❉ Andy Murray in conversation with the incomparable comedian, author, poet, playwright, musician, actor, director… and cyclist.
❉ For all that Cowboy Junkies’ first new recording since 2012 may musically call to mind 1988, it’s very much an album for 2018.
❉ Unravelling the genesis of David Bowie’s Space Oddity, released on this day in 1969.
❉ 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.
❉ Pet Shop Boys announce that the fourth set of ‘Catalogue’ reissues, ‘Behaviour’, ‘Very’ and ‘Bilingual’, will be released on August 31st, 2018.
❉ 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.
❉ 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.
❉ The nicest surprise from Sweden since Benny, Bjorn, Anni Frid and Agnetha buried their thirty–year-long hatchet.