❉ Eoghan Lyng talks with the co-producer of The Who’s last grand statement, released 40 years ago today.
❉ We Are Cult’s Eoghan Lyng waxes lyrical about Stockport’s finest and the esoteric, inventive pop of their never-bettered second album.
❉ O’Connell writes with wit and repartee on the influence of “George Lucas, Steven Spielberg, a shark, two motherships, some gremlins, ghostbusters and a man of steel”.
❉ Eoghan Lyng reviews the second themed A Year In The Country album of 2018, a conceptual musical package.
❉ BASCA-nominated song cycle ‘Oracles’ is a powerful work of acceptance and integrity by an extraordinary vocalist, writes Eoghan Lyng.
❉ Legendary Slade bassist and co-writer chats with We Are Cult about his first release in over a decade and his life in music.
❉ Roger Waters breathes new life into the misunderstood ‘Animals’ on the opening night of his UK tour.
❉ The nicest surprise from Sweden since Benny, Bjorn, Anni Frid and Agnetha buried their thirty–year-long hatchet.
❉ Legendary former Dr Feelgood guitarist Wilko Johnson returns with ‘Blow Your Mind’, his first album of new material in 30 years.
❉ Pastiche? 1978’s ‘The Rutles’ album is nothing less than a classic album in its own right. Respect is due, writes Eoghan Lyng.