News

Fleetwood Mac

Go Your Own Way (again): Buckingham nixed as Neil Finn steps in

Longtime Fleetwood Mac guitarist and vocalist Lindsey Buckingham has left the band and will not participate in their upcoming tour, a band statement has confirmed. The circumstances surrounding Buckingham’s departure remain unclear, but it is believed he was fired due … read more

Live Reviews

Go West

Icons of the ’80s – Cutting Crew, Go West, Nik Kershaw: Edinburgh Playhouse, 21 February 2018

I like a good value gig, so when my Rewind partner-in-crime suggested we try the Icons of the ’80s triple-bill I naturally said yes. The Playhouse was packed to the rafters, proving that nostalgia is still very much a profitable … read more

Music

Virtual C90: April 2018

Virtual C90: April 2018

This month’s virtual mixtape includes new music from Kylie Minogue, The Beat starring Dave Wakeling, Samantha Fox, The Damned, Rick Parfitt, Lisa Stansfield and Chas & Dave, a remixed classic from Paul Simon, a newly unearthed recording by Prince and … read more

Album Reviews

James - "Justhipper"

James: “Justhipper – The Complete Sire and Blanco Y Negro Recordings 1986-1988”

“An earwig crawled into my ear / Made a meal of the wax and hairs.” Sorry, what? This isn’t James, the Manchester indie darlings who became huge with Sit Down and filled stadiums with anthems like Sound, Laid and She’s … read more

Artists

George Michael

George Michael: 1963 – 2016

We’ve lost a lot of major figures in ’80s pop this terrible year, but George Michael was bigger than most. Born Georgios Kyriacos Panayiotou in North London on 25 June 1963, the son of a Greek Cypriot father and English … read more