❉ Paul Abbott reviews a triple-decker slab of Funk from Cherry Red’s Robinsongs label.
❉ This detour down Glam’s back alleys has more should-have-been hits than perhaps any other box set.
❉ Two of Bananarama’s most stylish albums finally receive the expanded edition treatment.
❉ Featuring all 5 tracks from the legendary BOWPROMO LP and previously unheard original demo of ‘Andy Warhol’ featuring David Bowie.
❉ Mozes and the Firstborn’s third full length album is wonderfully, dazzlingly tongue in cheek, writes Eoghan Lyng.
❉ A neat, often illuminating collection of Manchester songs from every big modern era and scene, writes Andy Murray.
❉ Contemporary in virtues, traditional in ornamentation, ‘And Then’ makes for vigorous listening.
❉ The Mancunian band’s second album is eclectic, punchy, dynamic, guileless and thoroughly inventive.
❉ It’s the reason for the season – Liz Buckley returns with her favourite albums of this year.
❉ If you’ve never heard a note by The Residents before, you could easily dip your toe in here and very quickly gauge the flavour of their career so far.