❉ Martin Ruddock traces the genesis of Space Oddity, released 50 years ago today.
❉ Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ Yellow Submarine comes this fully authorised graphic novel adaptation written and illustrated by Bill Morrison.
❉ Life begins at 40 in the second volume of Kenneth Womack’s biography of the legendary producer.
❉ Legendary Slade bassist and co-writer chats with We Are Cult about his first release in over a decade and his life in music.
❉ An ‘illuminating’ chat with reformed synthpop outfit Fiat Lux about their past, present and future.
❉ Paul Abbott reflects on the much-derided genre of the music biopic.
❉ The arrangements of Drake’s Admiral, curated by Bob Stanley.
❉ The Ghosts of Christmas Television Past.
❉ Is this the boldest musical statement a solo Beatle made during Lennon’s lifetime?
❉ The Beatles’ Christmas records were as as joyous as anything they produced, if much sillier.