Lifting Shadows

The Authorized Biography of Dream Theater. Now in paperback.

Lifting Shadows is the authorized biography of Dream Theater.

Now available in paperback, the book traces the band’s history from their mid-1980’s Long Island origins through to the present, in full, frank and revealing detail.

This new, revised edition has been fully updated by author Rich Wilson who conducted all-new interviews with the band and others. It covers the departure of founding drummer Mike Portnoy, their search for his successor, and subsequent return to recording and touring success.

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Our pal Ben Wardle on the the lure of vinyl. Particularly the serendipitous kind.

A&Rmchair is a blog about being old enough to remember seeing the Clash, whilst noting that quite a lot has changed since then. A&R, stands for Artists and Repertoire - a job I performed for years with the skill and determination of a vindictive traffic warden; Armchair is the leather one I currentl…

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A&Rmchair: Haven't you got enough records already?
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Rocket 88 shared Dave Haslam's photo.

Dave Haslam is selling ALL HIS VINYL Approx 4300 records, around 90% 12" singles, 10% albums.

Time has come. Vinyl sale. ALL MY VINYL is for sale, but ideally I would like someone to take the whole lot. Approx 4300 records, around 90% 12" singles, 10% albums. If anyone is interested in buying the collection or can point me towards someone who might, please get in touch.

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Laurent Garnier picks some of his fave clubs for Red Bulletin—who really, really like Electrochoc Only at

In his book Electrochoc, French DJ legend Laurent Garnier looks back on a 30-year career that has seen him play all the best nightclubs on the planet. Here, Garnier picks his current favourites

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DJ Laurent Garnier talks about his favourite clubs | The Red Bulletin
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