2018 saw JEAN-MICHEL JARRE celebrate 50 years in the business and whether the world really needed another of his compilations, ‘Planet Jarre’ was probably one of the better collected representations of his work for casual admirers.
SOFT CELL made a totally unexpected return for a huge one-off farewell gig at London’s O2 Arena; and with it came a boxed set, the ‘Northern Lights’ single and other new recordings which have raised hopes for a new album. Continue Reading ›
JOHN CARPENTER's career as a film maker has run parallel to that as a musician allowing him to have control over not only the visual in his movies but also the audible too. In fact, a look at his IMDB listing shows his credits under "Soundtrack” are almost double the number of credits for "Director".
And so to legendary Glasgow Barrowlands. It was always going to be a strange offering, given the sort of music being performed and the potential audience this would attract. Continue Reading ›
A trio consisting of Dan Haigh, Alex Westaway and Alex Gingell, GUNSHIP found their niche audience with the lovers of vintage gaming, flicks and sounds of the golden synth era and all things neon.
Their first ‘Gunship’ album, alongside the now famous animated quasi films made by the trio, created a stir enough for the band to collaborate with none other than JOHN CARPENTER. 'Dark All Day' is their second offering to wow audiences who favour the rockier take on synth Continue Reading ›
Ever wanted to chase down the flesh eating zombies? Look no further but the latest animation from GUNSHIP...
GUNSHIP’s 2015 release of their eponymous album was eagerly received by the lovers of vintage gaming, films and sounds of the golden synth era and this Autumn is bringing the release of a follow-up long player ‘Dark All Day’. And here comes the first single, sharing its title with the record’s name. Continue Reading ›
In terms of his importance in regards to the timeline of electronic music, JOHN CARPENTER often gets overlooked in favour of the usual suspects. Carpenter was unique in that as well as directing his movies, he usually scored them too.
‘Anthology: Movie Themes 1974-1998’ sees Carpenter re-recording his most well-known film themes with the help of his son Cody and his godson Daniel Davies, both of whom collaborated on his 2015 ‘Lost Themes’ album. Continue Reading ›