Back to the Future vs Knight Rider - Toy review

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Get ready for the ultimate Scalextric battle with the new Back to the Future vs Knight Rider Race Set. Buckle up as the iconic Michael Knight racing K.I.T.T., or imagine travelling in the Back to the Future Time Machine as Doc or Marty McFly. Combining retro Scalextric branding with the high detailed and functional film inspired vehicles, as well as everything you need to begin your Scalextric journey in one box... [click here...]

 

Louis Wishes You a Cool Yule - Music review

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Verve release a new collection of holiday songs that collects together almost all of Louis Armstrong festive recordings including the poem 'A Visit from St. Nicholas', set to newly recorded music by by Sullivan Fortner... [click here...]

 

 

Pohgoh: Du Und Ich - Music review

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Spartan Records issue Pohgoh's third album, Du Und Ich. "Du und ich" is German for "You and I," an us-against-the-world sentiment that permeates through the album's 12 songs (40 min, 10 sec). The four-piece includes Susie Ulrey (vocals/guitar), Matt Slate (guitar), Keith Ulrey (drums) and new bassist Brian Roberts (of Hankshaw)... [click here...]

 

Running Up That Hill - Book review

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Kate Bush: the subject of murmured legend and one of the most idiosyncratic musicians of the modern era. Comprising fifty chapters or 'visions', Running Up That Hill is a multi-faceted biography of this famously elusive figure, viewing her life and work from fresh and illuminating angles. Featuring details from the author's one-to-one conversations with Kate, as well as vignettes of her key songs, albums, videos and concerts, this artful, candid and often brutally funny portrait introduces the reader to the refreshingly real Kate Bush... [click here...]

 

Frozen Planet II - Soundtrack review

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The soundtrack to the natural history landmark sequel Frozen Planet II will be digitally released on 07 October 2022, followed by a 2 CD physical release on 21 October and triple vinyl in early 2023. The Emmy and BAFTA nominated Bleeding Fingers Music team, headed by Hans Zimmer, deliver an ethereal and powerful soundtrack featuring the vocals of Aurora and backed by the Reykjavík Recording Choir and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales... [click here...]

 

You Suck at Parking - Game review

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Prepare to take part in the world's most extreme parking experience in You Suck at Parking, the only game where your driving skills aren’t as important as your parallel parking skills. Race against the clock to yank your handbrake in over 100 wild levels with ever-increasing difficulty. Going furiously fast to the designated parking spot will not only ensure you remain extremely cool, calm, and collected; but unlock cool new customization options to pimp your ride with. Climb the global leaderboards and prove to your friends that you truly do have the power to stop. Maybe not the world, but a car, at least. Stuck in the rat race and want to see who would come out on top between you and your friends? Give them the hard shoulder in the multiplayer mode and battle to pull into podium position... [click here...]

 

This is Joan Collins - Soundtrack review

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Silva Screen Records release the soundtrack to This is Joan Collins. Framing and adding sizzle to the self-narrated story of Joan Collin’s life, composer Lindsay Wright taps into the jazzy '60s cocktail sounds to create an era defining soundtrack... [click here...]

 

 

Micro Scalextric: James Bond 007 - Toy review

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Aston Martin has been James Bond's vehicle of choice throughout the film franchise, and the Micro Scalextric James Bond 007 Race Set celebrates his most iconic choices: the Aston Martin DB5 and Aston Martin V8. This set features over 3.5 metres of track, with 9 track layouts which includes a ramp and the new lap-counter booby trap track piece... [click here...]

 

Malka Spigel: Gliding & Hiding - Music review

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Malka Spigel releases Gliding & Hiding via Swim~. Spigel sprang to prominence as bassist and vocalist with Minimal Compact. She’s also an international photographer and video artist. Alongside her partner and long term collaborator Colin Newman, she’s also one half of the electro-kosmiche duo Immersion. The pair are also members of the unique art-pop quartet Githead. Gliding & Hiding gathers together Spigel’s 2014 Gliding EP, with reworked tracks from the 1994 mini-album Hide. The result is a collection that ranges from sunshine pop, to minimal breakbeat techno, all the way to blissed out rock... [click here...]

 

Top Gun: Maverick - Soundtrack review

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Interscope Records release music from the motion picture Top Gun: Maverick. With a combination of classics from the original film, new music, and score, the album reflects Top Gun’s past, present, and future all at once. It boasts instantly recognizable cuts such as the theme song 'Danger Zone' by Kenny Loggins, while Top Gun: Maverick star Miles Teller recorded a live rendition of 'Great Balls of Fire' showcased in the film and included on the record. Plus, it features original score tracks by the movie’s composers Lorne Balfe, Harold Faltermeyer, Lady Gaga and Hans Zimmer... [click here...]