OMD FAN PARTY 2014

An OMD Fan Party is being organised for this coming October – and Messages is happy to announce that we’ll be involved. The event takes place on the weekend of 17th-19th October in Altrincham, South Manchester. The schedule of events … Read More

SIGNED COPIES OF MOODS, MEMORIES & OTHER MANOEUVRES

We are very pleased to announce that we now have signed editions of Julia Kneale’s book Moods, Memories And Other Manoeuvres available to buy from the Messages Shop. Moods, Memories And Other Manoeuvres forms a very personal story from one … Read More

MAL HOLMES INTERVIEW 2003

Following on from his involvement in post-OMD outfit The Listening Pool, MAL HOLMES launched new record label Fin Music to develop new talent. In 2003 MAL HOLMES was working with a variety of singers and musicians, such as Dean Johnson … Read More

JO MOONEY INTERVIEW 2003

Back to the archives for this interview from 2003 with musician and singer JO MOONEY. Jo was one of the artists that MAL HOLMES was working with at the time as he was very keen to promote and develop new … Read More

The Beginner’s Guide To STEPHEN HAGUE

Portland born STEPHEN HAGUE first came to musical prominence in 1984 with his production of MALCOLM McLAREN’s ‘Madam Butterfly’, an incongruous blend of opera, soul, hip-hop and electropop. Although already an experienced hand having already notched up a hit with … Read More

THE GAMES – CIRCUS MINIMUS

The release of the album Circus Minimus by The Games sheds light on one of many of the lost bands that emerged from the Wirral and Liverpool music scene of the late 70s/early 80s. The Games consisted of Brendan Coyle, … Read More

FOTONOVELA – A TON OF LOVE

The Greek connection… Greek production duo Fotonovela are probably best known for their work with synthpop duo Marsheaux, the outfit of which Andy McCluskey said “I do have a soft spot for Marsheaux I have to say. They have a … Read More

ELECTRONIC SOUND Issue 06 Out Now…

The first 2014 issue of ELECTRONIC SOUND is now out and it is a most welcome return after some of the well intentioned but ultimately flawed coverage of synthpop in the media of late. Luckily, ELECTRONIC SOUND maintains electronic music’s … Read More

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