❉ We celebrate the debut of the band who accidentally invented modern alternative rock music.
❉ Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 series tells the story behind one of the ultimate cult albums of the 20th century.
❉ Springsteen impersonations, Vance Packard, and Angie Bowie’s coke dealer… It’s the story of ‘Absolute Beginners’!
❉ David Bowie had more than one ‘Laughing Gnome’ up his sleeve. Meet the relatives…
❉ An appreciation of the underground star who “forever changed male sexuality on screen”, who turned 68 on December 31, 2016.
❉ An appreciation of the era-defining soundtrack album for Wim Wenders’ ‘Until the End of the World’, released on this day in 1991.
❉ Luke Haines remains as perverse as ever on his latest album, ‘Smash The System’.