE in the past 12 months. A few notes: this chart was compiled by John Doran out of …

New Albums

Hear Moby Dick Read in Its Entirety by Benedict Cumberbatch, Tilda Swinton, John Waters, Stephen Fry & More

Image of Moby Dick by David Austen.<p>Three years ago, Plymouth University kicked off Moby Dick The Big Read, promising a full audio book of Herman …

Moby Dick

Who's named in the Paradise Papers? A list and a primer on why it matters

A massive cache of leaked documents is shedding new light on what the world's wealthiest people can do with their offshore money, legally and otherwise. Here's what you need to know about who's in the documents and how it ties back to Canada<p>What are the Paradise Papers?<p>The Paradise Papers are a …

Brian Eno / John Cale: Wrong Way Up Album Review

The calls came around 5:30 in the morning. Brian Eno fumbled to the phone and heard an excitable Welsh voice on the other end. “Eno! I’ve had an idea!”<p>It was London, 1974, and Eno was serving as an “ideas consultancy” for John Cale, who was making his fourth solo album <i>Fear</i>. “I was a kind of …

Exposé Online » Reviews » The Neighborhood Strange - Let's Get High / One Last Chance

Latest news<p><i>2018-04-05</i> <b><br>OBEY Convention XI Set for May 24-28 in Halifax</b> – As the 2018 festival season rapidly approaches, we’d like you to be aware of a …

Nova Scotia

Loud Rock and Roll this Friday! #livemusic #Bournemouth #Dorset

#MC5 Remastered Tartar Field - Ramblin Rose/Kick Out The Jams/Looking At You - July 1970

Many Secrets live at The Cavern Club

International Pop Overthrow Festival (IPO) 2017

International Pop Overthrow (IPO) Festival: 16th – 23rd May 2017<p>Live music over three stages!<p><b>The Cavern Club (Front Stage) • The Cavern Club (Live</b> …

Music Festivals

Pink Floyd - One of These Days (BBC Radio Session, 30 September 1971)

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Salisbury band celebrate launch of new single

A SALISBURY band is celebrating the launch of its new single this weekend.<p>The Neighbourhood Strange is marking the launch of Let's Get High / One …


'The Velvet Underground and Nico': 10 Things You Didn't Know

Stolen pop riffs, Warhol's wild ideas, an ill-fated Greenwich Village residency and other elements that influenced the band's legendary debut<p>A …

Andy Warhol

The Neighbourhood Strange - Let's Get High / One Last Chance

The Neighbourhood Strange Let's Get High / One Last Chance<p>Strange Recordings / THENS002V<p><b>The Neighbourhood Strange</b> <b><br>'Let's Get High / One Last</b> …


40 Obscure Psychedelic Rock & Pop Albums That You Ought To Know

At the start of 2012 I put together a list of forty of my favourite psychedelic albums of all time, followed by three lists of additions (linked at …

Mark his words

Like many of you I'm sure, I have been dipping into the online Markhive - rereading favorite pieces and posts. Below are just a handful - well, a …

The Neighbourhood Strange - 'One Last Chance'

10 addictive browser instruments for making music on your lunch break

<i>Make Music is FACT’s new section devoted to making music anywhere, whether you’re a seasoned producer or a total novice, using an arsenal of analog</i> …

DJ Khaled

Beware the Fascists

What's On at The Wedgewood Rooms Portsmouth


Man Ray and the Cinéma Pur: Four Surrealist Films From the 1920s

Man Ray was one of the leading artists of the avant garde of 1920s and 1930s Paris. A key figure in the Dada and Surrealist movements, his works …


The Neighbourhood Strange (visionary remix)

We're in Bath this Friday! @bathgigs @BathCoUK #livemusic