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Since MusicWeb was founded nearly 30 years ago, the internet has moved on, and at an increasing pace. We have been conscious of the need to upgrade the site; for example to make it mobile-friendly. I’m delighted to say that moment has arrived. The new site will be the home for all new reviews and articles published from December 2022 onwards.

The new site represents a really important step in MusicWeb’s development. It will offer a clearer layout, easier navigation and a crisp, modern look.

However, we know that our readers greatly value, as a source for reference, the huge amount of material that MusicWeb has previously published.

Therefore, MusicWeb will now operate on two sites with the old site (where you are now) to be known as the MusicWeb Archive. The old site will not be completely inactive - a number of the more substantial sections (e.g. the indexes) will remain here and continue to be updated.  The Message Board will still work from either site and you will still be able to access all our nearly 60,000-strong back catalogue of reviews and all original articles.

You will know which site you are on because they will look totally different. Links on both sites will mean you can easily flip between the two.

There will be one or two features of the present site which we won’t be able to replicate, at least initially, on the new version. However, I think that any lost features will be amply compensated by the improved look and feel of the new site; furthermore, we will continue to work on it to make it even better for you over time.

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