❉ Journey into the origins of electronica in Europe – from early techno and electro to synth-pop, industrial, ambient and noise experiments.
❉ The music world is a better place for the return of former Mansun frontman Paul Draper.
❉ Richard Thompson blazes with passion as he revisits 14 classics from his catalogue.
❉ Strange, surprising, thrilling, funny, impenetrable and accessible, this is a practically perfect Fall album.
❉ The fifth album of Electronica, Psych, Radiophonics, Drone and wyrd folk by Keith Seatman.
❉ Decades is a shameless embrace of the full glory of what the concept album can do.
❉ A bruised Brian Wilson may have stood down from the helm after Smile but he was still hugely gifted and capable.
❉ A female folk Nuggets, from one of music’s most fertile periods.
❉ Distant echoes of lost transmissions, wreathed in the music of the spheres.
❉ A remainder that sometimes the bad times can be endured for the sake of some joy.