❉ Writer Andrew Hickey is updating his definitive guide to the Monkees’ music – but he needs your support!
❉ The cult indie band’s frontman talks to We Are Cult about the new album and what 2017 may hold for the Blue Aeroplanes.
❉ Sea, sand, shorts, shuttlecocks and snogging: A 1984 interview with George Michael, by Neil Tennant.
❉ ‘The Last Five Years’ to air on the night before what would have been Bowie’s 70th birthday, Beeb comp for 13 January.
❉ An alternative Christmas playlist to soundtrack your festivities!
❉ Hear the single here!
❉ Join NoiseTrade for holiday cheer from artists such as Sleeping At Last, Sloan, Saintseneca, The LeeVees, Andrew Belle and Sugar & The Hi-Lows!
❉ Now A-listed on BBC 6 Music – Taken from their first album in 30 years!
❉ Alt-country stalwarts new album drops February 24 with a tour to follow.
❉ Something furry this way comes, as SFA take Fuzzy Logic and Radiator on the road. Jon Arnold and Martin Ruddock lap it up.