❉ This week: Writer and keyboardist for Scritti Politti and Dream Themes, Rhodri Marsden. He’s not really into films.
❉ Curxes mouthpiece Roberta Fidora waxes cynical about her cult faves, inspirations and… wood cladding?
❉ Gothic post-punk, referencing Jodorowsky, True Detective, 2666 and Dave Eggers.
❉ Review and chat about new folk/electronica label with Will Salmon.
❉ We’re asking, they’re answering. This week: Singer/songwriter Lauren Hoffman lets her freak flag fly.
❉ Mabel Greer’s Toyshop were the precursor to Yes – and they’re back, looking to the past with one foot in the present.
❉ Danish singer and artist Soho Rezanejad’s debut album weaves a fascinating cabaret.
❉ A sprawling, ambitious, dense album, packed with drama and feeling.
❉ Thor & Friends’ second album suits this time of year mightily, offering vivid snatches of pause and recognition.
❉ A touching and quizzical album, from a gent who has long deserved far wider exposure.