The new issue of PSNEurope would have landed on your desks this morning, and this month’s is a bumper one. Featuring the maestros behind some of the greatest studio work in music over the past 12 months, we’ve got Smashing Pumpkins’ Billy Corgan talking about his latest record, Nadine Shah engineer Ben Hillier explaining the success behind her 2017 release, Holiday Destination, plus loads more.
Because this month’s issue is such an aural treat, the only thing we thought would improve the experience of reading the magazine was… listening to it, too!
We’ve put together a Spotify playlist of the work that’s referenced in the latest issue - from Morrissey’s comeback single, Spent the Day in Bed, to tracks from Billy Corgan's much-anticipated new album, Ogilala.
Here’s a track-by-track rundown of some of this month’s sonic highlights:
1) Spent the Day in Bed - Morrissey
(Produced by Joe Chiccarelli, who give us the inside track on how he produced the upcoming Morrissey album Low In High School. Check out pages 19-21 for more).
2) Out the Way - Nadine Shah
(We spoke to Ben Hillier, who mixed Shah’s latest album Holiday Destination. Read how he put it together on pages 38-40).
3) Electric Trim - Lee Ranaldo
(Sonic Youth guitarist Lee Ranaldo spoke to us about his third and most unexpected solo release to date. Read all about it on page 45).
4) Rock & Roll Queen - The Subways
(PSNEurope editor Dan Gumble spoke to the band’s frontman Billy Corgan about producing their third album. Head to pages 42-43 to read all about it.)
5) Aeronaut - William Patrick Corgan
(In our November edition, William Patrick ‘Billy’ Corgan tells us all about the making of his latest solo effort and how he collaborated with rock producer extraordinaire Rick Rubin to create one of this year’s best and most unexpected rock releases. Head to page 16 for more.)
6) Zowie - William Patrick Corgan
7) Wrong - Depeche Mode
(Ben Hillier, mentioned above, has also produced for the likes of Depeche Mode and Blur).
8) Moon Dust - Cherry Glazerr (produced by Joe Chiccarelli)
9) Music Is My Radar - Blur (produced by Ben Hillier)
10) Walking with Thee - Clinic (produced by Ben Hillier)
If you like it, why not follow us on Spotify @psneurope? We’ll be rolling out loads more interactive magazine content over the next few months, so keep your eyes peeled…