❉ Marc Bolan’s ‘difficult’ years – but are they worthy of reappraisal?
❉We review a very special musical tribute to David Bowie.
❉ A thumping treat for fans of funk, picking up where Sly and the Family Stone left off.
❉ A comprehensive, lavishly illustrated reissue of a compelling snapshot of club life in 1990.
❉ We’re asking, they’re answering: This week, writer, broadcaster and T-Rexpert, Mark Paytress.
❉ Clap Your Hands Say Yeah’s fifth album is a short but sweet effort.
❉ Will Brooker looks at the continuity of Bowie’s work through the prism of his recurrent themes.
❉ Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 series tells the story behind one of the ultimate cult albums of the 20th century.
❉ We asked rock journalist Hermione Moonraker to write a few words about her love for Brian Pern (1951-2017).
❉ “It’s Friday, it’s still number one… it’s Top of the Pops!”