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Spotlight: Morrissey, 25 Years On

by musicOMH

Another year, another Morrissey album. Years Of Refusal is his 30th in an extraordinary 25-year career, if you include all The Smiths’ releases, his solo…



Spotlight: The Making Of Nick Cave


Nick Cave And The Bad Seeds’ first four albums, From Her To Eternity, The Firstborn Is Dead, Kicking Against The Pricks and Your Funeral… My...

Spotlight: 2008 Mercury Music Prize Nominations


Approximately 240 albums were submitted as entrants for this year’s Mercury Prize, an indication perhaps of the effect a nomination can have on sales and...

Spotlight: Bella Union at 10


Bella Union is a special record label. If you’re a music fan, chances are you already know this. It is an independent, headed by former...

Spotlight: The Fall and Rise of Shoegaze


Shoegaze, says Wikipedia, “is a genre of alternative rock that emerged from the United Kingdom in the late 1980s. It lasted until the mid 1990s,...

Obituary: Arthur Lee


Arthur Lee, lead singer of the band Love, died peacefully in his sleep in Memphis on the afternoon of 3rd August, 2006 from complications arising...

Spotlight: Kate Bush – Mystery Maiden?


Kate Bush is back, 12 years since The Red Shoes, with a double album: Aerial. Her record label, EMI, have treated the album’s launch with...

Spotlight: Duran Duran – Notorious Wild Boys


As their first biography is published ahead of a huge tour and DVD release, Duran Duran’s biographer Steve Malins charts the lavishly bumpy life of...

Spotlight: Richard Hawley


Richard Hawley is finally coming into his own. With a move to Mute and a showcase gig for an invited audience, it’s surely (finally) possible...