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Now That’s What I Call a milestone

By Alex Wiggan Brace yourself, the next album in the Now That’s What I Call Music series is on the horizon – and it’s a biggie! It’s taken 35 years, but the Now series is about to hit triple figures with the release of Now That’s What I Call Music 100! Yep, Now 100! Feeling pretty ancient right about now, aren’t ya? … Continue reading

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The Greatest Showman soundtrack is still at No.1

By Alex Wiggan The soundtrack album to the movie, The Greatest Showman is still the UK’s No.1 album. The album – which features the hit song ‘This Is Me’ – has now been at the top of the charts for 11 consecutive weeks. The only other album in the last 30 years to achieve this same feat is ’21’ by … Continue reading

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The Tuesday Talking Point #21: What is your favourite Christmas song?

By Alex Wiggan We’re five days into December and the radio stations have started playing Christmas songs. OK, so most shops have been blasting out the festive favourites since the beginning of November, but now that we’re just three weeks away from Christmas, and the radio stations have made things ‘official’, it now seems acceptable to sing along to the … Continue reading

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Watch/listen: The Midnight – ‘Nocturnal’

By Alex Wiggan Time to conclude a day of awesome ‘80s-inspired electro/synth tunes with yet another cracking playlist. Hopefully you’ve enjoyed listening to everything that’s cropped up so far today. You have? Great! Here’s one more. Following on from this morning’s posts on NewRetroWave’s ‘Future Awaits’ mixtape and The Prime Thanatos’ ‘Best of Timecop 1983’, I’m now serving up another electro … Continue reading

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Watch/listen: ‘Best of Timecop 1983’ – The Prime Thanatos

By Alex Wiggan OK, let’s keep this morning’s theme going… Earlier today, I posted a YouTube video, highlighting NewRetroWave’s new mixtape, ‘The Future Awaits’. If you adore ‘80s electro/synth music but you’ve not had chance to check it out yet, then I highly recommend you check it out ASAP – it’s 90-minutes of damn fine music! For this next jaunt … Continue reading

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Six X-Men stories everyone should read

By Alex Wiggan With the X-Men currently undergoing somewhat of a comic book renaissance, and three (yes, THREE) X-Men films due out next year, now is a good time to reconnect with Marvel’s mighty mutants. So, today the Honcho-SFX blog is casting the spotlight on some of the best-loved X-Men stories of the past 54 years, to help everyone delve … Continue reading

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Gambit: Director and new release date confirmed

By Alex Wiggan A few minutes ago I posted the first official trailer for X-Men spin-off movie, The New Mutants – if you’ve not seen it yet I advise you to check it out. I’m now posting news about another X-Men spin-off movie – the long-discussed Gambit movie. This morning is turning out to be a right X-fest! Last week, … Continue reading

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BBC to introduce new pop show

By Alex Wiggan The BBC is reintroducing a mainstream music programme to BBC One. The show – called Sounds Like Friday Night – will be presented by radio presenter Greg James and rapper A.Dot and will hit screens in October. Broadcast live from Television Centre, Sounds Like Friday Night will feature bands, interviews and sketches and will be the BBC’s … Continue reading

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Watch: Marvel’s Guardians’ Inferno video – You won’t regret it

By Alex Wiggan There are awesome music videos and then there are awesome music videos and what you’re about to watch – so long as you click the play button below – is one seriously AWESOME music video! Guardians’ Inferno is a music promo designed to coincide with the digital release of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.2 in the US. The … Continue reading

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SDCC: Stan Lee the focus of Marvel Netflix trailer

By Alex Wiggan A new Marvel/Netflix trailer has been released featuring comic book icon, Stan Lee. The trailer features clips taken from forthcoming superhero team-up show, The Defenders, with Stan Lee providing a voice over throughout. The one-minute clip – titled Stan Lee: The Man, the myth, the Marvel Hero – has Lee referring to the Marvel characters as the … Continue reading

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