Copa90: Our World Cup - Book review

CoverDuring the Summer of 2018 the entire planet will be glued to its screens as Russia hosts the FIFA World Cup. Just in time for kick off, COPA90 brings football connoisseurs young and old the definitive guide to Russia 2018. Football fans of all ages can be one step ahead of the game with this comprehensive guide to the world's biggest tournament. This isn't just a book about the big teams and the star names - it's the real football fan's World Cup book, penned by COPA90's own in-house team of football fanatics... [click here...]


Stephan Eicke - Caldera Records - Interview

CoverStephan Eicke was born in Germany in 1990. Growing up he took lessons in guitar, trombone, euphonium and Piano. At the age of 17 he became a writer for the European film music-magazine Cinema Musica. Over the years he's been a reviewer and editor for several magazines, as well as an orchestrator and composer in his own right. In 2013 he founded the CD-label Caldera Records, which is dedicated to releasing international soundtracks in editions that offer the highest qualities. Darren Rea spoke with him as Caldera Records released That Good Night on CD... [click here...]


Courtney Marie Andrews - Music review

CoverFollowing on from last year's Honest Life album, Coutney Marie Andrews releases her new LP, May Your Kindness Remain. Once again Andrews sings from the heart, delivering an album of personal and very intimate songs that see her laying her soul bare for everyone to see... [click here...]


That Good Night - Soundtrack review

CoverCaldera Records present the original score for the motion picture That Good Night from 2017, directed by Eric Styles, featuring music by Guy Farley. The film, based on the stage play by N.J. Crisp, tells the story of Ralph, a successful writer whose life is full of regrets. With a curious personality that’s both charming and rude, Ralph has built a number of “love him or hate him” relationships over his life – unfortunately, his family seems to fall into the latter group. Now in his seventies and terminally ill, Ralph sets out two goals before entering that good night: he wants to mend his relationship with long-abandoned son Michael and also make sure that he is not a burden to his much younger second wife, Anna... [click here...]


Brian Froud - The Dark Crystal - Interview

CoverBrian Froud (born 1947) is an English fantasy illustrator. He lives and works on Dartmoor in Devon with his wife, Wendy Froud, who is also a fantasy artist. The couple met while working on The Dark Crystal (1982), where he was the movie's conceptual designer. The landscapes in Froud's paintings are frequently inspired by Dartmoor. Darren Rea spoke with him as The Dark Crystal was reissued in 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray... [click here...]


Thrills, Skills and Molehills - Book review

CoverWhat makes the ultimate Sunday League footballer? YouTube star ChrisMD has turned amateur Sunday afternoon kick-arounds into a social media event - and now, for the first time, he's sharing all of his secrets. Join Chris as he reveals the characters, training tricks and top-level dietary regime (greasy sausage roll from the village café) that has got him where he is today. Chris's debut book also includes behind-the-scenes photos from his life as a YouTuber, plus his proudest moments, biggest embarrassments and favourite memories from his years of making videos with everyone from the Sidemen to his own family... [click here...]


The Unseen - DVD review

CoverGemma and Will are naturally devastated when their young son is lost. Gemma undergoes a series of panic attacks wherein she almost totally loses her sight, and Will is convinced he can still hear the just discernible voice of their child calling to them. As they inevitably begin to fall out, Gemma takes up an offer from a man called Paul to stay at his Lake District getaway. Paul is amenable to the couple and seemingly allows them their space, while periodically popping-up to enquire if they "need anything". It turns out Paul has his own agenda; his obsession for Gemma moves him to manipulate them and attempt to take control of their lives... [click here...]


Hamlisch Uncovered - Music review

CoverWhen Marvin Hamlisch passed away in 2012, he left behind a number of scores that didn't go into the recording studio. With Hamlisch Uncovered, producers Michael Lavine, Chip M. Fabrizi and frequent Hamlisch collaborator Craig Carnelia unleash a treasure trove of unrecorded songs, including songs from the original version of Smile (lyrics by Carolyn Leigh), Ballroom (lyrics by Alan & Marilyn Bergman), his final musical The Nutty Professor (lyrics by Rupert Holmes), and several songs from his scores with Craig Carnelia: Imaginary Friends, Bullets Over Broadway and Sweet Smell of Success... [click here...]


The Post - Soundtrack review

CoverSony Classical release John Williams's score for The Post, a thrilling drama about the unlikely partnership between The Washington Post’s Katharine Graham, the first female publisher of a major American newspaper, and editor Ben Bradlee, as they race to catch up with The New York Times to expose a massive cover-up of government secrets that spanned three decades and four U.S. Presidents... [click here...]


The Tomicks: The Tomicks - Music review

CoverBack in 2014 Tom Cridland and Debs Marx started a fashion brand, Tom Cridland ( They built up a friendship with one of their customers, Nigel Olsson (Elton John’s longstanding drummer) who inspired them to start playing and singing. At an Elton John gig in 2015, they met Nick Whitehead, a piano player and fellow rock n’ roll fanatic. Cridland and Whitehead started jamming and eventually writing together, subsequently forming The Tomicks, together with Marx in 2016. Cridland and Marx then used money they'd saved to buy a house with, to self-fund sessions to record their debut album... [click here...]


Follow us on