❉ 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.
❉ Ange Chan profiles the ‘London Irish’ singer-songwriter, and looks ahead to Linda’s forthcoming EP launch gig next month.
❉ Oh, Vienna! We Are Cult’s resident synthpop queen Ange Chan offers a rough guide to Ultravox.
❉ Deluxe/Debris is the perfect soundtrack for complicated times, writes Ange Chan, who talks with the band about the album.
❉ Gary Numan sideman and co-writer of Visage’s Fade To Grey, on the new Electronic Circus LP, working with Katja von Kassel, playing SynthWave 2 and more.
❉ An ‘illuminating’ chat with reformed synthpop outfit Fiat Lux about their past, present and future.