❉ The Fall have never really cared less about being “understood”, and in this respect, deserve to be regarded as a true pop band.
❉ “Self-expression is evil. If thine eye offend thee…”
❉ Have a drink and a drive with Mungo Jerry, take a joyride with Rick Derringer, and go motor bikin’ with Chris Spedding.
❉ Buried treasures from the British psych scene, songbirds Doreen and Irene Chanter, and American soul singer P.P. Arnold.
❉ Everyone Comes To The Freak Show: The Residents’ new career-spanning box set.
❉ The late Zapp frontman’s tasty funk trilogy repackaged.
❉ Luke Haines discusses his solo anthology, midlife crises, Nick Knowles, Lou Reed and luncheon meat.
❉ Miles away from Miles, the pioneering funk/R&B band Mtume.
❉ The once-ubiquitous, post-punk polymath’s solo work, re-evaluated by Tim Worthington.
❉ Journey into the origins of electronica in Europe – from early techno and electro to synth-pop, industrial, ambient and noise experiments.