❉ Griffiths makes a convincing case that this long, dark weekend of the soul is a crucial point in Adams’s career, writes Jon Arnold.
❉ A guide to Virgin territory for New Adventures novices and hardcore NAstalgics alike.
❉ Whose Time War is it anyway? Jon Arnold on Alan Moore’s early ’80s Doctor Who work.
❉ Jon Arnold on the not-so-jolly green giant’s TV movie trilogy, the first small steps towards a Marvel cinematic universe.
❉ A beautifully crafted album that has the confidence and grace of a band at their peak.
❉ Country-folk – just for old giffers? Jon Arnold listens without prejudice.
❉ The music world is a better place for the return of former Mansun frontman Paul Draper.
❉ The groundbreaking biographical drama of England’s ‘stately homo’ arrives on Blu-Ray.
❉ Decades is a shameless embrace of the full glory of what the concept album can do.
❉ A remainder that sometimes the bad times can be endured for the sake of some joy.