❉ This week: Writer and keyboardist for Scritti Politti and Dream Themes, Rhodri Marsden. He’s not really into films.
❉ We chat with Bauhaus’ Kevin Haskins about his book ‘Bauhaus – Undead’, a visual chronicle of the band’s musical journey.
❉ Veteran inkslinger Jon Wilde pays tribute to the inimitable, irreplaceable M.E.S.
❉ The story of music that couldn’t have been made anywhere else but Manchester.
❉ Stephen T Porter picks his favourite tracks of 2017.
❉ “It’s not even ambition, it’s total obsession with being a star”
❉ A book about growing up in the dark side of the 70s with the darkest, most inappropriate pop culture ever.
❉ We’re asking, they’re answering: This week, writer, broadcaster and T-Rexpert, Mark Paytress.
❉Proustian remembrances of things past, this particular musical madeleine being the Pixies’ Trompe Le Monde.
❉ It’s Goldfrapp before Goldfrapp! The complete works of ‘70s band Fox under one roof.