❉ Any fan of Oi should go out and buy this set, writes Brad Shepherd. There are some classic Oi anthems here, with top notch musicianship – these tracks really deliver.
❉ For their 31st studio album, Hawkwind have collaborated with songwriter and conductor Mike Batt on a series of orchestral manoeuvres.
❉ Emerging onto Blu Ray for the very first time David Weisman and John Palmer’s Ciao! Manhattan is an odd, fragmentary, fitfully impressive patchwork quilt of a movie.
❉ Andrew Nette’s excellent monograph of Norman Jewison’s film is “one of the best examples of critical writing I’ve ever had the privilege of enjoying”.
❉ Bowie’s veteran sideman takes centre-stage in this readable, eclectic biography, thoroughly revised and updated for 2018.
❉ DON’T GO INTO THE CELLAR, as they said on Rentaghost.
❉ Paul Abbott talks to the writer and artist of Titan Comics’ 50th anniversary authorised graphic novel adaptation.
❉ Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ Yellow Submarine comes this fully authorised graphic novel adaptation written and illustrated by Bill Morrison.
❉ At eight hour long episodes, this is a slow burner of a serial and needs commitment to reach to the end but it is worth sticking at.
❉ Stephen Graham revisits Neil Hannon’s sixth studio album, deep into the twenty-first century.