❉ Over Killing Joke’s forty year lifespan, the state of the world may not have got any better, but that’s good for us as it’s the fuel they still pour on their creative fire.
❉ The Police’s collection of five albums in six years plus a bonus disc is an arresting one, writes Eoghan Lyng.
❉ We Are Cult’s musical majordomo Eoghan Lyng compiles a chronological decalogue of Floydian peaks.
❉ Not to mince words, this is the most Brexit package of extras for a major album reissue in living memory
❉ Time has been very kind to The White Album, fifty years on, and Giles Martin has made every effort to breathe new life into these tracks.
❉ St Etienne’s Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs round up an impeccable collection of cuts by middle-aged artists coming to terms with the late 60s.
❉ Don’t Brexit – BRIX IT! Nick Walters meets Brix and the Extricated one year on from their last encounter and reviews their new album Breaking State.
❉ The British pop hitmaker waxes lyrical about Wax, his post-10cc collaboration with the late Andrew Gold.
❉ Rooted in the folk traditions of Ireland and Britain, ‘Hide and Hair’ is far from a trial, writes Eoghan Lyng.
❉ Ben Adams assesses the latest doorstop compendium of Bowie’s released work, including 1987’s much-maligned Never Let Me Down and two live albums.