Because we’re not a physical magazine, we can’t glue free CDs to the cover every month, but that doesn’t mean we can’t share our favourite music with you! Using Spotify we’ve created 90 minute virtual mixtapes of some of the ’80s biggest acts, allowing you to sample some of their lesser known (but just as good) material alongside the familiar hits.

Virtual C90: August 2017

Virtual C90: August 2017

This month’s Virtual C90 includes new music from Depeche Mode, Erasure, Marc Almond, The Fall, Motörhead, Belinda Carlisle, Sparks and Nick Heyward, plus a previously unreleased outtake from The Smiths and the usual mix of ’80s hits, misses, mixes and … read more

Virtual C90: July 2017

Virtual C90 - July 2017

This month’s Virtual C90 includes new music from Nick Heyward, Paul Heaton & Jacqui Abbot, Marc Almond, Gene Loves Jezebel and Gary Numan, plus a previously unreleased track by Prince and the usual mix of ’80s hits, misses, mixes and … read more

Virtual C90: June 2017

Virtual C90 - June 2017

This month’s Virtual C90 includes new music from Alison Moyet, OMD, Lindsey Buckingham & Christine McVie, Imagination featuring Leee John and a new solo track from Queen’s Roger Taylor. There are also some new takes on old favourites by U2, … read more

Virtual C90: May 2017

Virtual C90 - May 2017

This month’s Virtual C90 includes new music from Erasure, Alison Moyet, New Kids On The Block, OMD, Paul Weller and more! Plus the usual mix of ’80s hits, misses, mixes and remixes. Enjoy! read more

Virtual C90: April 2017

Virtual C90 April 2017

This month’s Virtual C90 includes new music from Depeche Mode, Madness, Blondie, Mike + The Mechanics, The Jesus & Mary Chain, Erasure and more! Plus the usual mix of ’80s hits, misses, mixes and remixes. Enjoy! read more

Virtual C90: March 2017

Virtual C90 March 2017

What better way to launch our new look than with a brand new Virtual C90? This month we have tracks from new releases by Duran Duran, Marc Almond, Marti Pellow, a-ha’s Paul Waaktaar-Savoy and Asia, plus the usual mix of … read more

Spotification: Elton John

Elton John

It’s fair to say that the ’80s were something of a mixed bag for Elton John. After 1979’s disastrous disco album Victim Of Love, Elton reunited with his estranged writing partner Bernie Taupin. Taupin contributed some lyrics to John’s first … read more

Spotification: Deacon Blue

Deacon Blue

Following a long tradition of no-nonsense, honest-to-goodness Scottish pop groups, Deacon Blue emerged blinking into the sunlight in 1987 with their Raintown album, a lush, slow-burning rock/pop/soul collection that spent over a year on the chart without ever getting higher than #14. … read more