Blitzed Issue 7 (On sale 2nd March 2023)
The new Blitzed brings you more interviews, features, reviews and news covering the worlds of music, art and culture.
We speak to electronic music legend and former Kraftwerk member Wolfgang Flür about his musical ventures with Pete Duggal and critically-acclaimed album ‘Magazine 1’.
Heaven 17’s ‘The Luxury Gap’ celebrates its 40th Anniversary this year. The new issue of Blitzed looks back at the classic album and also speaks to Martyn Ware about the creation of the songs within, including the pop perfection of chart smash ‘Temptation’.
Soft Cell’s ‘The Art Of Falling Apart’ also celebrates its 40th Anniversary this year, so Blitzed delves into the legacy of the synth-pop duo’s second studio album.
‘Conform To Deform’ is a new publication telling the story of maverick record label Some Bizzare. The new issue of Blitzed reviews the book, speaks to author Wesley Doyle and also includes features exploring the weird and wonderful world of Some Bizzare.
Blitzed also speaks to Anni Hogan about her Some Bizzare years, her Marc And The Mambas adventures as album ‘Torment and Toreros’ celebrates its anniversary this year and her collaborations with Wolfgang Flür.
Duran Duran’s 1982 album ‘Rio’ gets explored as we speak to writer Annie Zaleski about her new book about the classic album.
Blitzed also turns its attention to other legendary album releases, including Siouxsie and the Banshees’ 1982 album ‘Kiss in the Dreamhouse’, Gary Numan’s 1983 offering ‘Warriors’ and David Bowie’s timeless ‘Aladdin Sane’.
Maggie De Monde discusses the genius of Scarlet Fantastic, including their 1987 hit ‘No Memory’. Also in this issue, Lucy Robinson explores the cultural impact of The Special’s ‘Ghost Town’.
The new edition of ‘Dear Mr Pop Star’ features bonkers letters written to famous musicians – and their responses. We feature examples from the book and also speak to one of the writers responsible.
We preview the Electronic Cafe live event in March with exclusive interviews with the acts performing: Beautiful Machines, National Milk Bar and Cult With No Name.
In Blitzed reviews we cast an eye over New Order’s reissue of ‘Low-Life’ as well as releases by Telex, Genesis, Pulse Lab, A Flock Of Seagulls and John Robb’s new book on the history of Goth. Our regular live reviews include reports from The Cure, The Wingmen and Also The Trees.
All this plus the regular Blitzed features and columns!
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