An exhibition dedicated to Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain launches on 18th July at Ireland’s Museum of Style Icons (in Newbridge, 50 kilometres southwest of Dublin) through to 30th September 2018. Kurt Cobain’s mother, sisters and daughter will open Growing Up Kurt Cobain, an exhibition of personal artefacts belonging to the legend Kurt Cobain. His car, his…

John Carpenter’s Big Trouble in Little China soundtrack backs on vinyl for the first time in 30 years, according to Pitchfork. The soundtrack for the classic 1986 film is being reissued by Mondo. “The 2xLP, 180-gram reissue comes in two colors: the “clear lightning bolt” version, a San Diego Comic-Con exclusive with only 500 pressed,…

After five years of painstaking research and hard work, Rich Tupica’s epic tome on the deep end of the Big Star story is ready and it arrives in August via HoZac Books. According to HoZac Books, at 400+ pages, There Was A Light is stocked with a wealth of previously-unseen color photos, personal ephemera from…

Spiritualized’s new album is coming. And Nothing Hurt will be released 7th September via Bella Union in the UK/Europe and Fat Possum in the US. And Nothing Hurt is Spiritualized’s eighth album, the follow up to 2012’s Sweet Heart, Sweet Light. From the opening lullaby of A Perfect Miracle through to the fading Morse Code…

Michael Jackson: On the Wall exhibition (at the National Portrait Gallery) explores his influence on some of the leading names in contemporary art, spanning several generations of artists across all media. Curated by Dr Nicholas Cullinan, Director of the National Portrait Gallery, the exhibition has opened this summer, to coincide with what would have been…

The beach, the mountain or Las Vegas, any place is good to read a good music book. Here is our selection for you: – ‘Lemon Jail: On the Road with the Replacements’ Bill Sullivan Univ Of Minnesota Press $22.95 A tour diary of life on the road with one of Minnesota’s greatest bands—with nearly 100…

Jack White has announced Live at Third Man Records /// Nashville & Cass Corridor, a new 3xLP release collecting two of his intimate performances around his latest solo album, Boarding House Reach. The new vinyl-only, on black, blue and white vinyl, comes with a “Jack White logo flag” and three “glossy, 8×10, professionally-shot photos” by…

Architects, industrial designers, technology experts and musicians have joined forces to create Logigram, a singular premium quality and 100% manual turntable. Behind this turntable (designed, developed and produced entirely in italy) is DEFOSS (Design, furniture and objects in space), a group of international architects and designers founded by Luca Chieregato, italian architect and designer, and…