❉ Synthpop is alive! A mix of classic and modern synth music as eclectic as it is inspiring.
❉ Pete Shelley’s importance in British music cannot be overstated, writes Ange Chan.
❉ Ange Chan reports back from the opening night of the post-punk photographer’s exhibition, running until 8 December.
❉ Ange Chan previews a new British musical about friendship, love & survival, set in Soho across 60 years, featuring the songs of Marc Almond and Soft Cell.
❉ Hot on the heels of Unfurnished Rooms, Neil Arthur’s insightful lyrics explore the human condition in this modern day and age, writes Ange Chan.
❉ Dubstar’s long-awaited fourth record, succinctly entitled ‘One’, is their finest album to date, writes Ange Chan.
❉ ‘Scouse Pop’ is an a rare, documented insight into the economic and political backdrop which forged the music that came out of Liverpool during the ’80s and ’90s.
❉ On Sunday 30 September, Marc Almond and Dave Ball reunited for Soft Cell’s celebration of forty years since they met and their last ever show. We Are Cult’s Ange Chan reports back.
❉ We Are Cult’s Ange Chan catches up with genre-hopping ‘post-punk half-drunk atmospheric esoteric electronic balladeers’ Erik Stein and Jon Boux.
❉ 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.