❉ News of a set of long-awaited shows by BAUHAUS co-founders DAVID J HASKINS and PETER MURPHY.
❉ In addition to their new material Moulding and Chambers plan to play songs from the XTC catalogue, some of which have not been played live since 1982.
❉ Deluxe/Debris is the perfect soundtrack for complicated times, writes Ange Chan, who talks with the band about the album.
❉ A sonic biography of both the band and the man. Honestly, you won’t spend a better 60 quid this year.
❉ “We’re halfway through the year….. and it’s been brilliant.” Half-Term Report: Forty Assorted Classics You May Have Missed!
❉ 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.