❉ At eight hour long episodes, this is a slow burner of a serial and needs commitment to reach to the end but it is worth sticking at.
❉ Stephen Graham revisits Neil Hannon’s sixth studio album, deep into the twenty-first century.
❉ In releasing Raindances, Esoteric Records have captured a wonderful body of work from one of the most interesting and adventurous prog-folk outfits of their time.
❉ Throwing blues, gospel and nu-soul into the mix, ‘Zinc’ is a remarkable debut album from a major talent and an obvious future star.
❉ This is a box set for Pink Floyd aficionados and music lovers, brimming with surprises, writes Eoghan Lyng.
❉ Sidney Hayers’ 1971 thriller boasts a number of familiar names in fresh-faced early roles, including James Cosmo, Lesley-Anne Down, and David Essex making his second screen appearance.
❉ All aboard the Mystery Machine! Writer Liz Dickinson takes a nostalgic look back at the long-running cartoon franchise. Jinkies!
❉ Today we mourn the loss of Lindsay Kemp, who is THE foremost performance art talent of this country. He died today at the age of 80 and leaves a legacy of talent in the stars he inspired, including Kate Bush, Marc Almond and most famously David Bowie.
❉ Samantha Veal looks back on the enduring musical legacy of the man who defined the sound of BBC Light Entertainment.
❉ Ange Chan profiles the ‘London Irish’ singer-songwriter, and looks ahead to Linda’s forthcoming EP launch gig next month.