❉ Veteran inkslinger Jon Wilde pays tribute to the inimitable, irreplaceable M.E.S.
❉ Well written, finely acted and just downright entertaining, this is a story that needed telling, writes Ian McCann.
❉ An appreciation of The Velvet Underground’s second album, released on this day in 1968.
❉ Oh boy! This is the best release of this classic show that we’ll ever see, writes Matt Dale.
❉ Shout it from the rooftops –art punks the Skids have at last released a fifth album. 36 years on, they’re still angry as hell.
❉ Danish singer and artist Soho Rezanejad’s debut album weaves a fascinating cabaret.
❉ 45 years on, Carnival of Monsters is still top of the pops! Ian Potter tells us why.
❉ A sprawling, ambitious, dense album, packed with drama and feeling.
❉ Thor & Friends’ second album suits this time of year mightily, offering vivid snatches of pause and recognition.
❉ A touching and quizzical album, from a gent who has long deserved far wider exposure.