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First (2003)

Superb electro-pop from Decades, the nom de plume of Greek DJ Pici, which, despite being heavily 80's influenced, "would sound out of place at any other time than now"



Doctors Of Madness
Interview Doctors Of Madness - Interview

Richard Strange, the frontman with influential cult band Doctors of Madness, talks about 'Dark Times', the group's first album in over four decades, which was inspired by the present political situation and world crisis.

Miracle Legion
Interview Miracle Legion - Interview

Anthony Strutt speaks to Ray Neal, the guitarist with critically acclaimed American alternative rock act Miracle Legion, about his band's history and their reformation after a break of almost two decades

Interview Penetration - Interview

John Clarkson speaks to Pauline Murray from punk band Penetration about their reformation and 'Resolution', their first album in four decades

Pop Will Eat Itself
Interview Pop Will Eat Itself - Interview

Pop Will Eat Itself frontman Graham Crabb talks to Erick Mertz about three decades of stirring the underground pot and returning to the stage for the Gigantic Festival

Interview Swervedriver - Interview

Dominic Simpson speaks to Adam Franklin, the front man with 1990's Oxford-based cult alternative rock outfit Swervedriver about their reformation and 'I Wasn't Born to Lose You', their first album in almost two decades

Mission of Burma
Interview Mission Of Burma - Interview

Paul Waller speaks to Roger Miller from seminal Boston-based post-punk act Mission of Burma about his group's influential early releases, their reformation after two decades apart and latest album, last year's 'Unsound'

Neil Innes

Nick Dent-Robinson chats to Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band and Rutles member Neil Innes about his current solo tour and his five decades of making musical comedy

Collective Soul
Interview Collective Soul - Interview

Lisa Torem speaks to Collective Soul bassist Will Turpin about the Georgia-based band's production history, creative challenges over the past two decades, and his exciting solo endeavours

Gary Numan

Influential electronic music artist Gary Numan speaks to Andy Cassidy about his new album ‘Dead Son Rising’, its difficult inception and his career which is now five decades long

Lil' Ed
Interview Lil' Ed - Interview

Lisa Torem chats to Chicago-based singer-songwriter, slide guitarist and showman extraordinaire Lil' Ed about his lengthy career in the blues and his band of the last two decades, the Blues Imperials

Heaven 17
Interview Heaven 17 - Interview

John Clarkson speaks to Glenn Gregory, the vocalist with influential Sheffield electronic group Heaven 17, about their plans to tour with their debut album 'Penthouse and Pavement' for the first time three decades on after its original release

Steve Wynn
Interview Steve Wynn - Interview

Steve Wynn was the frontman with the abrasive and influential dream syndicate, but has also had a long and eclectic solo career since that band's break-up in 1989. Hhe speaks to Anthony Strutt about his two decades in the music business

Thalia Zedek
Interview Thalia Zedek - Interview

One of the most influential and important singers and guitarists in American indie rock, Thalia Zedek has a long musical career that expands across four decades and nearly twenty five years. After moving from Washington to Boston in the late seventies,


Britpop Peter Adams and Matt Pooler - Britpop

Despite there already being a mass of books on Britpop, Fiona Hutchings finds the latest book in Sonicbond Publishing's 'Decades' series to be compulsory reading.

Pop StorIes Lucy in the Sky.... - Pop StorIes

Nick Dent-Robinson gives a thumbs-up to Annie Nightingale’s ‘Hey Hi Hello’ – a 'rewarding read' which includes 'fascinating back-stories spanning her five decades of interaction with the biggest names in music and culture.'

Dave Haslam
Profile Dave Haslam - Profile

Nicky Crewe takes us through the first three titles of Dave Haslam’s 'Art Decades' series, which are a captivating taste of more to come

Agnetha Falkstog Agnetha Faltstog - Agnetha Falkstog

Nick Dent-Robinson asks what we might except from former Abba front woman and Greta Garbo of pop Agnetha Faltskog, who after a decades-long absence is returning to the public eye with 'A', a new solo album

Profile : Marc Bolan
Single Reissues Marc Bolan - Single Reissues

To commemorate the 30th anniversary of glam rock star Marc Bolan's death in a car crash, three of his classic singles are being re-released with unreleased demos on their B sides. Chris O' Toole finds them four decades continuing to be absolutely timeless


Herb Alpert and Lani Hall
City Winery, Chicago, 4/5/2019 Herb Alpert and Lani Hall - City Winery, Chicago, 4/5/2019

Lisa Torem watches Herb Alpert, Lani Hall and their trio play a generous set of hits, sweeping their audience through several decades of magical material.

Joan Baez
Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 26/2/2019 Joan Baez - Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, 26/2/2019

As Joan Baez completes the final dates of her 'Fare Thee Well' world tour, Nicky Crewe at the Bridgewater Hall in Manchester is reminded of just how relevant and inspiring her music is, and, with her career spanning six decades and changing times, finds she still has a powerful message to share.

King George's Hall, Blackburn, 19/5/2018 James - King George's Hall, Blackburn, 19/5/2018

Dixie Ernill at King George's Hall in Blackburn is impressed by James' live set nearly three decades after he last saw them perform a gig.

Michael Nesmith
Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, 6/4/2013 Michael Nesmith - Old Town School of Folk Music, Chicago, 6/4/2013

Lisa Torem watches former Monkee Michael Nesmith play a heartfelt set at the Old Town School of Folk Music in Chicago in his first solo U.S. tour in more than two decades

Gang of Four
Macbeth,London, 24/8/2009 Gang Of Four - Macbeth,London, 24/8/2009

At a warm-up secret gig at the tiny venue of the Macbeth in London before a UK tour, Anthony Strutt finds 1970s group the Gang of Four's combination of politics and dance-influnced post-punk still compelling and relevant three decades on

Barrymore's, Ottawa, 6/10/2008 Killing Joke - Barrymore's, Ottawa, 6/10/2008

Andrew Carver watches veteran punk rockers Wire on a rare outing to Canada theee decades after first forming play an enthralling set of bristly art pop at Barrymore's in Ottawa


In the 1970's Rick Wakeman - In the 1970's

Author Geoffrey Feakes takes a deep dive into the 1970s, when keyboardist/composer Rick Wakeman was at the height of his creative career, in the Sonicbond DECADES series. Lisa Torem in her 'Raging Pages' book column examines it

Pete Smith
Vinyl Stories Miscellaneous - Vinyl Stories

In 'Vinyl Stories' avid Northern Soul collector Pete Smith tells Dave Goodwin of his decades-long search for a difficult to find vinyl single.


Photoscapes Chesterfields - Photoscapes

Marie Hazelwood photographs legendary indie pop outfit The Chesterfields at their first Manchester show in over two decades at our recent Bands Night there at Gullivers

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