❉ Review and chat about new folk/electronica label with Will Salmon.
❉ Ace Records’ Liz Buckley on her close encounters of the MES kind.
❉ Mabel Greer’s Toyshop were the precursor to Yes – and they’re back, looking to the past with one foot in the present.
❉ Veteran inkslinger Jon Wilde pays tribute to the inimitable, irreplaceable M.E.S.
❉ Shout it from the rooftops –art punks the Skids have at last released a fifth album. 36 years on, they’re still angry as hell.
❉ 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.
❉ An early snapshot of a band that went on to be one of the biggest British groups ever.