❉ It’s the reason for the season – Liz Buckley returns with her favourite albums of this year.
❉ It’s Lawrence’s ball, of course, and his newfound freedom since the group’s dissolution resulted in a more freewheeling Felt, the subject of this second set of “revisitations”.
❉ Queen’s music is a fundamental part of the texture of Flash Gordon, an artful fusion of sound and vision, writes Don Klees.
❉ The renowned producer and arranger tells We Are Cult’s Eoghan Lyng about working with Percy Thrillington, aka Paul McCartney.
❉ It is tempting to consign Sky to that enduring but beige ‘easy listening’ category, but to leave it at that would be overly simplistic. There is much in here to beguile and intrigue.
❉ Legendary Damned sticksman chats with We Are Cult’s Eoghan Lyng, previewing his debut solo album.
❉ As Jeff Wayne’s phenomenally successful musical epic celebrates its 40th anniversary, we chat with its creator.
❉ This week: “Ultra-geek deep-dive high-octane Bowie chat par excellence”!
❉ Liz Buckley on her top five favourite albums of this year. We have music, and dance. But mainly music, as dance needs room and no one can afford to buy a room in 2017.
❉ Let the record show, M’Lud – Roger Taylor was right. Exhibit A: The first 6 Queen albums.