❉ How was 2019 in pop music? For odd, find-and-curate-yourself music, it was great! Eyes down…
❉ Ace Records celebrates some of the more obscure and forgotten female Merseybeat artists.
❉ Stephen Porter on Cherry Red’s excellent retrospective of Dollar’s shiny ’80s pop.
❉ “Not recommended if you’ve just eaten your dinner”
❉ Stephen Porter revisits the halcyon days of teen pop’s most complex idol.
❉ 2019 – pop music just gets better and better.
❉ Another splendid addition from Cherry Red to this fertile and febrile period in pop music history.
❉ So many great bands and songs! Stephen Porter on the top 100 songs in a brilliant year for pop music
❉ We pore over the super-deluxe anniversary edition of The House of Love’s tremendous debut album in all its beautiful, brooding, spiritual glory.
❉ Throwing blues, gospel and nu-soul into the mix, ‘Zinc’ is a remarkable debut album from a major talent and an obvious future star.